APM PFQ (Project Fundamentals Qualification) ELCAS

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Price (inc vat): £763
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.

Breakdown of Costs

Detailed information for individual courses or bundles

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

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Link to Associate Membership of the APM: https://www.apm.org.uk/membership/associate-member/

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