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PRINCE2® Training Courses

Focus offers PRINCE2 training courses in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Newcastle, Cambridge, Bristol and across the UK. Our PRINCE 2 training courses are accredited by Axelos and are inclusive of exams, comprehensive course materials and the PRINCE2 manual when appropriate.


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The most popular course is the 5 day combined Foundation and Practitioner. Students who pass both Foundation and Practitioner exams are entitled to call themselves Registered PRINCE2 Practitioners. There is a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioners to take the re-registration examination in order to keep their registration every 5 years. To assist with this, we can provide both 2 and 3 day refresher courses which include the re-registration exam. 

We have more course locations than any other training company and can help you to find the most convenient and cost effective course to suit your budget. PRINCE2 is one of the most popular project management methodologies and it is utilised by many major organisations, making it a worthwhile addition to any project manager’s CV.

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PRINCE2 Premium courses that come with free resits. Focus has a range of PRINCE2 project management online learning packages for those who would prefer to obtain PRINCE2 certification by studying at a time and location to suit their own situation.

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Prince2® Training FAQ's

When you pass the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam you are awarded the qualification “Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner”.

Your status as a “Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner” will lapse 5 years from your exam date.  This does not mean your original certificate is invalid – but to be recognised as a registered practitioner you need to refresh your knowledge and pass the re-registration exam.

The only prerequisite you will need is a general background knowledge and experience of project management. In that way you will be able to relate the specific terms and stages of the PRINCE2 methodology to your own personal experience

Focus is not an accredited training organisation, but wherever appropriate your training will be delivered by one of our fully accredited specialist partners.

For popular accredited courses such as PRINCE2® and ITIL® we work with over 30 high quality partners to bring you the most comprehensive schedule of courses.

Prices are competitive and you can book online with confidence. 

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Just ask if you wish to know which of our partners will be delivering a specific course.

Sample papers are not available for general use, but if you book onto an Open Centre Examination you will be sent the latest set of sample papers on receipt of payment. If you are taking the exam(s) through a training provider, they will provide you with sample papers directly.

You can get a flavour of the PRINCE2 exams if you try our PRINCE2 Quizzes right now.  There are Foundation and Practitioner papers and they are free.

Yes, company training courses for all PRINCE2 qualifications can be held at your location for groups of 6 or more, and this is generally a cheaper option.

Find out more about PRINCE2 onsite training and request a quote.

The price of the 5-day Combined Foundation & Practitioner course includes

    * PRINCE 2 Foundation & Practitioner Exams
    * Axelos PRINCE2 Manual
    * PRINCE 2 Course Materials
    * Pre-course reading
    * Refreshments (& sometimes lunch)

PRINCE2 takes all the simple and obvious lessons learned by thousands of professionals in the past 20-odd years and presents them in a checklist for present clients, managers and their teams.

As PRINCE2 is a very successful project management qualification, a large number of people and organisations have used and implemented PRINCE2. Since its introduction in 1989, Prince 2 has become the de facto standard for project management in both the public and private sectors.

Thousands of UK professionals have successfully used PRINCE2 to create a standard and structured approach to their project management, running projects which are well-organised, well-planned and results-driven.

It is estimated that there are more than 300,000 certified practitioners, and exams are undertaken in 57 countries.

PRINCE2 is an easily-tailored solution which can be used in any environment and divides projects into manageable stages.

It ensures the efficient control and use of resources, and regular process monitoring.

The 2009 version is significantly more flexible than it's predecessor.

When used effectively, PRINCE2 training ensures that successful projects have:

• A planned, organised and controlled start, middle and end
• Regular reviews of progress against the plan and the business case
• Flexible decision points
• Automatic management control of deviations from the plan
• Stakeholder and management involvement at the right time and place
• Excellent communication channels between the project, project management and the rest of the organisation
The Foundation examination is a 1 hour long, 75 question, multiple choice paper. Once this examination has been taken and passed you may then take the Practitioner examination to become a Registered Practitioner. This is a 2.5 hour long examination with scenario based multiple choice questions. See PRINCE2 Certification Tracks
Result turn-around time for the Practitioner exam is roughly 2-4 weeks.

The only book that is essential is the PRINCE2 Manual (Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2) which is supplied with your training course (usually as part of the pre-course study pack) 

Focus specialises in Project Management, Business Analysis and IT training. We offer the most comprehensive schedule of public courses and can also deliver in-house training options. Our trainers combine deep specialist knowledge with practical real world experience.  We are committed to consistent high quality course delivery, and an efficient booking experience. You can read what other delegates thought of our Prince2 training here.

Our customers include Anglian Water, Central Manchester Hospitals, Esure, London Cancer Alliance and Schneider Electric.

Yes, you can study from the PRINCE2 manual or through a distance learning course. Public exams are run in London, Milton Keynes, York and Chester.

PRINCE2 Agile is supplementary guidance for PRINCE2 Practitioners.

It explains how to blend the structure and discipline of PRINCE2 with the iterative approaches used in Agile and Scrum. 

Most of Agile is a set of techniques. And there is no reason why many of those techniques cannot be used in a PRINCE2 environment. The bigger challenge is culture.

The 3 day PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Course covers both the specific techniques and the broader agile philosophy.

We have an extensive range of  courses suitable for business, IT and project professionals. This includes training in the areas of Prince2, MSP, APM, ITIL, Business Analysis, Microsoft Project and Software Testing.

Our most popular courses include Prince2 Foundation & Practitioner, MSP Practitioner, ITIL Foundation and ISTQB Software Testing Foundation. Contact a member of our sales team today to discuss your requirements.

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