The APM Project Management qualification (PMQ), is a knowledge-based qualification developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how all elements of project management interact and how your project fits into your strategic and commercial environment. This course is aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge version 7.
This course includes the PMQ examination, and all course material to prepare you fully for your exam.
The PMQ is aimed at anyone with pre-existing project management knowledge, and it is the ideal next step for anyone holding the APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ)
By taking this course you will achieve a broad level of project management knowledge sufficient to participate in projects from individual assignments through to large capital projects.
By passing the PMQ exam, you will achieve an internationally recognised qualification.
According to the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2019:
QA are a market leader in the PMQ, training thousands of people every year with market-leading pass rates. QA offers PMQ training in a format that suits you:
The PMQ exam is also available online, for added convenience.
Ideally, to attend this course you should have:
If you don’t have either of the above requirements, we suggest you book onto the APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ).
You will receive some pre-course reading. Please complete this pre-course reading in full to get the most out of your course. Everyone learns differently yet we would advise spending 10 hours on your pre-course reading.
If you are a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner, you are eligible to sit the PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners examination. Please take a look at our course that leads to this qualification: PMQ for PRINCE2 Practitioners
Photographic identification is required to sit your PMQ exam. Examples include:
You are required to show the invigilator your photographic identification – failure to do so will mean you will not be allowed to sit your exam.
If you are taking an online exam, we advise you to familiarise yourself with the remote invigilation exam platform. The following documents can be found on the APM website:
The exam provider allows additional time for candidates who have a disability. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Failure to advise QA and provide evidence when requested, may result in the additional support not being offered via the policy. QA Exam Administration can be contacted by email email@example.com or by phone +44(0)1793 696162.
If you require any other assistance to attend your course, please get in contact and we will do everything we can to make your time at QA comfortable. Please contact your account manager, or via one of the options below:
By attending this course, you will:
This course covers provides comprehensive coverage of the PMQ syllabus aligned to the Body of Knowledge 7. The PMQ syllabus contains:
The PMQ syllabus showing full topic coverage is available on the APM website.
The way our course is structured is that it follows a lifecycle approach, rather than following the sections in the PMQ syllabus. Our structure enables you to understand how the tools, skills and techniques are applied at each phase of a project.
A full breakdown of subject areas is provided below:
You will sit your PMQ examination in the afternoon of day 5. Some details about the PMQ examination:
Your course includes preparation for your examination. This includes undertaking mock examination questions, and answer reviews. Questions will also be set to be completed in the evening, and you can expect to spend approximately 1-2 hours per evening on this additional work. Please ensure you can dedicate time to this evening work.
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