Association for Project Management Examination Preparation - APMEP

Business Skills College
2 days

Multiple locations

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About this course

As a precautionary measure, the Defence Academy has postponed this course in light of covid-19.  please continue to check this page for rescheduled course dates.  Alternatively, this course is now being delivered virtually and can be found as a linked course at the bottom of this page or by entering 'virtual' in the search engine.

Over the course of the workshop you will be led through the Association for Project Management (APM PMQ) syllabus and given mock exam questions to better prepare you to undertake the APM PMQ exam.

Important information to note
When you book onto the course you will automatically be booked onto the exam and notified of the date.  If you have any special circumstances please inform at this stage. You must check and fully meet the prerequisites detailed in the prerequisites  tab above before applying for this course.

This completes another element of the Defence Academy APM Pathway, comprising of: 
  • Association for Project Management (APM) topics
  • Project management tools and techniques
  • APM pre-test  
  • APM exam preparation 
  • APM PMQ exam

What you will learn

By the end of the course, you will have:
  • attempted past questions from the APM PMQ examination
  • revised APM exam question techniques 
  • practised time management for the exam

How will this course help my career?

This course will help you prepare for the APM PMQ exam which is a professional qualification issued by the chartered body for the project profession.

Before you attend

Before attending, you will need to have completed all 22 e-learning modules, completed the APM on-line pre-test (or equivalent) and be familiar with all the content.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
  • DE&S staff are not eligible for this course. If you work in DE&S please contact for an alternative.
  • Staff on resettlement are not eligible. You must confirm that you intend to be employed by the MOD for a further 2 years from the date of your exam.
  • Before attending this course, all attendees must pass the APM Pre-test (APMPKA). Evidence of having passed this test will be required on the first morning of the course.

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

This course is part of the Defence Academy’s learning pathway for the APM qualification.

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