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


Project Management Qualification: Should you go for a PM Certification?

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

I have also created a video summarizing the difference between the two certifications.


PMP or PRINCE2? How to Choose the Better Certification for You
What's the Difference between PMP & PRINCE2 ?


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.
PRINCE2 7th Edition: The Top 10 Changes You Need to Know

The PRINCE2 handbook was updated with some valuable new additions, in late 2023. Read our article assessing the changes.

Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 is the official guide to the PRINCE2 methodology. It is published in the UK, by PeopleCert. 

Here are my top 10 things you need to know about it.


Top 10 Things to Know about Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2


Study Project Management: How to Get the Best from 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
  • mPlaza 
  • GreyCampus

Together, they offer three PRINCE2 Certification programs:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • 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

See all of our PRINCE2 Courses

PRINCE2 Project Management

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I have evaluated courses from both of these providers and I consider them all to be of the highest quality - provided by deep Project Management experts. 

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PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Courses



GreyCampus PRINCE2 Foundation Training


Online course with 11 hours of Audio-Visual content.

With this course, you get:

  • 1 year access to audio-video lectures
  • 2 mock exams
  • 35 Professional PMI PDUs
  • PeopleCert PRINCE2 Foundation exam voucher
  • 100% money back guarantee.


GreyCampus PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner Training


PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner Combo Training & Certification

Two Options:

  • Pre-recorded audio-visual lectures
  • 2/3 Days' Bootcamp Training

With this course, you get:

  • 1 year access to A/V lectures
  • 4 mock exams
  • 75 Professional PMI PDUs
  • PeopleCert PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner exam vouchers
  • 100% money back guarantee

Management Plaza
PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Courses



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

Plus, you also get a Pass Guarantee* (Management Plaza 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

Here's my Review of the Management Plaza PRINCE2 Courses


PRINCE2 Agile is a Project Management methodology developed for the UK Government. It was designed to create a high-governance framework for traditional predictive projects.

It is for PRINCE2 Project Managers who need to be able to tailor PRINCE2 to an agile context or environment.


What is PRINCE2 Agile? ...and Does it Make Sense? | Video

As you'd expect, we have a short video that will tell you all the things you want to know about PRINCE2 Agile.


PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner

'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
  • Entry into the Exam

...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 and Premium Exam Simulators for each exam.


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

Note that, if you buy any of our PRINCE2 courses, you will receive a voucher for your Axelos exam as part of your course fee.

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

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