PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner Certification Training

Course 178

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 11 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate

PRINCE2® is recognised as a leading method for managing and establishing projects and processes of all sizes and scopes — from beginning to end. This PRINCE2 certification training provides the knowledge required to prepare for the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner Certification Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

  • On Demand

PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner Certification Training Course Benefits

Leverage the PRINCE2 process framework for project deliveryCreate and critique management productsApply key themes that make up the core of PRINCE2

Take2 exam re-sit included (eligible on public events)

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Practice exams, prep questions, and additional resources included

PRINCE2® 6th Edition Instructor-Led Course Outline

Starting up and initiating a project

  • Testing project viability
  • Writing the project product description
  • Defining and refining the business case
  • Setting up project management controls and strategies
  • Tailoring the method to the project
  • Assembling project initiation documentation

Controlling a stage and managing product delivery

  • Assigning work to be done, monitoring the work and reporting progress
  • Dealing with issues and taking corrective actions
  • Controlling the link between the project manager and team manager
  • Accepting and executing work packages

Managing a stage boundary, closing a project, and directing a project

  • Preparing for an end stage assessment
  • Getting ready for the final meeting of the project board
  • Directing the project by exception

Developing and maintaining the business case

  • Planning project delivery and quality goals
  • Verifying and confirming a robust business case
  • Assembling the project initiation documentation (PID)

Appointing project organisation roles

  • Defining and establishing the project's structure of accountability and responsibility
  • Representing business, user, and supplier stakeholders
  • Allocating the four levels of management
  • Agreeing on project authorities

Planning a project with PRINCE2

  • Defining the seven steps in creating a PRINCE2 plan
  • Specifying the contents of a plan
  • Establishing the planning levels
  • Employing product-based planning
  • Establishing product descriptions

Tracking project progress

  • Monitoring the project stages
  • Determining project performance targets
  • Managing tolerance criteria
  • Time
  • Cost
  • Scope
  • Quality
  • Risk
  • Benefit
  • Creating, monitoring, and reporting mechanisms

Managing risks

  • Analysing the risks
  • Evaluating risk exposure
  • Deciding on risk responses
  • Developing a plan for ongoing risk management

Assuring product quality

  • Creating and verifying products that are fit for purpose
  • Following the quality audit trail
  • Conducting a quality review

Controlling and authorising change

  • Incorporating change control and configuration management
  • Applying change management procedures

Analysing objective test exam question types

  • Classical multiple choice
  • Multiple response
  • Matching
  • Sequencing
  • Assertion/Reason

Developing your exam techniques

  • Practising with test questions and mock papers
  • Managing your time to optimise exam completion
  • Applying proven tips for exam success

Unlimited Access PRINCE2 Practitioner Premium Blended Training

The premium option offers annual access to:

  • 2-day live, instructor-led training course
  • Accredited on-demand versions of PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner courses
  • Access to the class materials
  • Exam simulators
  • Instructor support
  • Exam vouchers included

A full outline of the included on-demand content can be seen above. You will receive over 25 hours of demand content and exam simulators.

The following on-demand content is included with the Premium training option:

  • Foundation Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Foundation Module 2: The Key Concepts of PRINCE2
  • Foundation Module 3: PRINCE2 Principles
  • Foundation Module 4: Processes (Introduction to Processes and Journey Stages)
  • Foundation Module 5: PRINCE2 Themes
  • Foundation Module 6: Tailoring
  • Practice Exam Simulators

The following on-demand content is included with the Premium training option:

  • Practitioner Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Practitioner Module 2: The Principles of PRINCE2
  • Practitioner Module 3: Business Case
  • Practitioner Module 4: Organization
  • Practitioner Module 5: Quality
  • Practitioner Module 6: Plans
  • Practitioner Module 7: Risk
  • Practitioner Module 8: Change
  • Practitioner Module 9: Progress
  • Practitioner Module 10: The Process Model
  • Practitioner Module 11: Starting up a Project
  • Practitioner Module 12: Directing a Project
  • Practitioner Module 13: Initiating a Project
  • Practitioner Module 14: Controlling a Stage
  • Practitioner Module 15: Manage Product Delivery
  • Practitioner Module 16: Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Practitioner Module 17: Closing a Project
  • Practice Exam Simulators

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PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner Certification FAQs

To sit for Practitioner exam you will need to provide proof of holding at least one of the following certifications:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation certificate obtained after 1 January 2009
  • 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)

The premium option offers annual access to the 2-day instructor-led training course as well as the accredited on-demand versions of PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner courses. You'll get access to the class materials, exam simulators, and the instructor support needed to ensure you pass your certification exams (exam vouchers included) throughout the year. A full outline of the included on-demand content can be seen above. You will receive over 25 hours of demand content and exam simulators.

Organisations looking to improve their practises 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 organisations worldwide and is mandatory on many European public sector projects.

Certification in project management skills is a growing expectation in many organisations. 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.

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.

Both Learning Tree and this course have been accredited by PeopleCert. As an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO), Learning Tree and its trainers have been approved to deliver this course. PeopleCert is responsible for invigilating the examinations the learner of the results.

You will be provided with an exam voucher for each exam and a link to register and schedule your online exam sessions with the PeopleCert web proctoring service. You will take your exams after you have completed your training course. Visit the PeopleCert website for more information on the logistics of taking your web-proctored exam with PeopleCert.

For publicly scheduled course events, 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.

Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds, 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.

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

Prior to the course, we recommend reviewing the PRINCE2® Agile manual you received when you enrolled in Course 1177 PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation.