Executive Education Prince2 Practitioner for Project Management - Executive Education online delivery

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Bristol Business School
approximately 32 hours

Page last updated 2 June 2021


The PRINCE2® foundation and practitioner e-learning course includes the official manual, tutor support by telephone/e-mail and exam fees. The course is offered by UWE in collaboration with ILX Group.

PRINCE2® is a structured approach to project management. It provides a method for managing projects within a clearly defined framework.PRINCE2® is a pre-requisite for over 60 per cent of all Project Management jobs advertised in the UK and over 600,000 people worldwide have taken the PRINCE2® exams. (Source ILX Group August 2009).

The e-learning course is accessed via a portal and allows the required learning, about 32 hours, to be done at a time and pace to suit you. You can test and improve your knowledge using the in-built exam simulator, prior to sitting the multiple choice industry-recognised exams.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for project managers or aspiring project managers.

What will I learn?

By the end of ths course you should be able to:

  • Apply the PRINCE2 principles in context
  • Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 themes in context
  • Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 processes in context

Entry requirements

In order to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • IPMA Level A (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)



This E-learning course is offered by UWE in collaboration with ILX Group, the UK's largest single provider of PRINCE2® qualifications and fully meets the requirements for the PRINCE2® 6th edition Practitioner qualifications.

PRINCE2® 6th edition now has more focus on flexibility and the need to be able to tailor your knowledge towards any individual project. It describes procedures to co-ordinate people and activities in a project, how to design and supervise the project, and what to do if the project has to be adjusted if it doesn't develop as planned.

This e-learning course covers the following themes and processes:


  • Business Case
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Quality
  • Change
  • Progress
  • Plus activity-based case study


  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Directing a project
  • Closing a project

You will also be sent a copy of the official Prince2 manual to aid your study.

Exam Simulator

Throughout your registration on the course, you will have access to the exam simulator featuring sample questions, to allow you to prepare for the exam.

Learning and Teaching

This course is delivered fully online and so you will require access to a computer with internet access.

Using voice-over, animation and regular learning-reinforcement techniques, the course delivers the classroom equivalent, in an easy to use and convenient format.

Tutor support is available by contacting experienced tutors on +44 (0)1270 611600

Study time

This course takes approximately 32 hours to complete the required training, however you will have access to the materials for 9 months to be able to plan your study time and book your exam.


The practitioner exam consists of:

  • 68 questions
  • 150 minute exam duration
  • Open book (official PRINCE2 manual only)

The pass mark for the practitioner exam is 55 per cent.

The e-learning course allows you to attempt sample practitioner exam questions, to gain feedback on areas that need further work. The course also indicates when you are ready for the exam, based on performance in the simulated exam.

Sitting your exam

Once you have completed the online learning and believe you are ready to sit your exam, you will be able to book your exam at one of the registered training venues, or online, using your exam code. We would recommend that you do not book your exam until you are able to achieve 80% or higher in the exam simulator.

You must sit your exam within your course registration period.

Please see the ILX website for information regarding exam dates at registered exam venues and how to take exams online.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

Full Fee£555
UWE Alumni Discount£472
UWE Staff Discount£378
Course Connect Partner£444
Payment deadlineTBC

The programme fee excludes the Prince2 manual. This is required for this level and can be purchased at an additional cost when making your programme payment if you require this.

Please note that we only accept card payments for this programme. If your organisation is paying and feel they require to be invoiced, please contact us in the first instance to discuss your options.

Repeat Practitioner exam fees
First and subsequent retakes will incur a fee from ILX which will be at the participant's expense.

Course Dates

Participants can sign up to one of our online cohorts. Cohorts will start on the first working day of each month and participants will have until the completion date to access the learning materials and book their exam.

CohortStart DateCompletion Date

How to apply

How to apply

As part of your course fee you will be given access to the online learning resources and availability to book your exam(s) for nine months from the start date of the cohort.

Once you are registered onto the course you will be emailed your exam voucher which is valid for the course duration.

To book a bundle package please go to the Managing Projects Successfully programme page and select the required bundle and start date under the 'how to apply' section.

Please note that we only accept card payments for this programme. If your organisation is paying and feel they require to be invoiced, please contact us in the first instance to discuss your options.

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