Are you an aspiring Project Manager with some management experience? 

*Please be aware this course is available as a classroom based course and also delivered online by  Virtual Classroom Technology on specific dates*
From May 22 all classroom and virtual classroom course attendees will be given vouchers to complete the Foundation and Practitioner exams online following their learning. Below you will find a guide to technical exam requirements. Please ensure you have suitable IT equipment to complete these exams. 

Next Scheduled Date: 18 Jul 2022

  • Location: CTP - Online
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Funding:
  • Total Cost: £1,318.40
  • Total Cost Post-October 2022: £1,337.59
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Why take this course?

PRINCE 2 (Projects in a Controlled Environment) is a widely used structured project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project. This course includes both the Foundation and Practitioner examinations, updated for 2017, and will provide you with a recognised qualification to support your application for Project Management roles. The course includes online pre-learning and video on-demand support for use before, during and after the course, along with 12 months free subscription to Project Manager Today. 
The course is accredited by Peoplecert on behalf of Axelos, and this intensive course will require evening study and revision throughout the 5 days. 

Is this the right course for me?

PRINCE2  is aimed at existing and aspiring project managers. The course is suitable for project and team managers, as well managers from other disciplines wishing to develop an understanding of PRINCE2 and its application. 


PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner


This course is suitable for project and team managers, project support teams and managers from other disciplines wishing to develop an understanding of PRINCE2 and its practical application.  

Prior to booking we recommend that you read the information in the following link: 
What is PRINCE 2?
The Prince 2 Practitioner Certification is valid for 3 years.

This is a very intensive course with a substantial amount of evening study and revision during the course. 

Fees & Funding

  • Course Fee £747.20
  • Exam Fee £571.20
  • Total Cost £1,318.40

Course Content

Both the Foundation and Practitioner elements of the programme introduce students to the characteristics and contexts of a project, and the principles, themes and processes of the PRINCE2 methodology. The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to confirm that a candidate has 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. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.

The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor PRINCE2 in a scenario situation. A successful Practitioner candidate should, with suitable direction, be able to start applying the method to a real project but may not be sufficiently skilled to do this appropriately for all situations. Their individual project management expertise, complexity of the project and the support provided for the use of PRINCE2 in their work environment will all be factors that impact what the Practitioner can achieve.

By passing the Practitioner exam, candidates should be able to apply and understand how to tailor PRINCE2 effectively to a project within an organisation environment supporting PRINCE2. Specifically candidates should:

  • Understand the relationships between the roles, management products, principles, themes, techniques and processes
  • Be able to apply the principles, themes and processes to a project
  • Be able to create and assess management products.
Foundation Exam - 60 multiple choice questions. 33 marks required (55%) One hour duration. Closed Book
Practitioner Exam - 68 questions, 38 marks required (55%) 2 1/2 hour duration. Open Book using only the official 'Managing Successful Projects with Prince2 2017 Edition)
Attendees will be given vouchers to complete the Foundation and Practitioner exams following the classroom training. Please find a guide below detailing the technical requirements to sit an online exam.  The dates and times can be organised to suit your availability. Attendees must complete and pass the Foundation exam before commencing the Practitioner exam. 

RESITS - Should you require, attendees will be able to resit the Foundation or Practitioner element of the course once at no cost. Please contact the RTC Aldershot Admin team who can arrange this. They can be contacted via email at [email protected] or phone 01252 954 010

Prince2 2017 has been updated, providing greater emphasis on tailoring the Prince2 method more to the needs of organisations and project environments, with practical real-world application of the Prince2 guidance and more examples, hints and tips. There is specific guidance on identifying the minimum requirement for a Prince2 project so that practitioners will be confident in adapting the Prince2 method for each individual project in an organisation as it can be tailored to fit. The updated course provides specific guidance on the use of agile and adopting this to projects.

Course Materials:
Face-to face classroom attendees will receive course materials on day 1 of their course, including the official manual . Virtual attendees will receive course materials by post in advance of the course. 

Course Manuals  for Overseas Service Leavers - Due to the size and weight of course manuals and other reading materials, all Service leavers attending virtual training from overseas will be emailed electronic copies of materials in advance of the course. It would be helpful if you have dual screens to refer to these during the course. Please note that due to copyright, these materials cannot be printed. If you would prefer course materials to be posted, this can be arranged at an additional cost of £40. Please advise CBIC staff if you require posted materials to be sent overseas.

The Prince2 Foundation certification has no expiry, however the Practitioner certification is valid for 3 years.

Career Opportunities

Business Project Management opportunities exist across a number of industry sectors. PRINCE2 is accepted as the leading ‘best practice’ for project management methodology and is the recognised standard for central government and the NHS. Around 150,000 people are currently employed in project management roles in the UK. 


Scheduled dates and locations

Here are the next available dates. To check availability or to book a place contact
Select location CTP - Online Portsmouth RC Portsmouth RRC Catterick RRC Tidworth All
  • Date Location Availability
  • 18 Jul 2022 CTP - Online
    Limited Availability
  • 5 Sep 2022 RC Portsmouth
    Reserve spaces available
  • 17 Oct 2022 RRC Tidworth
    Good Availability
  • 14 Nov 2022 RRC Catterick
    Good Availability
  • 5 Dec 2022 Portsmouth
    Good Availability
  • 9 Jan 2023 CTP - Online
    Good Availability
  • 13 Feb 2023 RRC Catterick
    Good Availability
  • 20 Mar 2023 RRC Tidworth
    Good Availability
  • 24 Apr 2023 Portsmouth
    Good Availability
  • 5 Jun 2023 RRC Catterick
    Good Availability
  • 17 Jul 2023 CTP - Online
    Good Availability
  • 4 Sep 2023 Portsmouth
    Good Availability
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