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AXELOS - PRINCE2 Certification | Foundation & Practitioner

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

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This accelerated PRINCE2 certification course will get you both PRINCE2 qualifications in just 3 days. This includes:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner

Updated for PRINCE2 2017, you’ll study the latest version of the PRINCE2 methodology. This accelerated course also includes both Foundation and Practitioner exams, which you’ll take onsite at the Firebrand Training Centre. That's 40% faster than traditional courses.

PRINCE2 Course (online or in-classroom)

We offer classroom-based and online PRINCE2 courses. Both are delivered in 12h study days, through our tried and tested Lecture | Lab | Review methodology. In this day and age, you get to choose the best one for your needs, and get your certification faster than anywhere else.

You'll study:

  • The core principles of PRINCE2
  • How to apply the methodology
  • How to tailor the system to the needs of your organisation and project environment
  • Enhancements and updates introduced in PRINCE2 2017

Official PRINCE2 Provider

Firebrand are an official PRINCE2 provider, accredited by PeopleCert. Your PRINCE2 course is delivered at the highest industry standards.


Fastest PRINCE2 training

Firebrand is the only training provider to offer both the PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner certifications in just three days.

Our bootcamp-style method includes 12 hour learning days through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review system for maximum efficiency.



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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 76,539 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Firebrand is the only training provider in the world to offer both Foundation and Practitioner certifications in just three days. You’ll have the option to sit both certification exams onsite at the Firebrand Training Centre and receive your results instantly.

You’ll study using Firebrand’s exclusive Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, ensuring that you can achieve your PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 practitioner certifications 40% faster than anywhere else.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

You'll become an expert in modules across both PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner:

  • Structured Approach to Managing Projects
  • The Process-based Approach
  • Business Cases
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Progress
  • Change
  • Quality
  • Risk

FAQs

What is PRINCE2 project management?

The PRINCE2 (Projects In Controlled Environments) qualification is a globally recognised project management methodology.

The PRINCE2 methodology is in the public domain and provides best practice guidance and structure for project management across all industries.

Initially developed by the Office of Government and Commerce in the UK, PRINCE2 remains popular within both the public and private sectors. PRINCE2 is now the standard project management methodology in the UK, with a strong influence in Europe, Australia and the Middle East. This video by Axelos outlines the history and context behind PRINCE2:


How do I get the PRINCE2 certification?

The PRINCE2 is divided into two separate certifications: PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner.

The PRINCE2 Foundation will teach you the principles and terminology found within the methodology. To achieve it, you’ll need to study for and pass the PRINCE2 2017 Foundation Exam.

Once you hold the PRINCE2 Foundation, you’ll be eligible to take the PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner Exam. As the Practitioner is more advanced, additional study will be required before undertaking this exam.


How much does the PRINCE2 course cost?

To find out the cost of this accelerated PRINCE2 course and others, visit our prices page.


How much does the PRINCE2 exam cost?

People Cert are the accrediting body for the PRINCE2 certification and provide the option to book the exams outside of an official course. When purchasing your exams outside of this accelerated course, you will pay:

  • PRINCE2 2017 Foundation: £299
  • PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner: £414

Both of these exams are included on this accelerated and all-inclusive 3-day course.


Does Firebrand offer online PRINCE2 certification and training?

Firebrand does not provide online training for the PRINCE2 certification. Instead, Firebrand’s PRINCE2 course provides students with an opportunity to learn in-person from expert project management instructors.


Where can I find PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner PDFs?

To prepare you for this accelerated course, you’ll be sent PDF pre-reading material. You’ll also receive:

  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 2017 Edition (book)
  • 2 Foundation mock exams and marking schemes
  • 2 Practitioner mock exams and marking schemes

Who is the PRINCE2 certification authority?

PRINCE2 was initially developed as a standard by the UK government. In 2013, ownership was transferred to AXELOS Ltd, who now act as the certification authority.


What are the benefits of a PRINCE2 certification?

The PRINCE2 is a globally recognised and established certification, providing a common project management vocabulary that can be used across all industries.

The PRINCE2 knowledge you’ll learn on this course is the best practice for project management across the world. It even integrates well with other methodologies, like Agile.

The PRINCE2 is also an ideal introduction to a career in project management, teaching a fundamental and flexible approach to project management.

Plus, project management professionals holding the PRINCE2 Practitioner earn a UK median salary of £52,500, according to data from TJobsWatch.


What is a PRINCE2 boot camp?

Firebrand’s accelerated PRINCE2 course is the world’s fastest way to achieve the Foundation and Practitioner certifications.

Accelerated training is fast, but this is not a crash course – you’ll learn from a real-world project management expert and study everything you need to know to pass the exams.


Does Firebrand offer a PRINCE2 weekend course?

Firebrand regularly run accelerated PRINCE2 courses that commence on Friday and finish on Sunday. You could get certified with only one day out of the office.


Does this course include a PRINCE2 pass guarantee?

Every Firebrand course includes a Certification Guarantee. If you don’t pass, return for free and you’ll only pay for accommodation and incidental fees.


Should I take PMP or PRINCE2, which is better?

The PRINCE2 and PMP certification are both well-known and highly respected project management certifications. They’ll both boost your project management skills but vary significantly.

Created in the U.S., the PMP is the primary project management certification for North America. The PMP certification is built around PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) and requires five years of project management experience as a prerequisite.

The PRINCE2 was created in the UK and remains the more popular project management certification across Europe. As the PMP requires significant project management experience, the PRINCE2 also remains the preferred option for entry-level project managers.


Are there example PRINCE2 foundation exam questions?

Yes. Firebrand offer free PRINCE2 Foundation practice exam questions.

Exam Track

You’ll sit two PRINCE2 exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • PRINCE2 2017 Foundation Exam
    • Format: Multiple choice
    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Number of questions: 60
    • Passing Score: 33/60 to pass (55%)
  • PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner Exam
    • Format: Open-book examination (only the PRINCE2 Manual is allowed)
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Number of questions: 68 (based on a scenario)
    • Passing Score: 38/68 to pass (approximately 55%)

Please note: both exams will be completed online during the course and you will receive your results immediately.

What's Included

In addition to your PRINCE2 curriculum and certification exams, you’ll also receive:

  • Pre-reading material (sent out in advance)
  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 2017 Edition (ISBN: 9780113315338)
  • Extra Firebrand PRINCE2 curriculum
  • 11 group discussion and individual project based exercises
  • 2 Foundation mock exams and marking schemes
  • 2 Practitioner mock exams and marking schemes
  • Foundation and Practitioner exam guidance

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

You should preferably already be working within a structured project environment, but this is not essential.

We recommend that you complete the pre-reading material so that you’re fully prepared for your accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76,539 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.73% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"First online training session that I have participated in and I would definitely recommend this to someone who is interested in completing Prince2. Our instructor was A1 and I could not recommend him anymore highly. "
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"The course can be intense but good."
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"Well organised. Good venue. Excellent instructor."
David Parker, N/A. (9/3/2020 (Monday) to 11/3/2020 (Wednesday))

"Great organisation."
Prosper Mazhunga, NKTAM Investment. (9/3/2020 (Monday) to 11/3/2020 (Wednesday))

"Great training & accommodation."
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