APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
The APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ), is a knowledge-based qualification developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession. The PFQ is the first step in the APM suite of certifications and provides:
A fundamental awareness of project management terminology
A broad understanding of the principles of the profession
The knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project.
This course is aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge version 7 and includes the PFQ examination, and all course material to prepare you fully for your exam.
No prior knowledge or experience is required for this PFQ qualification.
Benefits of taking this course
By taking this course you will achieve a good foundation knowledge of project management. The PFQ is the first APM qualification which provides a basis for moving onto the APM Project Management qualification (PMQ).
The PFQ is aligned to the Scottish Credit Qualifications and Framework level 6
Why QA should be chosen
QA are a market leader in the PFQ, training thousands of people every year with market-leading pass rates. QA offers PFQ training in a format that suits you:
Classroom (public courses or client–specific, at a QA venue or client venue)
The PFQ exam is also available online, for added convenience.
You will receive some pre-course reading. Please complete this pre-course reading in full to get the most out of your course. Everyone learns differently yet we would advise spending 5 hours on your pre-course reading.
Proof of Identification
Photographic identification is required to sit your PFQ exam. Examples include:
You are required to show the invigilator your photographic identification – failure to do so will mean you will not be allowed to sit your exam.
If you are taking an online exam, we advise you to familiarise yourself with the remote invigilation exam platform. The following documents can be found on the APM website:
Reasonable Adjustments Policy
The exam provider allows additional time for candidates who have a disability. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Failure to advise QA and provide evidence when requested, may result in the additional support not being offered via the policy. QA Exam Administration can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +44(0)1793 696162.
Any other assistance
If you require any other assistance to attend your course, please get in contact and we will do everything we can to make your time at QA comfortable. Please contact your account manager, or via one of the options below:
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