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  • Accredited by APM and supplied by the ILX Group
  • Expert tutor support
  • Exam-style questions with all elements
  • Increase earning potential by 22%
  • Exam simulator and revision modules

Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
12+ hours

Accredited by:

Training delivered by:
ILX Group

Free Exam Voucher

About the Course

The syllabus of this online training course assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers the knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge. This includes planning, scheduling, communication, teamwork, resource management, project risk management and project reviews.

The course was designed by leading industry experts who have extensive experience in the practical application of the APM approach in real-world scenarios. Professionals who take this course can learn to demonstrate a strong understanding of both knowledge areas and the practical application of key elements of the project management lifecycle.

The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) online course on this page is offered by the ILX Group, an accredited provider of the APM.

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction
  • Basic Concepts
  • The Project Management Center
  • Organizing a Project
  • Planning a Project
  • Scheduling a Project
  • Estimating
  • Managing Resources
  • Controlling a Project
  • Managing Scope
  • Managing Communication
  • Managing Risk
  • Managing Quality
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Procurement
  • Managing People
  • Closing Down a Project
  • Exam Technique and Simulator


The course is equipped to offer professionals the knowledge they require to pass the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) examination. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The Project Fundamentals exam is taken online via a web proctor.

  • 60 minutes
  • 60 compulsory multiple-choice questions
    • No deductions are made for incorrect marks
    • Each correct answer scores one mark
  • Candidates must score at least 60% (36/60) to pass the examination
  • Additional time of 15 minutes is available for candidates with dyslexia or other specific medical requirements

Please take time to read and understand the exam guidance notes outlined by APM. When ready, please contact our support team on training.support@orbussoftware.com to book and take your examination online.

Benefits for Individuals

Project management is a rewarding career path that offers valuable opportunities for professionals across different industries and sectors. Effective project management is fundamental for organizations seeking to achieve short and long term goals, and the key to success is having the ability to work towards specific goals within tight constraints.

To embark on a career in project management, professionals often require a good qualification that verifies their knowledge of project management principles and theories. The syllabus of this online training course offers individuals strong knowledge of the fundamental principles of project management, familiarizing them with key terminology and a well-informed approach. With no prerequisites, the PFQ certification course can also provide an excellent introduction for anyone who is new to project management.

Benefits for Organizations

Training project environment staff in APM PFQ can help organizations standardize and rapidly increase efficiency and morale.  

This course is delivered by Good e-Learning who are the accredited training provider.

Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
12+ hours

Accredited by:

Training delivered by:
ILX Group

Free Exam Voucher



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Convince Your Boss Email

Dear [your boss's name]:

I'd like to expand and prove my technical skills by earning a APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Certification. The registration fee is {{course.Price | currencySymbol:course.Currency}}.

When I pass this certification, you'll have proof of my ability to work with APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ). Orbus Software has training and online resources to help me prepare for the exam. I believe I'll be more effective and productive after achieving this valuable technical certification.

Let me know if you have any questions. In the meantime, you can find out more about this at https://www.orbussoftware.com/online-training/project-management/apm-project-fundamentals-qualification-pfq/. As you can see, the exam validates skills that are crucial to our team's success.

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