PRINCE2® (6th edition) Foundation & Practitioner
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PRINCE2® (6th edition) Foundation & Practitioner

Course Overview 

PRINCE2® is the world's most practised method for Project Management, with over one million certified professionals across 150 countries worldwide. Developed by leading best practice solutions provider AXELOS, it offers a practical, flexible and scalable methodology to help manage any project, regardless of size or type.

The PRINCE2 (6th Edition) online course covers the PRINCE2 methodology, which is a made up of seven core Principles, Themes and Processes. The Principles represent the 'why', the Themes represent the 'what', and the Processes represent the 'how' of project management – and together they provide a clear path to project management success.

The PRINCE2 Foundation course will help you learn and understand the PRINCE2 principles and terminology, training you to become an informed member of any project management team.

The PRINCE2 Practitioner course will teach you how to apply PRINCE2 to the organising, running and managing of a project. At this level, you will have an excellent knowledge of the relationships between the PRINCE2 principles and products.

This training course is also available in a Virtual Classroom format.

PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The swirl logo ™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Fully accredited course materials
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Tutor Support Available
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Fully accredited course materials
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Why study the PRINCE2 Online course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 600,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

PRINCE2 training and other Project Management courses are beneficial to individuals as well as to organisations. The qualifications will help you and your organisation to run more effectively and have your projects delivered more efficiently.

Benefits to an individual

  •    Learn the UK's de-facto standard for project management.
  •    Recognised around the world. 
  •    Boost your confidence in managing projects.
  •    Improve your employability and career prospects. 
  •    PRINCE2 is a prerequisite for many Project Management job roles, especially at Project Manager level. 

Benefits to an organisation

  •    Be able to facilitate the successful implementation and adoption of the PRINCE2 methodology.
  •    Speak and understand a common project management language. 
  •    Gain a clear understanding of the defined processes, controls, roles, and responsibilities. 
  •    Use a consistent approach to facilitate successful projects, every time.

Is this PRINCE2 Online course suitable for me?

This package includes both the PRINCE2 certifications for PRINCE2 Foundation level and PRINCE2 Practitioner level, and as such, would suit project management beginners looking to progress to Practitioner level.

We recommend taking this PRINCE2 qualification if you’re looking to gain first-class project management skills, improve your employment prospects and build a career in project management. 

Practitioners currently holding the PRINCE2 (6th Edition) certification are not required to take the updated 2017 exams but are recommended to familiarise themselves with the new course material.

Discover how to become a Project Manager.


To start studying the PRINCE2 training course for the Foundation qualification, it helps to have some general understanding of project management. That said, there are no formal prerequisites.

To enrol onto the PRINCE2 training course for the Practitioner qualification, you will need to have passed one of the following:

  •    PRINCE2 Foundation certification (5th Edition or 6th Edition)
  •    Project Management Professional (PMP)
  •    Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  •    IPMA Level A, B, C, or D

What jobs can I apply for after my PRINCE2 training? 

Upon completion of the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner course, you can start working in range of Project Management job roles, including:

PRINCE2 Foundation certificate 

  •    Project Administrator - £22k
  •    Project Management Analyst - £28k
  •    Junior Project Manager - £29k  
  •    Project Management Support - £30k  

PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate 

  •    Junior Business Analyst - £28k
  •    Project Controller - £34k
  •    Senior Project Analyst - £36k  
  •    Project Manager - £42.5k

(Source: Payscale)

PRINCE2 Foundation Syllabus (6th Edition)

Learning outcome

  •    Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2.
  •    Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method.
  •    Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project.
  •    Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project.

Discover the key concepts relating to projects and understand the PRINCE2 Principles, including continued business justification, learn from experience, defined roles and responsibilities, manage by stages, manage by exception, focus on products, and tailor to suit the product.

Learn all the PRINCE2 themes: Business Case, Organisation, Quality, Plans, Risk, Change and Progress, and understand how these themes can be applied throughout the project.

Understand how to follow the project lifecycle from start to finish with the seven PRINCE2 Processes: starting a project, directing a project, initiating a project, controlling a stage, managing product delivery, managing stage boundaries and closing a project.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Syllabus

Learning outcome

  •    Apply the PRINCE2 principles in context.
  •    Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 themes in context.
  •    Apply (and tailor) relevant aspects of PRINCE2 processes in context.

Advance your understanding of the PRINCE2 methodology to Practitioner level and learn how to apply the seven PRINCE2 Principles within your project. Understand how to apply and tailor relevant aspects of the seven PRINCE2 Themes in context. Study the seven PRINCE2 Processes and learn how to apply and tailor them in context.

PRINCE2 Exam Details 

Foundation Exam

Exam Format – Multiple-choice (Classic, Missing word & List style questions).

Duration – 1 hour.

Number of questions – 60.

Pass Mark – 33/60 (55%).

Practitioner Exam

Exam Format – Scenario (Classic & Matching style questions).

Duration – 2 hours 30 minutes

Number of questions – 68.

Pass Mark – 38/68 (55%).

Open book - The Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 publication, should be used (and you can make notes inside the book), but no other material is allowed.

PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The swirl logo ™ is a trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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