PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training

Level: Advanced
Rating: 4.6/5 4.64/5 Based on 340 Reviews

This PRINCE2 certification course provides the knowledge required to prepare for and take both the PRINCE2 Foundation certification exam and Practitioner exam. Attend this highly interactive course and get certified in one of the most widely used methods for managing projects in the world. And earn 29 PDUs!


PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training

Key Features of this PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation Training:

  • Earn PRINCE2 certification online or in class
  • Foundation and Practitioner exams included
  • Take2 exam re-sit included (eligible on public events starting after April 1, 2021)
  • PRINCE2 manual and pre-course study guide included
  • After-course instructor coaching included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for and take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Exams
  • Apply the proven PRINCE2 project management process model
  • Implement the PRINCE2 principles, a framework of good practice
  • Initiate projects with clear scope, agreed responsibilities, and acceptable risk levels
  • Apply minimum controls to keep projects on track and deliver agreed levels of quality
  • Close projects with expected outcomes, next steps, and lessons
  • Improve exam-taking techniques with sample questions and papers



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  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • Earn 29 PMI PDUs
  • Tuition can be paid later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
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PRINCE2 6th Edition Foundation and Practitioner Course Information

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner and Foundation Course Description

    Learning Tree’s PRINCE2 certification training course includes 29 hours of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) presented by a real-world PRINCE2 practitioner. 

  • Requirements

    • To sit for Practitioner exam, passing the PRINCE2 Foundation certificate, or providing proof of holding at least one of the following certifications:
      • PMP (Project Management Professional)
      • CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management)
      • IPMA Level A (Certified Projects Director)
      • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
      • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
      • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)
  • Course Preparation

    • Prior to the course, we recommend 20 hours of study of the following PRINCE2 materials that will be sent to you three weeks prior to the course:
      • PRINCE2® manual, " Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®"
      • Study guide to help structure your reading of the manual
    • During the course, two hours of evening study each night is required
  • Certification & Exam Information

    • This course offers you the opportunity to earn the following industry credits and certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner.
  • Take2 Exam Retake Information

    Wouldn’t you like to sit your exam knowing that you could have another shot if the outcome is not what you expected? With Learning Tree, now you can! Effective April 1, 2021, this Learning Tree training course features the Take2 re-sit exam option. In the case of an unsuccessful result, you can retake the exam within six months of your first try.

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PRINCE2 6th Edition Foundation and Practitioner Course Outline

  • Introduction to PRINCE2

    • A structured project management approach
    • Key elements of PRINCE2 and how they work together
    • Tailoring PRINCE2 for projects of varying sizes
    • The principles that guide good practices of PRINCE2
  • Building the Pre–Project Foundation

    Starting up a project process

    • Determining project objectives and approach
    • Establishing the benefits and risks

    Establishing the business case

    • Judging desirability, viability and achievability
    • Supporting decision–making in the business investment

    Structuring the project management team

    • Defining and establishing the project’s structure
    • Ensuring appropriate governance
    • Representing stakeholders
  • Planning and Initiating a Project

    Producing the Project Initiation Documentation

    • Planning project delivery and quality goals
    • Setting up the project management controls
    • Developing a robust business case
    • Assembling the Project Initiation Documentation (PID)

    Designing the controls of the project

    • Creating the project plan
    • Identifying the project stages
    • Establishing tolerance criteria
    • Creating monitoring and reporting mechanisms

    The PRINCE2 approach to planning

    • Establishing the planning levels
    • Employing product–based planning
    • Creating the Product Breakdown Structure (PBS) and Product Flow Diagram (PFD)
    • Establishing product descriptions

    Applying risk assessment to decision–making

    • Analysing the risks
    • Devising risk responses
    • Ongoing management of risk
  • Managing the Project

    Controlling a stage process

    • Assigning work, monitoring and reporting progress
    • Dealing with issues and taking corrective actions
    • Handling the day–to–day management of the stage

    Driving the product delivery process

    • Controlling the link between the project manager and the team manager
    • Accepting and executing the Work Packages
    • Handing the product back to the project manager

