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PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner training courses with exam

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner training courses with exam

AXELOS Peoplecert accredited training organisation for PRINCE2 Agile.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner level certification tests whether a candidate can apply and tailor PRINCE2 to an agile context using a broad toolset of agile delivery techniques and frameworks. A successful PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner will be able to blend the structure, governance, and controls of PRINCE2, with agile methods, techniques, and approaches.

Target audience

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification is suitable for any of the following:

  • Professionals working within a project environment, including key staff involved with integrating project management with product delivery.
  • Those with governance responsibilities for projects using agile delivery approaches.
  • Those involved with programme and project support functions.
  • Project managers and non-project management professionals needing to deliver value to their employers and enhance their careers.
  • Professionals already holding PRINCE2 Agile Foundation, or other prerequisite qualification.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner training

Which PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner training option is chosen largely depends on each candidate’s personal learning style, budget, and schedule. Study options to prepare candidates for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification, are shown below.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner live classroom training PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner virtual classroom training PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner self-paced online eLearning
Duration 2 days 2 days 21 hours
Times 09:00 to 17:00 09:00 to 17:00 12 months’ access
Suitable for Students wanting certification quickly and prefer to study in a live classroom. Students wanting certification quickly but don’t want to travel to a course. Students preferring to study at their own pace in a cost-conscious way.
Homework 2-3 hours per night 2-3 hours per night N/A
Pre-course reading 2 hours 2 hours N/A
Help from trainer Yes Yes Yes [1]
Includes manual [2] No No No
Includes AXELOS membership [3] Yes Yes Yes
Includes exam [4] Yes Yes Yes
Includes mock exams Yes [5] Yes [5] Yes [5]
Price Most expensive. Get discount code. Less expensive. Get discount code. Cheapest option. Get discount code.
PRINCE2 Agile Foundation & Practitioner live classroom training PRINCE2 Agile Foundation & Practitioner virtual classroom training PRINCE2 Agile Foundation & Practitioner self-paced online eLearning
Duration 4 days 4 days 33 hours
Times 09:00 to 17:00 09:00 to 17:00 12 months’ access
Suitable for Students wanting certification quickly and prefer to study in a live classroom. Students wanting certification quickly but don’t want to travel to a course. Students preferring to study at their own pace in a cost-conscious way.
Homework 2-3 hours per night 2-3 hours per night N/A
Pre-course reading 4 hours 4 hours N/A
Help from trainer Yes Yes Yes
Includes manual [2] Yes Yes Yes
Includes AXELOS membership [3] Yes Yes Yes
Includes exam [4] Yes [6] Yes [6] Yes [6]
Includes mock exams Yes Yes Yes
Price Most expensive. Get discount code. Less expensive. Get discount code. Cheapest option. Get discount code.
Notes:
[1] Questions to qualified, experienced trainer answered within 1 working day.
[2] Electronic version of PRINCE2 Agile.
[3] One-month free AXELOS membership when redeeming the exam voucher.
[4] Exam voucher(s) redeemable within 12 months for online examination.
[5] Two full sample Foundation mock exam papers.
[6] Two full sample Foundation and two full sample Practitioner mock exam papers.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the basic concepts of common agile ways of working.
  2. Understand the purpose and context for combining PRINCE2 and agile ways of working.
  3. Be able to apply and evaluate the focus areas to a project in an agile context.
  4. Be able to fix and flex the six aspects of a project in an agile context.
  5. Be able to apply or tailor the PRINCE2 principles, themes, processes, and management products to a project in an agile context.

Course content

All training options include the following course content:

  • Blending PRINCE2 and agile:
    • Fixing and flexing project performance targets.
    • Tolerance guidance.
    • The 5 PRINCE2 Agile targets.
  • Agile behaviours and the PRINCE2 principles:
    • Applying PRINCE2 principles.
    • The 5 PRINCE2 Agile behaviours.
  • Agile and the PRINCE2 themes:
    • Business case – defining value, minimum viable product (MVP).
    • Organisation – delivery teams, servant leadership, working agreements.
    • Quality – user stories, requirements prioritisation using MoSCoW, definition of ‘done’, how to test.
    • Change – feedback loops.
    • Risk – Agilometer.
    • Plans – estimating.
    • Progress – burn charts, information radiators.
  • Agile and the PRINCE2 processes:
    • Relating agile processes to PRINCE2 processes.
    • Starting up a project and initiating a project – Cynefin, Lean Startup.
    • Managing product delivery – work packages, Scrum, Kanban.
    • Controlling a stage – timeboxes, releases, sprints, frequent releases.
    • Managing a stage boundary – retrospectives.
    • Directing a project – sponsor, product owner, pulling information.
    • Closing a project – user acceptance, workshops.
  • PRINCE2 Agile focus areas:
    • Agilometer.
    • Requirements.
    • Rich communication.
    • Workshops.
    • Frequent releases.
  • Transitioning to agile:
    • Health check.
    • Advice for project managers using agile.

For more information, download the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner syllabus.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam

If you purchase a training course, you receive a PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam voucher which is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase of training.

Format: Online.

Style: Objective.

Questions: 50.

Pass mark: 60% (30/50).

Duration: 150 minutes.

Rules: Open book.

Results: Same day.

Registration: Via a training organization or PeopleCert.

Prerequisites: Candidates must hold a current version of any of the following qualifications:

* Any PRINCE2 or PRINCE2 Agile certificate.

* PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.

* PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

* IPMA® Levels A, B, C or D.

IPMA® is a registered trademark of IPMA in Switzerland and other countries. “PMI”, “PMP” and “CAPM” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam study guides

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam questions

Download a PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner mock exam.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner PDFs

To help with revision for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam, these resources are available to download in PDF format:

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner benefits

There are 5 main benefits of gaining PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification.

