PPM Project, Planning & Control™ Practitioner

Course Code: Q2ClaProj571



2 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


Removing uncertainty during project delivery

The  Project, Planning & Control (PPC) Practitioner course is the next step on your journey to understanding and applying effecting planning tools and techniques as well as discovering how best to assert control in projects.  Projects naturally carry with them a level of uncertainty and this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to manage and remove uncertainty during project delivering according to APMG best practice.

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Who is this course for

This course will support Planning Managers & Engineers, Project Control Managers & Engineers, Cost Engineers, Project Managers and business change professionals who wish to gain the certified APM Project Planning and Control Foundation qualification.

You will learn how to

  • Understand the approaches and products used to gain a clear definition of a project.

  • Use the approaches and techniques to plan and close a project.

  • Understand the selection and use of appropriate scheduling techniques and appropriate presentation of the outputs.

  • Apply the management of risk in the planning, execution and evaluation of a project.

  • Apply the practices used for rigorous monitoring to enable proactive control of the project.


Candidates must pass the PPC foundation exam before undertaking the PPC Practitioner examination.    

Benefits for you as an individual

By the end of this course you will have gained the tools needed to become an effective project planner. The course prepares you for the APM Project Planning and Control Practitioner exam; this qualification is widely recognised in all industry sectors.    

Benefits for your organisation

Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the standards that can be set by organizations against a common text. This will support your organisation in achieving value for money from your projects, as well as assuring a set standard that can be tailored to suit your organisations' needs that will, in turn, support a culture of best practice.

  • Project Definition
  • Critical Path Analysis & Constraints
  • Estimating & Resourcing
  • Earned Value Management
  • Managing Risk

Additional Exam Information

  • Complex Multiple Choice

  • 8 question paper with 10 marks available per question

  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%

  • 3 hours and 20 Minutes duration

  • Open-book (Project Planning & Control guide only)


Pre-course and post-course support is available on Quanta Learn, our e-learning portal. 

Please note, there may be a small amount of evening work to complete such as further reading or working though sample exam papers.

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