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PRINCE2 5th Edition Foundation Training

Typically, classroom training for PRINCE2 Foundation lasts two and a half days and the examination takes place at the end of the training (this will vary depending on the training provider). You can also self-study for the Foundation exam and you may also choose to take training in another format such as distance learning. Training is delivered by Axelos' Accredited Training Organizations who set their own rates.

See our PRINCE2 Foundation, 6th Edition page for more information about taking this version of the certification.

Target Audience

This certification is aimed at current and aspiring project managers or professionals who manage projects. 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.

Examination Format

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 75 questions per paper
  • Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required (out of 70 available) to pass: 50% 
  • One hour's (60 minutes) duration
  • Closed book.

See our PRINCE2 Foundation, 6th Edition page for more information about taking this version of the certification.