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Project Planning & Control Practitioner Online (including exam)


APMG International Project Planning and Control™ is the APM’s first comprehensive set of guidance and best practice for project planning and control and is applicable across all industries and sectors.

These Online and Classroom Practitioner courses concentrate on the practical application of the Project Planning & Control (PPC) skills required to work effectively in a Planning, Control and Scheduling environment. The online or paper based exam is a three hour complex multi choice paper, with eight questions and 10 marks per question, and students need a 50% pass rate or greater. The ‘Project Planning and Control guide’ is allowed to be used in the exam.

What does the course cover?

The supporting qualification scheme will provide training and certification to equip project planners with the tools needed to be effective and to demonstrate their competence in a competitive marketplace.

Project Planning and Control training will:

  • Give a step by step controls guide from project initiation to execution
  • Provide a holistic overview of the interdependencies between planning and controls functions
  • Be a practical and scalable companion to almost any project controls professional
  • Enable effective capability growth for delivery organisations

Is the course right for me?

The Project Planning & Control guidance is aimed at:

  • Planning Managers
  • Planning Engineers
  • Project Control Managers
  • Project Control Engineers
  • Cost Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Support Team Members

What's Included

  • 12 months access to the course material - please note that the course and the exam must be completed within this timeframe
  • APMG Project Planning & Control Practitioner exam
  • Project, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control handbook 

More Information

Online learning is a great way to study and our e-learning courses are interactive and engaging.

Studying for your qualification online is a viable option for so many project managers:

  • Learning is completely flexible to suits your busy schedule
  • The interactive online course consists of voice-over and animation to keep you engaged throughout the learning
  • You can access it anywhere in the world and take your exam online at a time that suits you best
  • The Foundation e-learning will take around 10 hours to complete and includes a mock exam simulator with over 200 past questions so you can really test yourself before going for the real exam
  • Our pass rates are well in excess of the national average (nearly 100%!), there is really no reason you should fail!
Benefits for your organisation 
  • Technical competence of team members
  • Improved quality of schedules leading to more certainty in project delivery
  • Greater predictability of project forecasting and success
  • Higher levels of integration between controls functions i.e. cost and time.

Benefits for you

  • Understanding of minimum standards and best practice
  • Guidance on how to comply with Works Information requirements laid out in contracts
  • Learn lessons from a wide base of delivery organisations
  • Benefit from a broad perspective of experienced controls practitioners

Exam format

  • Complex Multiple Choice
  • 8 question paper with 10 marks available per question
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 3 hour duration
  • Open-book (Project Planning & Control guide only)
  • Take your exam online with ProctorU

This course is delivered by Training Byte Size, an accredited training provider with APMG

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