Top APM Courses

As an accredited training provider, QA offers a full range of APM qualification courses.

APM courses are available in a range of learning methods: Online (self-paced)QA Total LearningVirtual Classroom and Virtual

We also offer APM courses in a range of durations, from one day to multiple days, half-days and 12-months' online access.

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I’ve been really impressed with QA’s Total Learning platform. It’s an innovative blend of self-paced digital learning and virtual delivery that utilises real world collaborative tools to provide learners with the practical skills they need to build competence and achieve the certification. The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) and the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) courses are highly engaging and, in a time where project management is more important than ever, QA’s Total Learning is an effective solution for any individual or organisation seeking to develop their ability to deliver projects successfully

Professor Adam Boddison, Chief Executive APM

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APM - Frequently Asked Questions

What is APM?

Association for Project Management (APM) is the only chartered membership organisation for the project profession in the world. It has over 40,000 members and more than 400 corporate partners that benefit from its activities.

APM delivers and develops education, conducts research, and provides resources. It regularly runs events to share best practice and give the project management community – individuals and businesses – the opportunity to connect and debate.

Which qualification is right for me?

No matter where you are in your career, there is an APM qualification that's right for you. APM provides a suite of qualifications (PFQ, PMQ, PPQ) that support your entire project management career, from entry-level to full chartership. APM has created an excellent guide to which qualification is most suitable for you: What project management qualification is best for me? (

What are the benefits of APM certification?

APM certification demonstrates to employers, colleagues, and customers that you have the practical knowledge, insights, and professional expertise to meet increasingly complex project demands. Specific benefits include:

  • Worthwhile – 95% of people believe that taking an APM qualification will add value to their career (source: APM qualifications Feedback Survey).
  • Earn More – Multiple surveys state that certified project professionals earn more than their non-certified counterparts.
  • Expand Your Career Opportunities - Organizations across the globe look for recognised project management certification. Some even require it as a pre-requisite.
  • Growing job market - Research indicates that employers will need to fill nearly 2.3 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2030.
  • Tap Into a Growing Community – APM certification means joining an active community that empowers you to network with the best in your field.

Why undertake APM training with QA?

QA is the world’s largest provider of APM certification training. Our project management courses have been developed by industry leading learning designers and our trainer have vast experience, working with many of the world’s leading companies. We help you to not only understand the APM framework, but also apply and tailor it for your projects.

Our unique active learning approach puts you, the learner, at the heart of the learning journey - enabling you to become more engaged with your own learning. By becoming active participants, our learners build knowledge through their own experiences. Research indicates that active learning can help you build a deeper understanding of project management than by simply listening to a trainer or reading textbooks.

We provide a range of pre- and post-course content that will help ensure that you’re fully prepared for the exam. Course materials have been jointly developed by APM and QA.

Can I take APM courses online?

QA offers APM courses in both classroom and virtual formats.

When do APM Qualifications expire?

Unlike many other project management certifications, APM qualifications are life-long and do not expire.

Full details of APM’s qualifications can be found at: FAQ - Qualifications and Training | APM

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