PRINCE2® Practitioner Certificate



PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project. PRINCE2® is a flexible method and is aimed at all types of projects.

Target group

This qualification is aimed at project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including: Project Board members (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners), Team Managers (e.g. Product Delivery Managers), Project Assurance (e.g. Business Change Analysts), Project Support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel) and operational line managers/staff.


PRINCE2® Practitioner is the follow-up on PRINCE2® Foundation and part of the Best Management Practice Portfolio.

e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

The mapping of this certificate against the e-Competence Framework.

e-CF Areae-Competencee-1e-2e-3e-4e-5
PLANA.4. Product/Service Planning    
EnableD.11. Needs Identification    
MANAGE E.2. Project and Portfolio Management    
E.3. Risk Management    
E.6. ICT Quality Management    
E.7. Business Change Management    

Legend for coverage:

 General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
 Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
 Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent
 The competence level is available in the framework
 The competence level is not available in the framework


PRINCE2® Foundation.

Exam content

  1. Understand the relationships between the roles, management products, principles, themes, techniques and processes
  2. Be able to apply the principles, themes and processes to a project
  3. Be able to create and assess management products.
  4. The purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2® processes.

Exam Details

  1. Exam duration: 150 minutes
  2. Number of questions):80
  3. Pass mark: 55% (44 out of 80)
  4. Open book: Official PRINCE2® manual only
  5. Electronic devices permitted: No