PRINCE2/Practitioner Upgrade

Course Summary

PRINCE2® 2017 is the method used for planning and managing projects in the public and private sectors. The PRINCE2 Foundation 2017 method is used for a wide variety and size of projects. PRINCE2® is universally accepted as best practice project management.

The two-day Practitioner course is aimed that those requiring a controlled approach to managing projects. During the first day, delegates will consolidate PRINCE2® methodology and will prepare for the Practitioner exam. The Practitioner exam is taken on the morning of the second day.

The course consists of a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an APM Group approved trainer with practical experience of project management.

The syllabus for PRINCE2® was updated in 2017, this was the first major update to PRINCE2 since 2009. As of December 2017 all PRINCE2 courses offered by the GTA will run off the 2017 syllabus. If you have any questions about these changes please read this PRINCE2 Update FAQ document in the first instance.


This course is aimed at project managers, team managers, project support and assurance staff, and managers from any discipline, and is particularly aimed at people who are responsible for managing projects.

This course consist of a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by an APM Group approved trainer with practical experience of project management.

Pre-Course Work: A pre-event preparation pack including the PRINCE2® manual and specially written software will be sent to everyone attending this event. Delegates should spend between 10-20 hours studying this structured pre-course material in order to be well prepared for both the course and exam.


  • Structured Approach to Managing Projects
  • The Process-based Approach
  • Business Case
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Progress
  • Change
  • Quality
  • Risk
  • Practical Work

This two-day course covers the PRINCE2 Practitioner syllabus, including the following topics:

Structured Approach to Managing Projects - Setting the scene for a structured approach to managing all projects; project success criteria; the model of the PRINCE2 method including the integrated elements of principles, processes, themes and tailoring.

The Process-based Approach - PRINCE2 focuses on key processes needed for successful project management which must be present, but may be ‘tailored’ to reflect the complexity, scope and risks faced by the project.

SPOCE’s PRINCE2 Process Model will be used to help delegates understand and appreciate what should be done to manage each project, why it should be done and when in the project lifecycle.

Due to the intense nature of this Prince2 Practitioner course, delegates should plan to commit approximately 1 hour the evening of the first day of the course for study and review.


From date of acknowledgement by the GTA, the cancellation charges are:-

* More than 28 days of the course start date: No Charge

* 14-28 days of the course start date: 20% of the full fees.

* 7-14 days of the course start date: 50% of the full fees.

* Within 7 days of the course start date: 100% of the full fees.

Course Benefits

On completion of this course you will have achieved the following objectives:

  • Understand the PRINCE2® method at Practitioner level
  • Understand the integrated elements of PRINCE2® (principles, processes, themes and tailoring) at Practitioner level
  • Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for projects and project management to Practitioner level.
  • Help delegates to operate effectively with colleagues and managers within a structured project management environment at Practitioner level.

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PRINCE2 Foundation course (3 days)

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Tutor Profile

Richard Lampitt is one of the leading PRINCE2® trainers in the World. As SPOCE's PRINCE2® Lead Trainer, Richard is responsible for coordinating and developing all PRINCE2® training materials, and then disseminating these to approved trainers, affiliates and licensees worldwide.

Richard has trained over 20 trainers who have successfully completed the APMG trainer approval process and over the last 14 years, Richard has successfully delivered hundreds of PRINCE2 courses to thousands of people around the world.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Date: 25 June 2020
  • CPD Points: 11.5
  • Course Cost: £699.00
  • Course Length: 2 Full days (09:00 - 17:00)
  • Location: GTA University Centre, Guernsey
  • Tutor: Richard Lampitt

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