PMQ/APM Training Course

PMQ/APM Is The Global Project Management Qualification


Our 5-day PMQ/APM training course will provide you with everything that you need in order to achieve the PMQ/APM Project Management Qualification.

Our Industry Experts will build on your existing knowledge, introduce you to concepts of Project Management and help you to understand the structure of a project.

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Exam Included
5 Days
£1599Excl. VAT

Course Outline

The key objectives of this course are:

  • Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for projects and project management.
  • Use critical path analysis techniques and manage resource conflicts.
  • Contribute to the development of the business case.
  • Select and apply appropriate project monitoring and control methods.
  • Use a systematic approach to analysing and planning a project.
  • Consider and apply appropriate conflict management and negotiating techniques.
  • Appreciate the project context and actively manage the project stakeholders.
  • Apply work breakdown structures and map responsibilities.
  • Appreciate the context and relevance of project change control processes.
  • Recognise the importance of developing effective leadership skills and communication techniques.
  • Prepare for the PMQ examination.


The attainment of accreditation offered by professional bodies such as the Association for Project Management (APM) is increasingly seen as a recognised indicator of competence in project management.

This course is designed for:

  • Those with existing project management experience who wish to enhance their project management knowledge and prepare for the PMQ qualification. In particular ...
  • Project Managers requiring formal best-practice project management training.
  • Work Package managers, project managers or other key project personnel looking to develop their project management career skills.
  • Project Managers wishing to attain a formal, and widely recognised, project management qualification.

About the Course

This event is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an APM approved trainer, with the focus of preparing for the APMP Examination.

All trainers have practical experience of projects. Practical sessions are on an individual and team basis and feature throughout the event.

The examination is taken on day five and the results are usually available within eight to ten weeks.

Who Should Attend

Our PMQ/APM course is applicable to anyone embarking on a Project Management career or looking to add Project Management to their skill set.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • PMQ/APM Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Improve marketability, efficiency and profitability by supporting staff.
  • Win business through information research and management, planning, development and sales orientation.
  • Encourage retention of staff through competency-based recruitment and promotion.
  • Assess the tangible impact made by Proposal Managers.
  • Help to grow a flexible and adaptive workforce across the business and provide a common set of standards for business acquisition.

Individual Benefits

  • Prove personal ability and impact to an organisation through the use of best practice in proposal management.
  • Demonstrate a current, proven and independently assessed record of proposal management.
  • Build strategic partnerships and encourage continuous learning and innovation.
  • Improve client management and negotiation planning skills.
  • Identify relevant suppliers and partners needed for a proposal to succeed and communicate requirements through effective meeting management.


Our PMQ/APM training course is an advanced course and we advise that you should have already completed one of the following courses:

Or have extensive experience in Project Management and ideally have been working in a project orientated role for at least 2 years.


You will be given comprehensive event preparation materials that will be provided to delegates in advance of the course. This includes the PMQ/APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide. Approximately 10 hours preparation is required to complete the pre-course study.

Exam Overview

PMQ/APM Examination:

This exam is a three-hour closed-book essay-style paper. In this paper, candidates must answer ten from sixteen questions covering 37 topics. The pass mark is 55%.

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this course.


PMQ/APM Certificate

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Congratulations! Once you have successfully passed the PMQ/APMP examination, you will be awarded the PMQ/APM Certificate.

You will also have gained an excellent understanding of the Project Management arena.

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