Course Introduction

What Is PRINCE2® Training?


Projects in Controlled Environments, also known as PRINCE2® training, is an adaptive based approach for effective management. This course would be perfect for anyone working or looking to get into the project management sector. This course aims to develop management skills, including high-level management, control, and organisation. These skills will lead to a successful project. Datrix Training will work with your current skills, enhancing them as well as helping you develop a new skill set. 

Here at Datrix Training, we offer different PRINCE2® courses to suit the needs of a wide range of professionals. Whether you are new to the field of project management or well versed in the profession, we have a PRINCE2® course perfect for you. Our courses include:

  • Online training course
  • Foundation and practitioner course
  • Foundation course
  • Practitioner course
  • Practitioner re-registration course
  • Overview course

Unsure of which course is best for you? There is no need to worry. Call our experts today for more information. We will be more than happy to answer any questions that you have on any of our PRINCE2® training courses.

PRINCE2® Course Introduction


PRINCE2® training is a process-based method for project management created by the UK Government. Originating from CCTA, also known as the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency, in 1989. PRINCE2® was a new update from the original project methodology known as PRINCE (Projects In Controlled Environment). The PRINCE2® course was created in 1996 as the second version of PRINCE training.

This training course was originality intended for Government IT projects only. It rapidly took off and became a worldwide standard for project management used by companies and government for a range of projects. The PRINCE2® overview is a method for a productive project management. The PRINCE2® course techniques and approaches details a huge increase of management, organisation and control of a project.


Main Reasons for Taking the PRINCE2® Overview Course


Whether you have previously taken the PRINCE2® course or are thinking about undergoing the training course, the PRINCE2® overview course might be a good route for you. As the name suggests, this course provides an overview of the PRINCE2® training course. Providing you with information of the course, which can be used in practice.

Here are some of the main reasons the PRINCE2® overview course is taken:

  • Pursuing business validations
  • Outlining a directorial structure for project managers
  • Planning a product-based pathway
  • Identifying the implications of breaking a project down into adaptable stages
  • Applying suitable stages to enforce flexibility to a project

At Datrix Training, our PRINCE2® overview course is a 1-day course, that is designed to provide delegates with an overview of PRINCE2® overview methodology. As well as an understanding of the PRINCE2® overview processes and themes.


Benefits of The PRINCE2® Overview Course


The PRINCE2® qualification is proven to work in all project management situations as an easy to follow and adaptable best practice methods. A PRINCE2® qualification can be beneficial to both you as an individual and your organisation.

Having the PRINCE2® training course under your belt will provide your employers with the proof that you have the knowledge and skills that are required to pass the course. As well as this, it will clearly show that you have the correct skills to work and even lead effectively in a project management team.

Whether you currently work as a project manager or are looking to get into the field, PRINCE2® training is extremely important. Having this training under your belt will give you the competitive edge over others. Having these skills and techniques will be useful in any general working situation. Obtaining the PRINCE2® certification does not guarantee a successful project, however, it helps make sure that a project is possible from the onset.

Contact us today for more information about our PRINCE2® courses. We would be more than happy to answer any questions that you have and talk you through our training courses.

Gaining The PRINCE2® Overview Qualification


PRINCE2® can be applied and used in any type of project, in any sector of the industry. For this reason, the method of PRINCE2® training is recognised globally. It is used by project management professionals across the UK and worldwide. Therefore, it would be extremely beneficial to have if you work in the project management field.

This globally recognised course provides a common vocabulary across the project management sector. Therefore, the PRINCE2® project management course provides an effective means of communication to any business that is trained in PRINCE2®. From all over the world, project managers can communicate using PRINCE2®. PRINCE2® training is a flexible framework that can be easily tailored to any type and size of a project.


Why PRINCE2® Training



PRINCE2® project management is a popular methodology that is trusted all over the world. This is due to the fact that it provides a huge amount of control of a project. This ensures that it delivers less risk and more value when it comes to project management.

As a project manager, knowing the PRINCE2® methodologies will mean you are in the company of thousands of other project managers around the world who utilise this method. It is a simple way to communicate with other project managers, of all cultures and languages.

