PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification Cost

Become A PRINCE2 Certified Industry Practitioner at Minimal Cost

PRINCE2 practitioner certification cost involves charges for training, study material, examination, and other incidental things. Training costs may vary from region to region. This post offers an overview of the PRINCE2 practitioner course cost along with all miscellaneous charges, if any, to be incurred.

Major Components of PRINCE2 Practitioner Level Certification Cost

PRINCE2 Practitioner level certification cost depends on 2 factors.

  • PRINCE2 Training and course-related expenses
  • PRINCE2 Exam fee

You may incur an additional cost if you decide to purchase the ‘Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2, 2017 Edition’ book published by Axelos for GBP 85.

This book is an updated project management guide that showcases the flexibility of PRINCE2 methods and how it can be customized to meet your specific project requirements. Axelos is the body that conducts the Practitioner level exam.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Level Training Cost

You should undertake training from an Axelos accredited training center only. The PRINCE2 certification cost in India for Practitioner Level training would vary from region to region. In India, PeopleCert accredits training institutes on behalf of Axelos. Costs would escalate if you pursue a short course from a non-recognized center. On average, the following details are almost applicable to all training centers.

  • You can opt for online training, self-learning mode, or flexible classroom training
  • Charge for classroom training is INR 35,900 – INR 42,000 + GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Charge for live online training is INR 32,900 – INR 39,000 + GST
  • Charge for self-learning is INR 29,900 – INR 35,000 + GST (course materials would be provided)

A comparison of the rates of different training providers will help you land high-quality training at cost-competitive charges.

Cost Optimization with Combo Training

You can get discounts on the PRINCE2 Practitioner cost if you go for combo learning modules. It includes training packs for both PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner levels. As an aspiring Project Manager, you can benefit significantly on the monetary front if you wish to complete Practitioner Certification after completing your Foundation Certification.

The PRINCE2 training cost for the combo module is as follows.

  • Charge for classroom training is INR 47,900 – INR 56,000 + GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Charge for live online training is INR 40,900 – INR 45,000 + GST
  • Charge for self-learning is INR 36,900 – INR 40,000 + GST (course materials would be provided)

PRINCE2 certification cost in Pune or any other region across India would be in the aforementioned range only. Members of PMI may get a little discount.

Details of PRINCE2 Course fee

The PRINCE2 Practitioner cost you are required to pay to the training center would include:

  • Charges for training, based on the mode you have selected
  • Certification examination fee
  • Certification issuance fee
  • 2 Mock tests fee
  • Case study based training
  • 16 Hours Contact Hours (PDU) Certificate fee (32 PDUs in case you go for a combo module)
  • Complimentary 180 Days Access to High-Quality PRINCE2 E-Learning module
  • Premium access to the PRINCE2 Job portal and a continuous learning system
  • Hard/ Soft copies of course materials

FAQs on PRINCE2 Practitioner


Yes, the PRINCE2 certification cost is inclusive of training charges and examination fees. For best rates, you must undertake the training from an Axelos accredited institute only.

After paying the training fee, you can attend 3 days of classroom training or 10 days of online training (2-3 hours per day).

Yes. The certification is valid for 3 years. After this, you have to appear for the certification exam again and incur the normal costs associated with it. If you don’t’ want to sit in the exam, you have to become a PRINCE2® registered member within 3 months of passing the Practitioner exam. You can remain a member by renewing your membership by paying a yearly subscription fee (GBP 30- GBP 50). You need to maintain the digital badge awarded to you after becoming the member. You have to record 20 CPD points every year if you want the validity of badge to be extended for another 3 years.

Yes, you can land lucrative jobs in various industry roles like Project Manager, Service Manager, Project Manager, Software Development, Program Manager, Associate Project Manager, Project Lead, Infrastructure Project Manager, Project Control Officer, Project Consultant, and IT Support Officer. Salaries are high compared to other project management professionals.

No, you have to purchase it separately from “”

You can optimize the cost by opting for self-learning or online course modules.

Yes, the training center usually offers 180 days of free access. After this, you need to pay for the renewal of your subscription which costs GBP 50 + applicable taxes. This renewal is valid for 1 year. For the subsequent year, you will have to shell out GBP 30 + taxes. If you fail to renew the subscription, your access to the latest publications, digital badges, CPD activities, and best practices would be barred by Axelos. If the expiry date has lapsed, you can still renew the subscription by logging into your account and paying the requisite subscription fee.

The refund policy is governed by the terms and conditions of the training institute where you have enrolled for the course.

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Syllabus of PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification Training

  • Managing projects using globally-recognized PRINCE2 methodology
  • Delivering projects that meet budget, timelines, quality, and minimize risks
  • 7 principles, processes, and themes described in the PRINCE2 guidelines
  • Managing interdependencies and identifying new opportunities within a project
  • Using standard approaches with controls to deliver projects successfully, and more

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FAQs on PRINCE2 Practitioner

Who should take up the PRINCE2 Practitioner course?

Job roles that can benefit from PRINCE2 training include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Managers
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Project Board members
  • Product Delivery Managers
  • Project Support Staff
  • Operational Line Managers
  • Team Leads / Team Managers

You must have passed one of the following certification examinations to take the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A(Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B(Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C(Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D(Certified Project Management Associate)

Examination Format of PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam:

  • Exam duration: 150 Minutes
  • Number of Questions: 68 Questions
  • Passing Criteria: 55%, i.e, approximately 38 out of 68 questions should be answered correctly
  • Exam Type : Open Book

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