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APM PFQ BOK7 (Project Fundamentals Qualification) Course

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The APM PFQ BOK7 is an introductory qualification that offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology, offering a broad understanding of the principles of the profession. Being the BOK7 version of the APM PFQ, it is aligned to the APM Body of Knowledge 7th Edition which the APM released earlier this year.

Holding your APM PFQ will demonstrate to your employer, clients and suppliers that you are a skilled and committed project professional. If you would rather study BOK6 please click here.

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Course Details

Level: Introductory

Pre-requisites: None

Accreditation: APM

Exam format: Multiple choice questions

Exam duration: 1 hour

Exam pass mark: 60%

Our pass rate: 98%

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You could save up to 30% on individual prices. Get in touch today and see how we can help your team with their project management training.

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What are the benefits of studying the APM PFQ BOK7?

The Introductory Certificate: The APM PFQ BOK7 (Project Fundamentals Qualification), offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology. It is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.

This Training ByteSize APM PFQ BOK7 will:

  • Allow you to understand and harness the knowledge areas for the project management lifecycle – based upon the industry APM Body of Knowledge 7th 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.

Who is this course for?

No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification, which will offer the individual the knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project. It is perfect for:

  • New and experienced project staff
  • Those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the profession
  • 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

What is the structure of the APM PFQ BOK7 exam?

The APM PFQ BOK7 exam can be taken online when you are ready with a webcam. If you are attending a classroom event, the exam is paper based and we can arrange invigilation.

  • Multiple choice format
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 60 available) – 60%
  • 1 hour duration
  • Closed-book
  • Take your exam online with ProctorU, find out more on our exams page

Why study with Training Bytesize?

As experts in delivering project management training through a range of study styles, your success is key to our success. We understand how people learn, we know how to train people to pass exams, we employ the best trainers and specialise in small class sizes to help you get the best from your investment. So, if you’re looking to enhance your project management skills and ensure you pass first time, Training ByteSize is a name you can trust.

As a family run business, project and programme management training is in our blood, and so is innovation. Our founders have been part of the industry since the 1990’s, specifically founding Key Skills and developing the world’s first accredited e-learning course for PRINCE2.

Today we are proud to continue with world firsts; with second generation Victoria at the helm, she had led Training ByteSize to ensure were the first company to develop and deliver e-learning options for accredited courses including Business Analysis Foundation, ITIL4, and AgilePM.  When we say we’re experts in project management training, we really do mean it.


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Course Includes

APM PFQ BOK7 online training and official exam – 3 months access

£349.00 £249.00 +VAT

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Online learning is a great way to study and our e-learning courses are interactive and engaging.

Studying for your qualification online is a viable option for so many project managers:

  • Learning is completely flexible to suit your busy schedule
  • The interactive online course consists of voice-over and animation to keep you engaged throughout the learning
  • You can access it anywhere in the world and take your exam online at a time that suits you best
  • The APM PFQ BOK7 e-learning will take around 10 hours to complete and includes a mock exam simulator with hundreds of past questions so you can really test yourself before going for the real exam
  • Our first time pass rates are well in excess of the national average at 98%, so there really is no reason you should fail

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£349.00 £249.00 +VAT
03/09/2020 - 2 days
£749.00 +VAT
Nantwich Residential
03/09/2020 - 2 days
£849.00 +VAT

Classroom courses with Training ByteSize are a cut above the rest

Included in the price of your two days APM PFQ BOK7 training is:

  • Pre course learning materials
  • A thorough, clear and professional course support pack with stationary
  • Lunch each day
  • Snacks and refreshments throughout the day

Residential training in the historic market town of Nantwich

With a beautiful training centre in the heart of rural Cheshire, residential courses at our Nantwich head office are a viable alternative to travelling to a larger city.

During the day your training will be delivered in a large, bright and airy room over-looking the square. Then after hours you’ll feel at home in a stunning 17th century hotel just five minutes stroll away. With competitive rates and the bespoke Training ByteSize touch, your residential could feel more like a retreat!


If you are looking to train a team of people, you’ll find that our APM PFQ BOK7 onsite training is a viable and cost effective option for you. We will ensure that from the initial consultation of your requirements to the end result of the course, you and your learners will have had the best possible learning experience and we strive for the highest pass rates for your team.

We also offer group online training. Maybe you would like everyone to study online in order to save time out of the office? We offer great prices for multiple learners; the best way to find out the pricing for that is to complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you. Alternatively you can speak to one of our experts now on +44 (0)1270 626330.


Sometimes taking two days out of the office just doesn’t work, especially if you have a large group of people going through training. So we’ve come up with a tried and tested solution which combines the very best distance learning with onsite training, ensuring your company experiences the least impact on general day to day business. Additionally the bespoke blended option offers you a more cost effective way to train you team, so it’s a win-win.

If you would like to find out more about this option please call our team on 01270 626330 or complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you.


Location:Start date:Price:
27/07/2020 - 2 days
£749.00 +VAT
02/11/2020 - 2 days
£749.00 +VAT

Our Virtual Course platform delivers accredited and certified training, led by leading subject matter experts, direct to your home, mobile, computer or office without the hassle of travelling or staying away. It is so easy to fit in an online class into your busy schedule; simply log in from home, the office, or even while you are travelling.

APM PFQ students can ask questions using a headset, webcam or a chat window, and get their questions answered, just like in a traditional classroom. Questions can be lined up and answered at intervals, without interrupting the teacher’s flow of thought. There is no difference in the level of interaction – in fact distractions are significantly reduced because of this way of teaching. Our trainers have a minimum of 10 years training experience, plus have previously run and managed live projects, so have real-life experience they bring to the virtual session.

If you would like to find out more about this option please complete this short form and we’ll come right back to you.


Why consider onsite training with Training Bytesize?

  • Cost per person is significantly reduced
  • Pass rates are in excess of the national average
  • Dedicated account manager to see the project through with you
  • Our trainers have a wealth of experience across a variety of industries
  • All our training advisors are qualified in the subject they’re advising on

Call our our friendly team today and we would be delighted to help, you can speak to us on +44 (0)1270 626330 Alternatively, fill out the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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