With greater control over projects, you will be able to ensure they meet their objectives by carefully monitoring them every step of the way, from initiation to completion.

A PRINCE2® training qualification shows that, as a project manager or member of a project team, you know what you’re talking about when it comes to PRINCE2®. You understand it's processes and terminology, and if you are a PRINCE2® practitioner, you will understand how to apply its guidelines to a project management scenario. The PRINCE2® training course is invaluable for any project management professional, especially as many project management positions require this training as a pre-requisite.



Implementing PRINCE2® training throughout an organisation means that project teams all share a common approach no matter what size or type of project they are working on.

By continuously evaluating projects according to their viability and likelihood of success, PRINCE2® guarantees that valuable business resources are used wisely and effectively, to their maximum capacity. This means that the objectives of the stakeholders are completed and that they play an increased role as overseers of projects.

Equipping all project management staff with PRINCE2® foundation means that they will have a basic understanding of the components that make up PRINCE2®. This allows them to work effectively in the team which utilises it. Those who hold the PRINCE2® Practitioners certification will fully comprehend how to use PRINCE2® in order to manage projects effectively and thus deliver greater results. Find out more about PRINCE2® training by contacting a member of our team today!


Is PRINCE2® Compatible with Any Other Project Management Qualifications?


In short, yes, PRINCE2® is compatible with all other project management qualifications. There are other project management certifications available that offer project management methodologies. Most of these other certifications are also well recognised around the world. Therefore, the PRINCE2® training would work perfectly with any other certifications. The best thing about taking a PRINCE2® training course is that it provides the technical structure of the framework for a project. These skills may also be used on other qualifications or training modules, as well as on the job. PRINCE2® training is a great platform if you are looking to enhance your skill set.


PRINCE2® Overview Course Structure


During the PRINCE2® training course, you will be given all of the support and guidance that you need from our expert project managers. Our project management specialists will ensure that you are given all of the information you need to pass the examination at the end of the course.

The PRINCE2® overview course investigates different project management themes, touching on project management methodology and skills. This includes:

  • What is PRINCE2® methodology
  • Why use project management method
  • The process-based approach to PRINCE2®
  • Benefits of implementing the PRINCE2® method into a project
  • Discussing and understanding the PRINCE2® themes


How Long Can I Hold a PRINCE2® Certification for?


You can currently hold the PRINCE2® certification for three years. In mid-2017, this changed from five years to three years. After this period a re-registration will be required, using this course. 


Where Can I Take the PRINCE2® Re-Registration Course?

Datrix training provides all of their courses in over 50 stunning locations nationwide. From Scotland to England and Wales. This means that you do not have to travel long distances to take the classroom based course. Which will save you money and time. We offer the PRINCE2® practitioner re-registration course in many locations, including:

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Leeds
  • Bristol
  • Edinburgh
  • Cardiff

The trusted and experienced Datrix Training instructors are incredibly helpful and will guide you throughout the training process. This will help you feel more comfortable in one of the best learning environment in the UK.

If you would like more information on any of our courses, including all of our PRINCE2® training course, get in contact with us! We will be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have!

For more information on our PRINCE2® practitioner re-registration qualification, please contact our trusted and qualified experts on 0800 781 0626 or send a direct email to



What's Included

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Course Content

This PRINCE2® training course will involve the following themes:

  • What is the PRINCE2® Method?
  • Why use this Project Management Method?
  • The process based approach of PRINCE2®.
  • Benefits of implementing the PRINCE2® method into a project.
  • Discussing and understanding the PRINCE2® Themes.

Delivery Methods


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What are the pre-requisites for this course?

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

What are the benefits for taking this course?

The PRINCE2® methodology provides your organisation with:

  • A consistent and dependable approach
  • An organised and controlled start, middle and end to a project
  • The ability to efficiently review a project based on a solid plan
  • The assurance that a project continues to have a business justification throughout application

What is included in this course?

Included in your PRINCE2® Practitioner Overview course

  • Course materials
  • Certificate
  • Experienced instructor
  • Refreshments

What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?

All of our instructors at Datrix are accredited and have over ten years of experience worldwide.

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.

How can I find more information?

If you would like to know any more information about our courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on