Practitioner Exam

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam Syllabus

This level is aiming to measure whether a candidate could apply PRINCE2 to the running and managing of a non-complex project within an environment supporting PRINCE2. To this end they need to exhibit the competence required for the Foundation qualification, and show that they can apply and tailor PRINCE2 to address the needs and problems of a given project scenario.

  • Know or comment on detailed explanations of all processes, themes and techniques, and worked examples of all PRINCE2 management products as they might be applied to address the particular circumstances of a given project scenario
  • Demonstrate that they understand the relationships between processes, themes, techniques and PRINCE2 management products and can apply this understanding
  • Demonstrate that they understand the reasons behind the processes, themes and techniques of PRINCE2
  • Demonstrate their ability to the tailor PRINCE2 to different project environments.

The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Examination Format 
  • 9 questions per paper with 12 marks available per question – all question items will be worth 1 mark, making the total number of marks available per paper 108
  • 2.5 hours allowed (no reading time has been added)
  • Open-book examination (only the PRINCE2 Manual is allowed), but don't depend on this 
  • 55% pass mark (59/ 108)