PRINCE2® Foundation - Certificate (Online Learning)

Level 5 - Foundation Degree or HNCs/HNDs or NVQ Level 5 or Equivalent

Subject Area Business

Attendance Distance Learning

Overview

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited

PRINCE2® Foundation

The PRINCE2® course will provide learners with a complete understanding of the PRINCE2® project management methodology, all courses include the course materials, on-line exam and personal e-mail support as required throughout your course.

You can be confident that you’re learning with one of the UK’s largest providers of education and training, giving you the best opportunity to develop your career and knowledge within project management.

NCG Direct usually start new cohorts on the 1st Monday of every month

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: September 2019. For further information, please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk.
Duration: 12 Months
Venue: Distance Learning

Who the course is for

PRINCE2® is for project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects.

PRINCE2® is also beneficial for experienced Project Managers or individuals looking to develop their project management skills, it can be an invaluable asset for individuals looking to improve their employment prospects within a role that has project management responsibilities.

PRINCE2® Foundation - there are no course pre-requisites, learners would however benefit from having some basic project management experience prior to commencing.

Qualification Gained

 PRINCE2® Foundation Certification

How to Apply

Online

Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.

 

Telephone

Call our friendly team of advisers on 0191 200 4000 and they will talk you through your application.

Course Content

We currently offer PRINCE2® using distance and e-learning as the mode of delivery.
You will be assigned your own personal log in details for NCG On-Line, our virtual learning environment (VLE). You’ll then work through the on-line PRINCE2® course material.

All learners will be provided with the comprehensive PRINCE2® manual and dedicated e-mail address for support. If you need additional support, NCG Direct will provide you with a dedicated helpdesk e-mail, whereby you’ll receive a response to support you in achieving your PRINCE2® qualification.

Foundation Duration

The course material runs for approximately 8-10 hours, you’ll need to allow additional time for course exercises and reading material.

NCG Direct would advise you complete the course and take the on-line exam within one month of starting the course.

We do however offer you the material for 12 months; you are welcome to book your exam anytime within this 12 month period. (subject to availability).

Please note. If you have not taken the exam within these 12 months you will need to re-enroll onto the course at full cost.

Learning Methods

We currently offer PRINCE2® using distance and e-learning as the mode of delivery.
You will be assigned your own personal log in details for NCG On-Line, our virtual learning environment (VLE). You’ll then work through the on-line PRINCE2® course material.

All learners will be provided with the comprehensivePRINCE2® manual and dedicated e-mail address for support. If you need additional support, NCG Direct will provide you with a dedicated help desk e-mail, whereby you’ll receive a response to support you in achieving your PRINCE2® qualification.

Assessment Methods

Foundation

The PRINCE2® Foundation exam is a multi choice assessment comprising of 75 questions, the pass mark for this being 35, the exam duration is 60 minutes. An essential prerequisite for the Practitioner examination is to have passed the PRINCE2® Foundation examination.

Learners can choose to sit the exam in Newcastle College, alternatively we can arrange for a remote exam, using our examination partner, Proctor U.

Our college based exams are usually administered on the last Friday of every month.

Progression Opportunities

PRINCE2® Practitioner - Learners must have passed the PRINCE2® Foundation exam before progressing onto the Practitioner

 

 

Career Opportunities

PRINCE2® is for project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects.

PRINCE2® is also beneficial for experienced Project Managers or individuals looking to develop their project management skills, it can be an invaluable asset for individuals looking to improve their employment prospects within a role that has project management responsibilities.

Entry Requirements

Foundation - There are no course pre-requisites, learners would however benefit from having some basic project management experience prior to commencing.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, contact Student Services, based in Armstrong House at Rye Hill Campus. If you need information in another format (e.g. large print) or another language, please ask.

Student Services
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Reception
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4.30pm

Telephone Contact Centre
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

You can also contact us via the following:

In person: Student Services, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA.
By phone: (0191) 200 4000 By fax: (0191) 200 4517 By minicom: (0191) 272 3304
By e-mail: enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk
By post: Student Services, Newcastle College, FREEPOST NT920, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA (you do not need a stamp). 

Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.