APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (APM PFQ)

The Introductory Certificate for APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (APM PFQ), previously called APMIC, delivers a robust insight into the tools and techniques that are key to the management and delivery of a successful project.

The Introductory Certificate: The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (APM PFQ) – ( SCQF Level 6), previously known as APMIC, offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology.

It is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.

Available in Classroom or Online Format complete with Online Exams.


From £399

You can study this course and take the exam entirely online wherever in the world you are based.



Our Virtual Course platform now delivers accredited and certified training direct to your home, mobile, computer or office


From £750

Our open course schedule in locations around the UK.
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If you have more than 5 people looking to attend the course then it may be more cost effective for us to come to you.

APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) Syllabus

This Training ByteSize Foundation course will:

Allow you to understand and harness the 27 knowledge areas for the project management lifecycle – based upon the industry APM Body of Knowledge standard edition. This spans planning and scheduling, communication, teamwork, resource management, project risk management and project reviews.
Provide you with the internationally recognised qualification that is the APM Introductory Certificate – an essential addition for any project manager’s resume.

Will APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) be right for you?

The APM Project Fundamentals course suits:

New and experienced project staff
People who may go on to do the APM Project Management Qualification
Consultants/contract staff operating in an APM environment
Project Managers
Anybody wishing to improve employment prospects in an APM environment.

APM Project Fundamentals (PFQ) Exam Format

Multiple choice format
60 questions per paper
35 marks required to pass (out of 60 available) – 60%
1 hour duration

Why study this course with Training Bytesize?

We’ve been in the Project Management training space for over 20 years and we strive for the highest quality learning experience teamed with outstanding customer service.

You have choice when it comes to choosing who you study with and we would be honoured if you chose us. From the moment you pick up the phone or submit a web enquiry you will be in the trusted hands of one of our qualified training advisors who have done most of the courses themselves!

As a family business we care about your custom and we build our business on partnerships and shared outcomes – An enjoyable learning journey coupled with the desire for you to pass your exam first time.

We train across multiple industry sectors from Nuclear, Transport, Utilities, Education, Public Sector, Private Sector, Aerospace, Corporate, Construction, Finance and many others so we understand your language.

Benefits For
The Beginner

This course has been designed for the absolute beginner with no prior experience or any previous qualifications; even the standing start participant will gain invaluable knowledge to be able to go on and make a positive contribution towards any project.

Benefits For the professional

This training can provide an essential skills refresher for those who consider themselves a seasoned expert - helping them overcome common problems, polishing their performance as project managers or ensuring that their teams are as collaboarative as possible.

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