APM Project Management Qualification – PMQ

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The PMQ Qualification

Facts about the course


Duration: 5 days
Training times: 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 to 16:00 on Friday
Breaks: 15 minutes am and pm
Lunch: 12:30 to 13:15 approximately
Lunch provided by IPSO FACTO


There are two possible exams:
The standard 3 hour exam if you don’t have a PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification. Or, a 2 hour exam if you have passed PRINCE2 at Practitioner level.
You must answer 10 from 16 questions during the 3 hour exam.
You must answer 6 from 10 questions during the 2 hour exam.
Exam: Friday afternoon between 13:00 to 16:00
Exam type: scenario based questions
Click here for useful exam tips.

Pre-Course Support

Once the course is booked we’ll send you pre-course reading materials. They include the official APM PMQ manual and guidance notes preparing you for the course.

Self Study

You will be given questions at the end of each day for self study. Its important that you set aside a few hours to practice your answers. During the start of the next day you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your answers.


You’ll be given access to our PMQ podcasts that are designed to support your learning during the course. They are also on the contents page of the course.


Free parking.