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APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

  • Created by Project Professionals, for aspiring and practising Project Professionals
  • Showcase your credibility in a project environment with this UK and globally recognised certification
  • Enhance your confidence and skills to become an effective, efficient Project Professional
  • Qualify and validate your expertise with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors

    APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)

    The APM PMQ certification is like a masterclass in project management: it enables project professionals to develop their skills and knowledge to the highest level, providing a solid foundation for continued learning & development in the field. The APM Project Management Qualification (APM PMQ) is a globally recognised certification that validates project management professionals’ knowledge and skills in managing projects effectively.

    Based on the APM Body of Knowledge (APMBoK), the APM PMQ certification tests your ability to apply best practices in project management to real-world scenarios. The certification course provides a comprehensive understanding of project management principles, from planning to execution and closure, and teaches you how to apply these principles in practice.

    Earning the APM PMQ certification demonstrates your ability to manage projects successfully and effectively, increasing your earning potential and career opportunities. It is an excellent resource for project managers who want to advance in their careers or for individuals who are looking to transition into project management. With the APM PMQ certification, you can be confident in your ability to lead projects to success!

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to the APM PMQ Course
    • Official APM PMQ Exam
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • A professional, Project Management-oriented CV rewrite
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities

    Certification: Association for Project Management Project Management Qualification (APM PMQ)

    Accredited by: Association for Project Management (APM)

    Entry requirements: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification, however, it is recommended that you have some formal Project Management experience

    Study time: Roughly 10 weeks depending on existing experience and learning abilities

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    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is partnered with ILX, a verified APM Accredited Provider (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    The Association for Project Management (APM) is a leading global organisation that serves the project management profession. APM offers a number of certifications, including this APM Project Management Qualification (APM PMQ) certification, which is one of the most widely recognised and respected project management certifications in the world. APM sets the standards for the project management profession and provides a range of resources to support project managers at all levels, from entry-level to advanced.

    APM provides education, research, and standards to support the project management profession. APM also offers a number of professional development opportunities, including training courses, conferences, and networking events. Candidates who pass the APM PMQ exam can also share their success by displaying their digital badge on social media and online communications, which is a dynamic representation of their certification.

    Certification expiry
    The APM PMQ certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your project management portfolio.

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    APM PMQ (Project Management Qualification)

    What You Will Learn

    The APM PMQ builds upon existing knowledge and delves deeper into project management principles, processes, and terminology. The APM PMQ is an intermediate-level certification that covers the entire project lifecycle, from initiation to closure.

      The Structure of Projects and Organisations

      You will learn about the structure and objectives of organisations and how they relate to project management.

      Understand Project Life Cycles

      You will learn about the stages and processes involved in the life cycle of a project.

      The Situational Context of Projects

      You will learn about the various factors that impact the success of a project and how to manage them.

      Communication in Project Management

      You will learn about the importance of effective communication in project management and the methods used.

      Principles of Leadership and Teamwork

      You will learn about the principles of leadership and how to effectively lead and manage a project team.

      Planning for Success

      You will learn about the key elements of project planning and how to plan for a successful outcome.

      Project Scope Management

      You will learn about the processes involved in defining and managing the scope of a project.

      Schedule and Resource Optimisation

      You will learn about the techniques used to optimise the schedule and resources for a project.

      Project Procurement

      You will learn about the procurement processes involved in acquiring goods, services, and works required for a project.

      Risk & Issue Management

      You will learn about the principles of risk and issue management and how they apply to project management.

      Quality in Project Management

      You will learn about the concept of quality in project management and how to ensure quality outcomes in a project.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, Linkedin profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 
      Meet your Team

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Project Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Project Manager

      Project Coordinator

      Senior Project Manager

      Lead Project Manager

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      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

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      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £36.9K /

      per year

      Junior Project Manager

      £50.1K /

      per year

      Project Manager

      £64.4K /

      per year

      Senior Project Manager

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      APM Project Management Qualification (APM PMQ)
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      The APM PMQ certification is a globally recognised project management approach that enables project managers and professionals to demonstrate their knowledge of project management principles, terminology, and processes. This certification is offered by the Association for Project Management (APM) and provides a solid foundation for those who wish to pursue higher-level project management certifications. Obtaining this certification is an excellent way to showcase your understanding of project management and enhance your career prospects in the field.

      The APM PMQ certification is for project managers, project coordinators, and other professionals who are looking to demonstrate their knowledge of project management. It is also suitable for those who are just starting their careers in project management or who are looking to take the first step towards advanced project management certifications, as well as those experienced project professionals looking to validate their existing skills.

      The APM PMQ certification is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 16 essay-based questions (you will need to select 10 questions from these 16 to complete the examination), and each question is worth 50 marks. Your exam will be 3 hours long, and you will be required to score 55% (270 out of 500) or higher in order to pass.

      If you hold a PRINCE2 Practitioner certification, you have a different route with regards to sitting the APM PMQ examination. Get in touch with a Career Consultant to find out more!

      The APM PMQ certification need to be renewed after 5 years of having obtained your qualification. This is to ensure your certification remains in line with current best practices within your industry.