  1. Validates knowledge.

  2. It validates a candidate’s knowledge in both agile and in PRINCE2 – a globally recognized project management methodology.

  3. Enhances employability.

  4. Certification makes a candidate more competitive in the job market.

  5. Boosts confidence.

  6. Certification can boost candidate’s confidence to contribute more on projects in an agile context.

  7. Job opportunities.

  8. PRINCE2 is widely adopted in many countries and industries and combined with Agile knowledge opens more job opportunities.

  9. Higher salaries.

  10. Certification can potentially lead to higher salary due to the demand for certified professionals.

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner FAQs



Can I take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam only?

Yes. You can purchase the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam only without buying a course. However, before sitting for the exam you must hold one of the prerequisite qualifications.




Can I take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner without Foundation?

You can only sit the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam only if you hold one of these qualifying certifications:

* Any PRINCE2 or PRINCE2 Agile qualification.

* APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ).

* APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ).

* PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.

* PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

* IPMA® Levels A, B, C or D.

However, you can purchase a PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner course independently of a PRINCE2 Foundation course.

IPMA® is a registered trademark of IPMA in Switzerland and other countries. “PMI”, “PMP” and “CAPM” are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.




Does PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification expire?

No, the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification does not expire. However, it does have a renewal date set 3 years after the exam date. After that there are 3 options to renew certification:

  1. Re-take and pass another PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam.
  2. Pass one of these related AXELOS exams (PRINCE2®, MoR®, MSP®, MoV®, MoP®, and P3O®).
  3. Pay for annual AXELOS membership.



How do I prepare for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

Preparation methods can include attending classroom training, taking online self-paced eLearning, or self-study with the official PRINCE2 Agile manual.

Whichever preparation method you choose, practice for the exams, and ensure that you understand how to tailor the PRINCE2 themes, processes, and management products for an agile context. You should also know how to navigate around the PRINCE2 Agile manual so you can find the relevant information.




How hard is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

In the UK, the pass rate of students studying with Knowledge Train for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is 87%.

Many candidates find the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is harder than the Foundation exam. The main difference is that for Practitioner, you need to be able apply the method to a scenario, which requires a deeper understanding of the subject matter.

However, for Practitioner, you have the PRINCE2 Agile manual available for you to use during the exam so you can always check things that you may have forgotten.




How long does PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner take?

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner study duration varies depending on your prior knowledge, study option, and learning pace. The fastest method is by attending 2 days of Practitioner classroom training.

The next fastest is to study Practitioner using online self-paced eLearning which takes at least 21 hours of study.

Self-studying using the PRINCE2 Agile manual will likely take upwards of 30 hours or more of study.




How long is PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner valid?

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner certification is valid for 3 years. After that time, you should consider one of these 3 options to renew:

  1. Re-take and pass the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam.
  2. Pass one of these related AXELOS exams (PRINCE2®, MoR®, MSP®, MoV®, MoP®, and P3O®).
  3. Pay for annual AXELOS membership.



How long is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam lasts 150 minutes and consists of 50 objective-style questions. For non-native speakers, 25% additional time can be requested, making the exam 188 minutes in total.




How to book my PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

If you purchased the exam from PeopleCert, you must contact them directly. Or, if you bought a training course from an Accredited Training Organization (ATO), you can book your PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam directly through them.




How to prepare for PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

Preparation can involve participating in a PRINCE2 Agile online course, attending a PRINCE2 Agile classroom course, or by self-studying with the official PRINCE2 Agile manual and other resources.

Taking practice tests and regular revision up to your exam will also aid your exam preparation.




Is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam easy?

87% of students who studied with Knowledge Train passed the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam first time.

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is considered by most people to be reasonably difficult, although this varies with people’s background in agile, in project management and how well-prepared they are. With sufficient understanding of Agile, the PRINCE2 methodology and with ample exam practice, most students will pass first time.




Is PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner an open book exam?

Yes, the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is an open book exam. This means that you can use your annotated copy of the PRINCE2 Agile manual during the exam.




Is PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner worth it?

Yes, the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner is valuable, especially in the UK and Europe. It validates your knowledge in PRINCE2 and Agile, and potentially increases your employability and salary prospects.




What are the minimum requirements for PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner?

To sit the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam requires you to hold one of the following qualifications:

* Any PRINCE2 or PRINCE2 Agile qualification.

* APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ).

* APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ).

* PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.

* PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

* IPMA® Levels A, B, C or D.




What is the pass rate for PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner?

Students who have studied with Knowledge Train achieve a pass rate of 87% for PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner. The actual Practitioner pass rates can vary with country, language, and accredited training organization (ATO).




What is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam format?

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam consists of 50 objective-style questions. The exam is open book, meaning it is allowed to use your PRINCE2 Agile manual during the exam. The exam is taken online. Candidates require a desktop computer, internet connection, audio, and video camera to show their photo ID to the remote proctor.




What is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam length?

The PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is 150 minutes although non-native speakers can request an additional 25% of time, making the exam 188 minutes in total.




What is the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam pass mark?

The pass mark for the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam is 60%, which equates to 30 out of 50 correct answers.




What qualifications are equivalent to PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner level?

The most equivalent qualification to PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner is the PRINCE2 Practitioner. Other similar level qualifications include APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) and Agile Project Management (AgilePM) Practitioner.




Where to take a PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam?

You take the PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner exam online. Most people choose to take it from home. It can be booked through an Accredited Training Organization (ATO) or through the official PRINCE2 examining body, PeopleCert.


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