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Content / Overview
The five day PRINCE2® course is designed for aspiring project managers and those considering the adoption of a more systematic project methodology. It is for anyone working in a project team who needs to understand how projects are structured for maximum effectiveness, and those seeking certification within project management.
An overview of PRINCE2® can be found here:
PRINCE2® in 100 seconds:
The benefits of PRINCE2® methodologies can be found here:
Thank you to Axelos and Peoplecert for this information.
The PRINCE2® Foundation qualification will teach you PRINCE2® principles, terminology and enable you to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2® methodology within a project environment.
The PRINCE2® Practitioner accreditation is the next level of PRINCE2® qualification and will demonstrate how to apply PRINCE2®. The Practitioner exam tests the candidates ability to apply and tailor PRINCE2® to address the needs and problems of a given project scenario.
Why Study Here
Guildford College is a PeopleCert Partner and an AXELOS Accredited Training Organisation, and is approved and audited to offer PRINCE2® in accordance with PeopleCert guidelines, to the latest 2017 standards. A candidate can achieve Practitioner status in one week.
The price includes pre-course work, official textbook, exam fees, and access to our very experienced tutors delivering approved accredited training material and available to you throughout the week,
In addition, due to the College's legal status, our courses are exempt from VAT. The price listed is the total price you pay.
The course has been designed, developed and will be delivered by fully Accredited PRINCE2® tutor’s with extensive relevant commercial experience, and extensive knowledge of PRINCE2®.
In our most recent PRINCE2® audit, the external auditors described our tutor as “a very experienced and knowledgeable trainer who clearly enjoys his role as an educator”
On-site parking is available, there are bus stops at the College, and there are two train stations within 15mins walk.
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The course is suitable for anyone requiring a solid grounding in the PRINCE2® project management terminology and methodology.
Candidates may opt to take Foundation only, Practitioner only, or both as a combined course.
Pre-requisites - Foundation Certificate (Monday to Wednesday)
No previous knowledge of PRINCE2® is necessary, however it is helpful to have experience of working in a project environment.
Pre-requisites - Practitioner Certificate (Thursday to Friday)
All delegates taking part on the Practitioner course must have the PRINCE2® Foundation qualification before proceeding to the Practitioner stage. This may have been completed earlier in the same week, or achieved at a previous date providing the training was compliant with the most recent PRINCE2® updates.
Any previous achievement will be checked before a place can be confirmed on the Practitioner course. You can check your qualification on the PRINCE2® Successful Candidates Register:
Approximately two weeks before the course starts, the College will provide pre-course work that will take approximately 15 hours to complete. The Foundation Qualification includes tutor led study from Mon-Wed, with an exam on Wednesday afternoon. The Practitioner Accreditation includes tutor led study from Thu-Fri, with an exam on Friday afternoon. In addition there will be approximately 2 hours homework each evening.
Application: Upon completion of the application, you will be contacted via email, with more information and guidance on how to proceed. No new applications can be taken two weeks before the start date, to allow candidates time to complete the pre-course work.
Refreshments: Refreshments are provided. Please note lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to bring your own food and drink, which can be eaten in the classroom or at various spaces on site
For more information about our courses please contact the Services to Business team on 01483 44 85 30 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.
There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').