APM Project Fundamentals Qualification – PFQ


Exeter – Devon, or onsite at your premise.

What is it?

This introductory certificate: The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology. It is ideal for those looking to gain an understanding of basic project management principles, or those interested in embarking on a successful and challenging project management career.

Who is it for?

No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification which will offer the individual the knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project.

The course is designed for anyone who wishes to acquire the APM Introductory Certificate the first level of award within the APM’s Qualification Scheme. It is ideal for those wanting to understand the basic principles of project management or looking to find out more about the profession.

What are the benefits?

By the end of the course, delegates will be familiar with a range of project management knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge, including:

  • The project management lifecycle
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Resource management
  • Project risk management
  • Project reviews

Delegates will acquire the level of understanding needed to pass the examination leading to the IC: APM Project Fundamentals Qualification.

Examination and Certification

The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ examination is a 60 minute multiple choice paper (closed book) and consists of 60.

The pass mark is 60%.

Study Programme and Instructor

Our instructors are skilled lecturers, approved by the APM with extensive ‘real world’ experience, you can be sure they will make the course both informative and interesting.

Some pre-course preparation is required along with evening study whilst the course is in progress.

Course Content

This 5 day course follows the official APM syllabus and contains the following elements:

  • Introduction & objectives
  • Project management & its environment
  • The project lifecycle
  • Project management structures
  • Project management planning
  • Scope management
  • Scheduling & resource management
  • Risks & Issues
  • Project quality management
  • Project communications
  • Leadership & teamwork
  • Sample questions & mock examination
  • APM Project Management Qualification Examination.


Courseware and manual, certificate of achievement, refreshments and lunch are all included in this course.

To Book

For more information or to book onto our APM Project Management training course please contact us on 01392 824 022 or email training@amesolutions.co.uk.

If there is an Project Management course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

You can see a full list of our training courses here.

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