APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) provides a fundamental awareness of project management terminology and is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.

Successful candidates will be able to understand the language of project management and the structure of a successful project.

They will be able to take an active part in a project team and make a positive contribution to any project environment.

There are no pre-requisites required to attend the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification course. The PFQ is designed for those with little or no project management experience who are looking to start a successful project management career, or wanting to understand the principles of project management excellence.

This two day programme provides a comprehensive introduction to project management and concludes with the introductory certificate examination taken on the afternoon of the second day.

The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) includes:

  • The Principles of Project Management
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Defining the optimum approach to complete each project successfully
  • Communications
  • Quality management
  • Teamwork
  • Resource management
  • Achieving an efficient utilisation of resources
  • Risk management
  • Understanding and utilising the processes and techniques for effective management of risk
  • Handover and review
  • Ensuring a controlled environment

Participants will undertake an examination on the afternoon of the second day. This will include:

  • 60 Questions
  • Candidates should pass 36 questions to achieve a 60% pass mark
  • Multiple-choice
  • One hour duration


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