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PRINCE2 exam

World’s most popular project management certification

Book your PRINCE2 exam to achieve a globally recognized project management qualification. Choose from our flexible online exam options.

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PRINCE2 Foundation exam

The 1-hour PRINCE2 Foundation exam is the most popular certification level. Passing the PRINCE2 Foundation exam shows employers you know the terminology of the PRINCE2 methodology.

This exam only option comes with 7 days’ access to our PRINCE2 Foundation elearning. Exam based on PRINCE2 7th edition.

  • Accreditation: PeopleCert (on behalf of AXELOS)
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Format: Online only.

PRINCE2 Foundation course

PRINCE2 Foundation exam includes

The PRINCE2 Foundation exam only option includes:

  • 7-day access to PRINCE2 Foundation online course accredited by PeopleCert
  • A digital copy of the official PRINCE2 manual – Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (7th edition)
  • PRINCE2 Foundation exam (7th edition)
  • PRINCE2 Foundation certificate after passing the exam
  • PRINCE2 Foundation exam preparation
  • Sample PRINCE2 Foundation exams.
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PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam

PRINCE2 Practitioner exam

A 2.5-hour PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is for students seeking the higher PRINCE2 Practitioner certification. Passing the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam shows employers you know how to apply PRINCE2 on non-complex projects.

  • Accreditation: PeopleCert (on behalf of AXELOS)
  • Prerequisites: See above
  • Format: Online only.

PRINCE2 Practitioner course

PRINCE2 Practitioner exam includes

The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam only option includes:

  • 7-day access to PRINCE2 Practitioner online course accredited by PeopleCert
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner exam (7th edition)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate after passing the exam
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner exam preparation
  • Sample PRINCE2 Practitioner exams.
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Do you need training?

Before buying an exam, stop and ask whether you need PRINCE2 training. If you have previously failed a PRINCE2 exam and want to take another, then choose either your PRINCE2 Foundation exam or PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

However, if you are self-studying to save money, then please ensure you read this article which explains the pros and cons of each PRINCE2 study method.

FAQs about PRINCE2 exams

What are the PRINCE2 exam requirements?

PRINCE2 Foundation exam requirements
  • None
PRINCE2 Practitioner exam requirements:

You must hold any of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation (6th edition)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner (6th edition)
  • PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • IPMA® levels A to D.

What is a PRINCE2 exam voucher?

If you buy a PRINCE2 exam only deal, you will receive a PRINCE 2 exam voucher from us. This is redeemable when you book your PRINCE2 exam with us. You must specify either online exam or London exam centre when ordering your voucher.

What do I need to take my PRINCE2 online exam?

To take your PRINCE2 online exam you need the following:

  • A desktop computer.
  • Web cam.
  • Photo ID.
  • PRINCE2 manual (if you are taking the Practitioner exam).

What is the procedure for the PRINCE2 online exam?

After you pay your PRINCE2 exam fee you will be asked to register for your preferred date and time. You will receive confirmation of your exam booking with further instructions.

On your exam day you must follow the instructions you were sent. An online invigilator will do some checks before you proceed with the exam. The online exam checks include:

You show your photo ID into your web cam.

You rotate your web cam 360 degrees so that the invigilator can be assured there is nobody else in the room with you and that you do not have any prohibited materials on your desk.

Your web cam will remain on during the exam and the invigilator can watch you during the entire online exam.

What is the PRINCE2 exam body?

The PRINCE2 examination institute is PeopleCert.

Is the PRINCE2 exam online?

PRINCE2 exams are only available online. PeopleCert no longer offers the option to sit pen-and-paper exams at a training venue. For more information on how online exams work and how to register for an online exam, please refer to the FAQ or contact our team.

What is the PRINCE2 exam registration process?

PRINCE2 exam registration occurs online. After you have paid your PRINCE2 exam fee, you will receive an email with instructions on how to register your details with the PRINCE2 examination institute.

Can I take a PRINCE2 exam without training?

Yes. You can buy your PRINCE 2 exam voucher from us. There is no obligation to take a PRINCE2 course, whether classroom or online.

When do I get my PRINCE2 exam results?

PRINCE2 exam results are available immediately after completing an online exam.

For PRINCE2 exams taken in our London exam centre, Foundation exam results are received within 15 minutes. Practitioner exam results are received same day.

Which version are the PRINCE2 exams?

All PRINCE2 exams in English are based on the latest PRINCE2 7th edition. For other languages, call +44 (0)207 148 5985 to discuss.


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