With PRINCE2 Foundation you get an introduction to the PRINCE2 method. It is designed to provide you with sufficient knowledge and understanding, to the PRINCE2 method well enough to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2. The Foundation certification is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner certification.
The PRINCE2® Foundation Certification is suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate they have sufficient understanding of the PRINCE2 methodology and can work effectively as part of a team or with a project management team within a PRINCE2 supporting environment.
The PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate is also a pre-requisite for individuals wishing to achieve the PRINCE2 Practitioner or the PRINCE2 Agile® certification.
NOTE: From January 1st, 2018, the 5th edition Foundation and Practitioner PRINCE2 exams will no longer be available in English; ONLY PRINCE2® Foundation, 6th edition and PRINCE2® Practitioner, 6th edition exams will be available in English.
PRINCE2® Foundation, 5th edition in German, French, Dutch Norwegian, Danish and Polish will be available until 31st of December 2019. Afterwards, candidates will be able to take only the PRINCE2® Foundation, 6th edition exam in these six languages.
Starting from 1 February 2022, exam vouchers for AXELOS Certifications, including PRINCE2® 5th edition Foundation, will incorporate the corresponding Digital Core Guidance (eBook). The Core Guidance eBook acts as a valuable source for candidates in their day-to-day work, long after their exam has finished. It becomes available in the candidate’s PeopleCert account, upon exam purchase and the candidate is able to take advantage of several features available like annotation, highlighting, etc. The PRINCE2® Foundation, 5th edition Core Guidance eBook is already available in many languages, with more to be added soon.