PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade

Why should I take the PRINCE2 Practitioner course?

PRINCE2 certification LogoThe PRINCE2 Practitioner course enables you to upgrade your Foundation qualification to Practitioner level. PRINCE2 Practitioner is suitable if you will be a Project or Team Manager in a PRINCE2 project. Consultants, PMO staff and Program Managers will all the find the course beneficial. If you are looking to enhance your CV and demonstrate PRINCE2 skills at the highest level, then PRINCE2 Practitioner is your best option. The course prepares you for the Practitioner exam with examples, practice sessions and trainers tips using the latest PRINCE2 Practitioner papers.

Who should attend this class?

Typical job roles include:

  • Project managers and aspiring project managers
  • Project team managers and support staff
  • Managers or program managers
  • Project management consultants

What is included:

The course includes:

  • 1.5-days classroom training from a PRINCE2 Approved Trainer
  • Official manual: “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2” 6th edition
  • Accredited course material including sample exam questions
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner exam + Certificate
  • 17 PDUs if you are a PMP

What will I learn:

The course is designed to prepare you for the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam. 2 areas are important: to get your knowledge to the Practitioner level and ensure you are fully prepared for the Practitioner exam.  During the course, you will:

  • Receive tips and technique for the Practitioner exam
  • Learn how to successfully answer different question types

This class is only a preparation review of the Practitioner exam. You must refresh your Foundation level before attending, especially if you were certified under version 2009. We will provide in advance an approach to study with the latest sample exams.

What are the course prerequisites:

You must have passed the PRINCE2 Foundation exam to attend this course. You need to complete about 5 hours of study before the course. We’ll provide the pre-course preparation.

If you haven’t worked with PRINCE2 in a while or were certified under version 2009, it might be best to attend the Foundation class and get a refresher. This course is a review of a Practitioner sample exam and focuses on preparing you for that, otherwise it is expected that you have read the manual and done the refresher on your own prior to attending.

What are the course contents:

This is the official PRINCE2 Practitioner course approved by PEOPLECERT International. It covers the PRINCE2 syllabus to Practitioner level.

Key Learning Points:

PRINCE2 Practitioner exam

  • Structure of the exam
  • PRINCE2 syllabus areas
  • Sample exam questions
  • Learning outcomes tested by the Practitioner exam
  • Exam time management
  • Dealing with difficult question

Exam:

Which exam is included in this course?

This course includes the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam

The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam tests your ability to apply the PRINCE2 guidance to a realistic scenario. You are required to show that you can analyze situations and make decisions using the standard appropriately.

  • 68 multiple choice questions
  • Open book exam, but only the official PRINCE2 manual can be used
  • 2.5 hours duration
  • 55% needed to pass so a score of 38 / 68 is required

When is the exam taken?

Your Practitioner exam is taken on Friday.

How does the course prepare me for the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam?

The course follows the official PRINCE2 Practitioner exam syllabus. During the course, you practice with the latest exam papers. You also do exam questions for homework in the evening. The first day of this course is dedicated to practice for your Practitioner exam and our expert trainer will guide you through a series of exercises and discussions to get you ready for the exam itself.

Do I need ID for the PRINCE2 exam?

You must bring photographic ID with you. A driver’s license or passport is fine. A work ID, with photograph, is also acceptable.

How long does my PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification last?

The Practitioner qualification must be renewed every 3 years to maintain your status as a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner. You will have the option of adhering to the Axelos Membership program (Free year 1) and earn 20 CPD points every year to remain current.

What happens if I don’t pass the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam?

If you don’t pass the Practitioner exam you will find this out by email a week after taking the class. You can retake the Practitioner exam online 24/7 for an additional fee.

If you feel insecure about the Practitioner exam it is also possible to take the Take2 option as an insurance. You can purchase the re-sit in advance for a fraction of the price which represents a discount of 75%. Then, you will be able to re-sit the exam online within the following 6 months.

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Can I just take the PRINCE2 exam with you?

Sorry, no. We are an Accredited Training Organization for PRINCE2, so we are not permitted to offer just exams.

FAQs:

Where is the class held?

Our courses are held at quality downtown venues in all major Canadian cities. You will be close to transport links and parking.

What are the class hours?

Thursday: 8.30 AM to 4:30 PM
On Friday, 8.30 AM to 11.30 AM. In Ottawa, the class may be extended on Friday.

How much preparation is required?

You have at least 5 hours of preparation to do before you attend the PRINCE2 Practitioner course. You will receive guidance on how to advance your knowledge to the Practitioner level and an experienced trainer is always available, by email, to support your preparation.

Where do I find my PRINCE2 Foundation information?

You must have passed the PRINCE2 Foundation exam to take this class. When registering for the exam you will be required to upload your PRINCE2 Foundation certificate in .PDF format. We can help you to locate your certificate or refer you to the proper resources.

How many PDUs do I get for this course?

PMPs can claim 17 PDUs at the PMI for the PRINCE2 Practitioner Upgrade course. (9 Technical PDUs, 4 Leadership PDUs, 4 Strategic PDUs).

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This PRINCE2® course is offered through ATO OKAZY Consulting, except in Ottawa through ATO Algonquin College.

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May 2020

PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade Ottawa

May 14 @ 8:30 am - May 15 @ 4:30 pm
Algonquin Corporate Training Center, 700 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4 Canada
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1500$

The PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade course is for those who have passed the Foundation exam and want to move up to Practitioner level. Includes: 1.5-days classroom exam review from an accredited instructor, manual version 2017, material and 1 exam. You must refresh your Foundation knowledge on your own before coming to class.

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June 2020

PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade Ottawa

June 4 @ 8:30 am - June 5 @ 4:30 pm
Algonquin Corporate Training Center, 700 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4 Canada
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1500$

The PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade course is for those who have passed the Foundation exam and want to move up to Practitioner level. Includes: 1.5-days classroom exam review from an accredited instructor, manual version 2017, material and 1 exam. You must refresh your Foundation knowledge on your own before coming to class.

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July 2020

PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade Ottawa

July 16 @ 8:30 am - July 17 @ 4:30 pm
Algonquin Corporate Training Center, 700 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4 Canada
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1500$

The PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade course is for those who have passed the Foundation exam and want to move up to Practitioner level. Includes: 1.5-days classroom exam review from an accredited instructor, manual version 2017, material and 1 exam. You must refresh your Foundation knowledge on your own before coming to class.

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