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APM Project Fundamentals Qualification in Project Management

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Can you see yourself making a career in project management? Then this APM Project Fundamentals Qualification in Project Management course is a perfect place to start that journey.

  • Learn the definition and characteristics of projects and the key roles involved in project management.
  • Understand how to put together an effective business case for a new project.
  • Develop your knowledge of risk management and how to identify, assess and mitigate risks.
  • Study critical path analysis and how to manage the control cycle of a project.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

Study the key principles of project management, such as the project lifecycle, control cycles and stakeholder management, so you get a real understanding of working within the industry.

Whether you are starting out in your career or looking to refresh your knowledge for your current project manager role, this internationally recognised qualification will give you all the skills and insights for working with the industry.

During this course, you will explore project characteristics, organisational breakdown structure, factors that affect resources, and much more.

Unlike traditional colleges, study at your own pace, in your own time, with strict deadlines and timetabling a thing of the past!

Enrol today and join the 120,000 students who have chosen to study with Open Study College to improve their career prospects. From the moment you enrol, our friendly, award-winning tutors will be on hand every step of the way to ensure you progress with your studies.

What next?

Upon completion of the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification in Project Management course, you will be able to begin your journey into becoming a project manager. You can also expand on your foundation of knowledge and skills by undertaking another one of our project management courses.

Future career options:

  • Project manager
  • Assistant project manager
  • Team leader
  • Senior project manager
  • Project scheduler
  • Resource manager
  • Project coordinator

Course Outcome

You will receive an APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (APM PFQ).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Multiple choice exam.

Course content

Extra info


This course is assessed by a multiple-choice format examination lasting 60 minutes. You will be required to answer 36 marks out of 60 correctly in order to achieve a pass. If you pass the exam successfully, you will gain an internationally recognised qualification in Project Management.

This exam can be taken at home or at work at any time. You will be required to have access to the internet and a webcam to complete this examination. You will need to pay the exam fee of £220 +VAT to sit your exam.

Study method

The APMIC Practitioner course is a high-quality interactive course including audio and animation features. It includes access to a virtual learning environment where you can find resources, support videos and discussion forums. You will also be able to take mock exam quizzes after each session to ensure your progress.
Full tutor support is provided throughout your course via phone, email and live interactive sessions.

Course outcome

Successful completion of the APM Introductory Certificate (APMIC) proves your knowledge and skills in managing work-based projects to any employer in the world. AMPIC is an internationally recognised qualification accredited by APMG, a leading examination institute, as well as the Association for Project Management.
The course on this page is offered by Training Bytesize, an Accredited Training Organisation of The Association of Project Management.


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