APM PFQ (Project Fundamentals Qualification) ELCAS

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Price (exc vat): £649
PrintDURATION: 2 days
TIME: 09:00 to 17:00 GMT

Total cost: £779. Start a career in project management with a two day APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) course. No experience required. One exam. Bundle the APM PFQ with and APM PMQ to get the most out of your resettlement.

About APM PFQ (Project Fundamentals Qualification) ELCAS

PFQ training courses IPSO FACTO Southampton Hampshire ELCAS

PFQ Project Fundamentals Qualification

ELCAS provider number: 4030
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Approved by MOD]

 

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

The course offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology and is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of project management. No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification.

The syllabus assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge 6th edition, including:

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Resource management
  • Project risk management
  • Project reviews

Target Audience

You’re considering a career in project management but have no real experience.

You’re looking for a generic qualification that can be used over a wide range of job opportunities.

You’re looking to bundle together two project management qualifications for your resettlement, in the same financial year.


Funding options

Lower Tier: Total cost: £779  |  Personal contribution: £155  |  ELC contribution: £624
Higher Tier: Total cost: £779    |  Personal contribution: £155  |  ELC contribution: £624

ELCs are available in two tiers. For more information about ELCAS funding please go to website: www.enhancedlearningcredits.com

Important: cost differences

Important: There maybe differences between the advertised course cost on our website, and that on the ELCAS website for the same course. A difference in cost is recognised and accepted by the resettlement team because they can’t always keep up with course changes. However, when completing your resettlement form you must inform your resettlement officer that the “Training Provider course costs have increased, and the ELCAS course costs are out of date”. They will then be able to enter the correct course cost into the system.

Portsmouth Resettlement officers: (02392) 724254 or 724570


The Exam

The exam is normally taken at the end of the course on the afternoon of day 2. However, it is also available online so you can take it anywhere through live online proctoring. An online exam can be booked to take place at a time to suit you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 360 days of the year.

ELCAS PFQ project management training courses
  • 60 Multiple choice questions
  • 60 minutes
  • Pass mark 60%
  • Choice of an online exam, or a paper exam at the end of the course
  • We have an almost 100% pass rate over the last 10 years

Project Management Resettlement courses using ELCAS

IPSO FACTO provider number: 4030

For detailed information about the resettlement process please go to: www.enhancedlearningcredits.com 

Course Includes

  • Lunch and Refreshments [Southampton] – let us know if you have any special dietary needs.
  • Training Materials
  • Exam
  • Certificate on completion

Book a place on this course

Step 1:   Once you’re happy with the course outline, select a course location and date from the drop down lists. Click “Make enquiry button”, and complete the form. Note our ELCAS number, course title, course date and course location for your resettlement forms.

Step 2:   We’ll email you with a detailed acknowledgement of the course, and reserve a place for you. In addition, we’ll invoice the costs including your contribution, and include our terms and conditions.

Step 3:   On receipt of your payment contribution, we’ll email joining instructions and a video link of how to find us. There are no pre-course materials for the course.


Useful Links

Link to IPSO FACTO on the APM website
Link to post course reviews

Aim & Objectives

Course Aims

  •  To provide fundamental awareness of project management terminology
  •  To prepare for and pass the PFQ exam

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

 

  •  Identify the key elements of the project management life cycle
  •  Communicate using the language of project management
  •  Identify the structure of a successful project
  •  Take an active part in a project team
  •  Make a positive contribution to any project environment

Course Content

  • APM training courses IPSO FACTO Southampton Hampshire ELCASProject management and the operating environment
  • Project lifecycles
  • The management structure by which projects operate
  • Project management planning
  • Project scope management
  • Scheduling and resource management
  • Risk management and issue management
  • Project quality management
  • Communication in the project environment
  • Principles of leadership and teamwork

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    The PFQ (APM IC) was for me a good introduction into understanding the ‘Project Management’ world better. It helped me to identify areas and processes that I am not yet familiar with but I now have more confidence in tackling. Passing this course has further confirmed that I do want to go on to study for the APMP qualification. Chelsea B.

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    I attended the project management qualification in December (having already attended the PRINCE2 course in November). Although a challenging subject, I found that the training was engaging because there was adequate time to not only listen but to also give examples and hear examples from other individuals from the class. This aids to help people’s understanding or misunderstanding in some cases and help breakdown the subject into easier chunks. It also helps that IPSO FACTO have in my opinion some of the most experienced instructors in the country, meaning that if you just don’t get something they bring their personal experience into the story to help your understanding. Simon M.

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    I just wanted to write and say how much I enjoyed the PRINCE2 course last week. The whole Ipso-Facto experience was brilliant, from your prompt help in providing information to determine whether the course was going to be right for me and arranging for Tim to call me, through registration and the quality of the preparation materials sent out, to starting the course with Julia Gosse. Julia is a fantastic trainer who not only clearly has bags of experience in project and business management but is also a very highly skilled trainer. Whilst there was a huge amount to learn, she made it easy to absorb and tolerated enormous amounts of questions with patience and kindness.

    The venue was easy to get to and we definitely appreciated the surroundings including the lovely cafe for lunch and the lake. I will definitely recommend Ipso-Facto as a local training provider and will come to you first if you are running courses I am interested in for the future.

    Oh and I passed both foundation and practitioner exams! [Rebecca S]

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    The Excel Level 2 course was brilliant. Having not had much experience of using Excel, I wasn’t sure how much I’d learn but Tim the course tutor was great and went at a good pace, making sure I understood as we went along. I learnt things I wouldn’t have had a clue about before including; Conditional Formatting, Range Names, Pivot Tables, IF Functions, Vlookups and a range of shortcuts to make daily tasks much quicker. I’m looking forward to putting It into practice. Would definitely recommend!  Kirsty R.

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