Purpose of the PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner Certification
PRINCE2 Practitioner certification is suitable for anyone managing projects. This could be as part of a formal project management function or a role which involves project management as part of day-to-day work. The Practitioner certification aims to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding to apply and tailor the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios. The Practitioner certificate is only one part of becoming a successful and effective project manager. It is important to ensure that this is supplemented with real-life experience working on projects, in addition to investing in personal professional development and wider training.
PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner training
Typically, classroom training for PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner lasts one and a half days and the examination takes place at the end of the training.
This certification is aimed at project managers, aspiring project managers and anyone who manages 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.
To take the PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed PRINCE2 Foundation (or higher) – this only applies to certificates obtained after 1 January 2009
68 questions per paper
38 marks or more required to pass (out of 68 available): approximately 55%
Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only).