    Change control and the approach to quality

    • Creating and verifying products that are fit for purpose
    • Incorporating issues and change control
    • Keeping products safe

    Managing the project stage boundaries

    • Assuring the project board of stage completion
    • Preparing the next stage plan
    • Testing to ensure the business case is sound
  • The Final Stage

    Closing the project

    • Accepting the Project Product
    • Achieving the PID objectives

    Identifying follow–on actions

    • Planning to measure benefit delivery
    • Evaluating the project and improving future performance through lessons learned
  • Foundation and Practitioner Exams

    Preparing for the exams

    • Gaining insight into the exam process
    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Practising with test questions and mock papers

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PRINCE2 6th Edition Foundation and Practitioner Training FAQs

  • What is PRINCE2 certification and how beneficial is it?

    Organizations looking to improve their practices in managing projects have consistently found structured methods to be of immense benefit. PRINCE2® is a well-established standard structured method for managing projects and reducing uncertainty in project delivery. PRINCE2® is used by numerous private sector organizations worldwide and is mandatory on many European public sector projects.

    Certification in project management skills is a growing expectation in many organizations. The PRINCE2® Foundation certificate in project management certificate in project management and Practitioner certification increases your credibility and demonstrates a thorough understanding of project processes and the PRINCE2® method.

  • PRINCE2 vs. PMP: What is the difference?

    The Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a project management standard that follows guidance from the PMBOK. It covers widely accepted techniques for improved project management processes. PRINCE2 is a methodology which prescribes processes and techniques for running projects. When choosing which project management certification to pursue, you should take into account that the two certifications are more popular in certain geographic regions. PMP is more popular in the United States, for example, while PRINCE2 is more prevalent in the United Kingdom and Europe.

  • How much does the PRINCE2 Foundation exam cost?

    The cost of the exam is normally $229 USD, but the fees for both the Foundation and Practitioner exams are included in the price of course tuition.

  • What happens if I fail the Foundation or Practitioner exam?

    If you do not pass your Foundation Exam, you will be given an opportunity to retake it and a fee will apply. If you pass the Foundation Exam but fail the Practitioner Exam, you will be able to retake your exam after your course and a fee will apply.

  • How long does it take to receive results?

    PeopleCert strives to deliver results to Learning Tree within two to four weeks of receiving exams. However, with the growing popularity of PRINCE2®, this time is occasionally longer. Learning Tree will mail your practitioner examination results to you upon receiving it from PeopleCert.

  • How do I keep my PRINCE2 Practitioner certifications up to date?

    You have two choices. You can sit the re-registration exam every 3 years. Or, you can join the AXELOS Professional Development program (visit and complete Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities where you earn a digital badge that shows that your skills and practical knowledge are current. This digital badge also qualifies PRINCE2 Practitioners to work toward the PRINCE2 Agile Certification.

  • What is the relationship between Learning Tree, PEOPLECERT and AXELOS?

    Both Learning Tree and this course have been accredited by PEOPLECERT. As an Accredited Training Organization (ATO), Learning Tree and its trainers have been approved to deliver this course and invigilate PRINCE2 exams. PEOPLECERT is responsible for providing the examinations, and marking and notifying Learning Tree and the learner of the results.

  • How do I know if I am eligible for the Take2 exam retake option?

    For publicly scheduled course events with a start date after April 1, 2021, Learning Tree will set up the Take2 option for all attendees when we order your exam voucher. If you aren’t successful on your first exam, you will be notified by PeopleCert that you are eligible to register for the exam retake. Unfortunately, those who attended a course event before April 1 and attendees of private or closed training events are not eligible for this benefit unless this has been pre-agreed.

  • How much does the Take2 exam retake cost?

    Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds of dollars, there is no additional cost to you to sign up for the Take2 re-sit program. Take2 is an additional complimentary benefit offered to you by Learning Tree.

  • Does the Take2 exam retake option expire?

    Yes, you must re-sit the exam within six months of your initial exam.

PRINCE2 Certification Training Reviews

Kenneth M. - Commander Operations Branch, NATO

“The course was good and it prepared me for the certification exam.”

Tracey T. - Breakthru Beverage Company

“Great teacher and the class was really good.”

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