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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

In-House Training

Our In-House training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

In-House courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-House training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support
Project Management


  • Includes Official Course Material, Examination Fees and Certificates​
  • Fully Accredited by the Association for Project Managers (APM)
  • Successfully Trained over 3,000 Project Managers
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Course Information

APM PMQ Outline

The course is a five-day workshop, with the exam taken on the final day. Teaching is a combination of instructor-led training and practical exercises, designed to relate each subject area to a work-based scenario.


The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Project Management

  • Management of People

  • Project Initiators

  • Planning Tools

  • Scope Management

  • Extended Project Lifecycle

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Starting up a Project Conception

  • Management Systems

  • Organisation and Structure

  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project Organisations

  • Investment Appraisal

  • Monitoring and Control

  • Handover and Closeout

  • Benefit Realisation Review

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APM PMQ Overview

APM Project Management Qualification (Association for Project Management - PMQ) holders demonstrate that they have exceptional understanding of project management principles and how to successfully monitor and control a project. This 5-day course will provide you with everything you need to achieve the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ). A core focus is placed on project management concepts and processes in line with the Association for Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge and PMQ syllabus, including budgeting and cost management, conflict management, communication, and leadership. By the end of this course, candidates should be able to apply this new knowledge to projects within their workplace.


PMQ is recognised both nationally and internationally as a premier Project Management qualification and the perfect indication of Project Management competency. Because of this, individuals who have earned this qualification will be rewarded with improved job prospects and enhanced earning potential. Learn more about how PMQ can help you in your career by visiting our APM Careers page.


What is PMQ?

PMQ is a knowledge based qualification that demonstrates general knowledge in all areas of project management. The PMQ syllabus covers a wide breadth of topics, from the essential management tools required to monitor and control a project through to the wider context in which the project is being managed in terms of social and environmental issues, finance, organisation, procurement, and people management. PMQ is provided by APM (Association for Project Management), the largest professional project management body in Europe.

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Who Should Attend?

Our PMQ courses are for anybody interested in project management.



This course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites.


This course does involve some pre-course reading which will be provided. This is to ensure that candidates gain an optimal level of understanding. 

APM PMQ Examination

  • 10 questions must be answered out of a possible 16 questions

  • Each question is worth 50 marks

  • 3 hours

  • 55% Pass Mark

  • Those who have passed the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam can take a special shorter examination. In this, there are 10 questions of which 6 must be answered. 


The following is included in this course:

  • APM PMQ Examination

  • APM PMQ Pre-course material

  • The Knowledge Academy APM PMQ Manual

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

Available delivery methods for this course:





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Our APM training courses are fully accredited by APM (Association for Project Management)

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PMQ (Project Management Qualification) is an APM (The Association for Project Management) project management qualification that allows candidates to engage and actively be involved with projects of any size, complexity, or from any industry.
Yes, all our APM courses are accredited by APM, The Association for Project Management.
We provide pre-course reading, The Knowledge Academy courseware including presentation slides and exam guidance, official certificates and refreshments. We recommend purchasing the APM Body of Knowledge, 6th edition and the accompanying APM Study Guide.
Yes, the course includes the APM PMQ exam.
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.
You will receive confirmation details as soon as your place has been booked and confirmed.
We recommend the APM Project Management Qualification Study Guide, which has been specially created by APM to help delegates pass the exam and learn how to manage projects effectively.

Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

Diane Gray, Shell

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