P3O®: Practitioner Certificate — A 2 day course

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A P3O® (Portfolio, Programme and Project Office) provides a decision enabling and delivery support structure for an organisation.

This 2 day certification workshop is for individuals who have previously studied the P3O model as defined in the OGC best practice guidance and have already passed the P3O Foundation examination.

The course covers the P3O guidance at Practitioner level and provides coaching / practice questions, so that candidates can prepare themselves for the specific requirements of the P3O Practitioner examination. This is sat on the second day of the course.


This course will enable delegates to:

Suitable For

This event is suitable for any individual with an interest in managing or working in a component of a P3O and who has already achieved a pass in the P3O Foundation examination.


Before attending this course, students must have: P3O Foundation Certificate


Exam fee is included with the course fee.

Exam consists of 7 Objective Testing questions, 10 marks per question. All question items will be worth 1 mark, making the total number of marks available 70. The exam duration is 2hrs 15mins, and "open book" format (P3O® Guide only).

Please note: You must bring signed photo ID with you on any P3O exams (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam.

You must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found here on the APMG International website. P3O®, MSP®, PRINCE2®, and M_o_R® are registered trademarks of the Cabinet Office.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.


Course Introduction and Objectives

Examination Overview

Overview and Principles

Why have a P3O?

P3O Models and Tailoring

P3O Roles

Implementing and re-energising a P3O

P3O Tools and Techniques

P3O Practitioner Exam

* All our Accredited P3O® training is provided by APMG-International Accredited Training Organisations.
* P3O® is a Registered Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce.