PRINCE2 Practitioner Course


To complete Practitioner certification exam delegates must first pass the Foundation certification exam.

This 2 day PRINCE2 Training course is aligned to PRINCE2 7, the latest edition of PRINCE2. The Practitioner training aims to:

  • Develop the participant’s ability to analyse project situations, appropriately adapt and apply PRINCE2 within a project context.
  • Prepare participants for the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

This training uses project situations to assist training participants to refine their understanding of PRINCE2 and improve their ability to apply the method. The program will:

  • Further knowledge on the application of PRINCE2’s principles, people, practices and processes within specific project situations
  • Enhance ability to adapt and tailor PRINCE2 to ensure its use is fit for purpose and aligned to PRINCE2’s principles, for example appropriate tailoring of practices, processes, management products and roles
  • Enhance knowledge on the application of project controls namely: application of tolerances, stage boundaries, progress monitoring and reporting mechanisms.


  • Project managers
  • Project assurance members
  • Project team members
  • Project and programme office managers



This training includes a recap of PRINCE2’s five integrated elements with focus on applying PRINCE2 to different project situations. A project scenario, sample exam question exercises and review sessions are used to further understanding on the application of the elements covered in Foundation training.

Subjects covered with focus on analysing a project situation and application of PRINCE2:

PRINCE2 principles:

  • Ensure continued business justification
  • Learn from experience
  • Defined roles, responsibilities and relationships
  • Manage by stages
  • Manage by exception
  • Focus on products
  • Tailor to suit the project

PRINCE2 and people:

  • Leading successful change
  • Leading successful teams
  • Communication

PRINCE2 practices:

  • Business case
  • Organizing
  • Plans
  • Quality
  • Risk
  • Issues
  • Progress

PRINCE2 processes:

  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Closing a project

Practitioner exam overview:

  • Approaching the exam


  • Accredited PRINCE2 training material
  • Electronic version of official PRINCE2 Practitioner learner workbook
  • Foundation quick reference guide
  • Sample Practitioner exam papers
  • Phone and email access to our Lead Trainer to assist with preparation for the Practitioner exam
  • Exam fees
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea (in-person public courses only)


A 2.5 hour, open book (official PRINCE2 manual only), 70 questions, scenario based exam. A score of 42 or more correct responses is required to achieve Practitioner certification. The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is an online exam to be completed within 6 months after the training.

Contact us to request a quote for on site corporate training.