PRINCE2® Foundation Training Course

Get Started With The Leading Project Management Methodology - Your First PRINCE® Course


Our 3-day PRINCE2® Foundation training course is a key component in our portfolio of accredited Project Management courses and is the starting point in developing an ongoing career in Project Management.

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

PRINCE2® is the leading Project Management methodology and it is based on the experiences of many Project Managers, Project Teams and the projects they have undertaken both successfully and unsuccessfully.

Your PRINCE2® Qualification is one click away, you can now book online or get in touch with one of our friendly Account Managers on +44(0)1539 736 828

In January 2017 AXELOS announced the upcoming arrival of updated PRINCE2® guidance and new Foundation and Practitioner examinations, which will be launched in the middle of the year. Together, these form the PRINCE2® 2017 update and represent the first major revision of PRINCE2® since 2009.

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Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
3 Days
£795Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Our PRINCE2® Foundation course will cover the following subjects:

  • Principles Of PRINCE2® Foundation
  • Business Case Theme
  • Organisation Theme
  • Quality Theme
  • Plans Theme
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Progress Theme
  • Starting Up A Project Process
  • Directing A Project Process
  • Initiating A Project Process
  • Controlling A Stage Process
  • Managing A Product Delivery Process
  • Managing A Stage Boundary Process
  • Closing A Project Process
  • Tailoring The PRINCE2® Foundation Certification To The Project Environment


The purpose of our PRINCE2® Foundation training course is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2® method to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a Project Management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2®.

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About the Course

Using our accelerated learning techniques our PRINCE2® Foundation course will help to ensure that the theory and techniques you will learn are fully embedded. We will give you confidence in the practical application of PRINCE2®.

Who Should Attend

Our PRINCE2® Foundation classroom course is suitable for those that work in an a PRINCE2® Environment and need a basic understanding of the key components and processes.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Official 'Managing Successful Project With PRINCE2®' Manual
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • PRINCE2® Foundation Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Benefit from a shared and thoroughly understood language and approach to reporting which will save time and effort.
  • Increase staff awareness of their roles and responsibilities in the Project Management Lifecycle.
  • Utilise an invaluable diagnostic tool, facilitating the assurance and assessment of project work, troubleshooting and audits.
  • Ensure stakeholders (including sponsors and resource providers) are properly represented in planning and decision making.
  • Enable more effective engagement of stakeholders in the process of project approval and management.

Individual Benefits

  • Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognised Project Management Method.
  • Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives - rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself.
  • Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers.
  • Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control.
  • Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout.
  • Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects.


Some experience in a Project Management environment is useful but not essential.

Private on-site courses are delivered by Purple Griffon and are accredited through PeopleCert. Some of our public scheduled courses, dependant on location and availability, may be delivered by one of our strategic training partners, Datrix Training (part of the The Knowledge Academy group). In those cases, the PRINCE2® courses on this page are offered by The Knowledge Academy, an ATO of AXELOS Limited.


You will be given comprehensive pre-course reading that you will need to complete before attending our PRINCE2® Foundation training course.

Exam Overview

PRINCE2® Foundation Examination:

  • 75 multiple-choice questions.
  • The examination duration is 1 hour
  • The pass mark is 35 marks out of 75 questions (50% pass mark)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this course.


PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate

Next Steps

Our PRINCE2® Foundation is a prerequisite for our 2-day PRINCE2® Practitioner training course which is now only £625 including examination fee.


Congratulations! Once you have successfully passed the PRINCE2® Foundation examination, you will be awarded the PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate which is a formally recognised qualification.

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