APM Accreditation
APM PFQ APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Workshop Based Exam


Developing your career as a project management professional requires an understanding of the basic language of Project Management. This course will provide you with enough understanding of the subject to give a better awareness of project management and the skills involved.

Completing the PFQ is perfect for anyone considering a step into Project Management or wishing to gain a better understanding of the subject. It is also the ideal stepping stone for further study, such as the APM PMQ.


The Project Fundamental Qualification (PFQ) (SCQF L6) is the equivalent to a level 3 qualification. It has been introduced by the APM to offer an essential understanding of the basics of project management tools, techniques and terminology.

No previous Project Management knowledge or experience is required as the qualification provide a broad understanding of the principles of Project Management.

What's the outcome?

Having undertaken the workshop, you should be more confident in being able to apply APM project management language to the areas of project management and eventually undertake the APM PFQ exam.

Through more widespread adoption of the APM approach, projects will be delivered in a more consistent fashion across your organisation. This will result in more projects being successfully delivered in line with expectations of time, cost and quality.

What does it involve?

Virtual Classrooms: 3 days – (2 full workshop days plus exam)

PFQ syllabus delivered over 2 days with the online exam sat on the morning of day 3.

The course includes tutor led learning and discussion, group activities and self-directed learning.

NB In order to run this session, we require a minimum of 10 learners.

Self-Directed Online Course:

Our Self- Directed course allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace. The price includes access to a suite of videocasts with notes to support, podcasts, sample questions, a workbook, self-directed reflective tasks, personal tutor support and the online PFQ exam.

Access to the online portal last 6 months during which time you will have access to an individual trainer for any additional support.

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