Online APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) - formerly known as Introductory Certificate, is designed for those embarking on a project management career or for individuals who require recognition for their general project management knowledge and awareness.  

Provek's self study solution on The PM Channel will enable delegates to attain the level of competence required to pass the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) . Once study is completed, the 1-hour exam can be taken on the afternoon of one of Provek's open public courses, at an open APM exam centre (details on APM website) or via a webcam and portal at your desk!

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Who should apply:

Project team members, project planners, project office staff, project coordinators, junior or inexperienced project managers, work package leads and any staff new to project management who require a broad insight in to project management principles and best-practice.

Duration: Self-study plus 1 hour mutliple choice exam
Timings: If attending a Provek public exam, arrive 30 minutes prior to the examination at 16:00 - 17:00. Alternatively, if selecting an APM open exam centre, times may vary. If taking the exam via ProctorU, exam can be taken to suit.
Examination: 1 hour examination to include 60 multiple choice questions. 
Venues: Reading for public scheduled courses or APM open examination centre of choice, or via web portal.

2017: Oct 17

2018: Jan 30, Mar 20, May 22, Jul 10, Sep 25, Nov 20


PFQ PM Channel £49 + VAT  (excludes exam fee)

PFQ classroom exam £155 + VAT (APM member) / £170 + VAT (non-member).

PFQ PM Channel + ProctorU online exam £219 + VAT.

Course style: Directed self-study followed by attending a scheduled exam.
Pre-requisites: None.  However, some project experience is an advantage.
Pre-course study: Not required.
Course content: Click here to see full course brochure for this event.

To understand how these courses suit your needs please review our course suitability by role document.

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Further information

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APM IC exam readiness assessment

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Free APM PFQ (IC) Podcasts

Would you like to improve your current knowledge of the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (Introductory Certificate) or assist your studies before your exam? View our free APM PFQ (IC) Podcasts on Soundcloud.  Also available on iTunes.



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