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APM training Teaching you the fundamental skills needed to be a successful project manager
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Course type: Classroom
Duration: 5 days
Delivery: Classroom
Included: APM Body of Knowledge 6th Edition, APM Project Management Qualification exam

APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) 6th Edition classroom

The APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) is an internationally-recognised knowledge-based qualification that enables you to satisfy the needs of modern-day projects, by fully participating in undertakings ranging from individual assignments to large capital projects. It is the benchmark qualification for anyone embarking on a project management career, or looking to add project management to their portfolio of skills.

About the course

This is an intensive five-day tutor led training event with the PMQ exam on the afternoon of the last day.The course has been fully accredited by the APM.


This is an intensive five-day tutor led training event.


Candidates attending the professional programme would benefit from having a minimum of two years relevant practical experience of project management.

  • Intensive five day classroom course
  • Online pre-course
  • A copy of the official APM Body of Knowledge
  • Syllabus guide
  • Full tutorial support while you study
  • The cost of the PMQ examination (the exam is taken on the last day of the course)
  • Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.

What's covered?

The syllabus for the APM Project Management Qualification is based upon the APM Body of Knowledge. It assesses the breadth of knowledge in all areas of project management from strategic and commercial implications, to technical, organisational and people management skills required to participate effectively in project management. Areas covered include:

  • Context of project management
  • Planning and strategy
  • Executing the strategy
  • Techniques
  • Business and commercial
  • Organisation and governance
  • People and profession

Target audience

This course is designed for individuals from both the public and private sectors, including those working in the management of projects ranging from individual assignments through to those working on large capital or change projects. This includes:

  • Project managers
  • Project office personnel
  • Project team members
  • Recently appointed project officers

By the time you attend this course you must have completed all the mandatory online pre-course. The APM recommend between 70-80 hours preparation for the exam, the online pre-course is designed to take approximately four hours to complete. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be examination preparation evening work.

How do i access my pre-course?

You will be sent full instructions with a link to the online pre course within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.

Review the technical requirements for the online learning here.

The APM PMQ exam is paper-based and will be taken at the end of your classroom course. It cannot be taken online via proctor.

Exam format

The PMQ examination format is as follows

  • Three-hour duration
  • Answer 10 from 16 questions
  • 55% required to pass

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