APM PQ preparation workshop

Course overview

This development workshop provides the opportunity to learn more about the requirements of the APM Practitioner Qualification assessment centre and importantly to practice meeting some of those requirements, working both individually and in small groups. The workshop will be led by a qualified APM PQ assessor.

Course specification

Who should attend:

Those candidates intending to sit the APM Practitioner Qualification within the next six months. Ideally, the preparation should be at least four weeks prior to the assessment event.


One day plus a minimum of three hours of pre-course study.


9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.


Best Western Reading Moat House for public scheduled courses.

For in-house single client courses this event is held at the client selected venue.


2018: May 1, Sep 18

For in-house courses, which can be tailored if required, contact Provek to discuss dates and prices.


£275 + VAT per delegate inclusive of lunch & refreshments

For in-house courses, which can be tailored if required, contact Provek to discuss dates and prices.

Course style:

Often conducted over a few hours, the coaching session will cover what the PQ is and what will be required of the candidate, and will then focus on tailored support around specific assessment criteria. A full understanding of the expected level of capability required will be demonstrated through use of the Provek project scenario materials


Candidates must satisfy one of the following criteria for project management knowledge, either having passed the APM PMQ qualification or an equivalent qualification. It is likely, but not essential, that suitable candidates will have 3-5 years experience in responsible leadership functions of non-complex projects. Candidates will be required to complete Provek’s PMA6 online assessment, which will indicate readiness and suitability to attend this APM Practitioner Qualification event, as well highlighting developmental areas.

Pre-course study:

Approximately three hours viewing of introductory videos on The PM Channel.


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Qualification details

The Practitioner Qualification is an International Project Managers Association (IPMA) Level C qualification and assesses capability, i.e. the appropriate application of those knowledge areas as defined by the APM Body of Knowledge. This Qualification is the only project management qualification in the UK that actually assesses the capability of a project manager

The APM Practitioner Qualification (PQ) is an assessment centre event designed to provide the individual with this international qualification that recognises their capability in project management. It is an intensive assessment process comprising group work, interviews and individual work, for which candidates need to be fully prepared. Provek offers a range of preparation services to ensure that candidates demonstrate their true capability on the event days.

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