I Want to Study for PRINCE2

We have put this page together to help you, if either:

  • You want to study for a PRINCE2 qualification, or
  • You are considering it

On this page, we have colated all of our information, tools, and resources, to help you from your first investigations, to your final exams. 

And, to keep it simple, we have divided it into Five Steps...


You're thinking about a PRINCE2 qualification.

Let's start with what PRINCE2 is...


Now you Need to Inform Yourself about a PRINCE2 qualification.

We have two articles on our website that we wrote just for you...

  1. Should I get a Project Management Qualification?
  2. PRINCE2 Certification:
    Everything You Need to Know


In this article, you'll learn:

  • What types of qualifications there are
  • The reasons for getting a qualification
  • Which type is right for you


In this article, you'll learn:

  • What qualifications there are
  • How the methodology is structured
  • Who PRINCE2 is for

Here's a third article, which answers one of those questions that just keeps on coming up. 

So, in case you are wondering, take a look at this article...

In this article, you'll learn:

  • What PMP and PRINCE2 are
  • How they differ - and the similarities
  • Who should consider each of them


PMP or PRINCE2? Unraveling the Knot


Now you've made your decision, you're firmly on your learning journey.

Stage 1: Preparation

The first stage is preparing to learn. 

We have two recommendations to get you started:

  1. You'll need the official PRINCE2 manual. It's not hard to read and it is the authoritative guide.
  2. If it's been a while since the last time you did some studying, youll want to brush up on how to get the best from your Project Management learning.


In this article, you'll learn:

  • 3 Questions to ask before you start
  • 10 Principles to help you learn effectively

Stage 2: Structured Learning

The second stage is structured learning.
We have partnered with the Professional Training Center of Excellence (PTCoE) to offer three PRINCE2 Certification programs:
  1. PRINCE2 Foundation
  2. PRINCE2 Practitioner
  3. PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner
If you read the article, 'PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know', then you'll know which of the Foundation and Practitioner courses is right for you. But our course pages have lots more information


PRINCE2 Foundation

'After completing this course I went on to get 87% in the examMany thanks [...] this was a very well put together course. Easy to watch and easy to absorb.' - Anthony, Sept 2018.

With this course, you get:

  • 59 lessons / 6 hours of video
  • First 18 lessons FREE (no sign-up needed)
  • Flashcards, quizzes, and sample exams
  • Entry to the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam
      (worth €280)

Plus, you also get a Pass Guarantee* (PTCoE offers a free exam retake).

* subject to conditions - see course page.



PRINCE2 Practitioner

'Excellent course! I watched 3-4 videos every day (it took me less than 3 weeks), passed the exam and got it with 81%. I’m very happy for having chosen this option to study PRINCE2 Practitioner.' - Robin, Sept 2018.

With this course, you get:

  • 66 lessons / 36 hours of video
  • First 20 lessons FREE (no sign-up needed)
  • Quizzes and sample exams
  • Entry to the PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam
      (worth €360)




'Apart from being very informative and a good preparation for my exam (which I passed with very good result), it was a pleasure listening to you.' - Leo, May 2018.

With this course, you get:

  • 41 lessons / 6 hours of video
  • First 14 lessons FREE (no sign-up needed)
  • Quizzes, and sample exams

...or you may want to consider alternative Agile qualifications.

If so, check out our guide to the Agile qualifications available...



In this article, you'll learn about the different providers in three tiers:

  1. Principal Agile PM promotors
  2. Major PM organizations
  3. Third party organizations

And, if you don't feel like you know enough about Agile, and want to learn more, we have a resource page, with all our free and paid learning materials, about Agile Project Management.


Agile Project Management

Stage 3: Informal Learning

Supplement your formal, structured learning with informal learning.

We have plenty of FREE resources on our site, for you to enjoy and learn from.

Here's a taster...


The best exam preparation is a simulated exam.

Our PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner courses each contain sample exam papers for you to work through.

In addition, we can offer you a FREE PRINCE2 Foundation exam simulator


You can always book your exam through Axelos, the certification provider.

But you may find it more convenient to hit one of these buttons to arrange your PRINCE2 examination...

  1. PRINCE2 Foundation 
  2. PRINCE2 Practitioner

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