APM PFQ (Project Fundamentals Qualification) ELCAS

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Price (exc vat): £763 inc.VAT
PrintDURATION: 2 days
TIME: 09:00 to 17:00 GMT

Start your career in project management with our popular two day PFQ (APM Project Fundamentals Qualification) course. No project management experience is required prior to attending this course. The course is delivered at our Southampton-Solent venue (between Portsmouth & Southampton).

About APM PFQ (Project Fundamentals Qualification) ELCAS

PFQ Project Fundamentals Qualification

ELCAS provider number: 4030

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 project management qualification that can be used over a wide range of job opportunities.


The Exam

The exam is 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.

  • 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 

ELCAS Course Funding includes

  • Course training
  • PFQ Exam

Additional Costs

Pre-course materials, course manuals and lunch with refreshments are not part of your ELCAS funding.

  • Pre-course materials – none for this course
  • Course handbook – £10
  • An onsite café is available to purchase lunch and a kitchen is available for refreshments throughout your time with us.

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

  • Project 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

Video Testimonials

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Client Testimonials

  • Name: 200 + delegatesCompany: Via Reviews.co.uk

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  • Name: Scott SellarsCompany: More on Reviews.co.uk

    APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) course review

    I completed the PMQ course through IPSO FACTO and they were a pleasure to work with from the moment I first made an enquiry. Every piece of course administration was made simple for me and the classroom facilities were just perfect. The course instructor was professional, knew the subject very well and focused our learning in a practical way to help put it into perspective. Overall, a very professional experience and I would recommend IPSO FACTO as a quality training company. Thank you. [Scott Sellars]

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  • Name: Simon M.Company: Career Change

    PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner course review

    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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  • Name: Chelsea B.Company: More on Reviews.co.uk

    APM PFQ (Introductory Certificate) course review

    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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