The Oxford College of Leadership & Management offers two APM qualifications: the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification and APM Project Management Qualification.

Both of these qualifications consist of an exam which can be booked and sat entirely online. For more information on the exam structure, please read below:

APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Exam

The APM Project Fundamental Qualification is assessed via a single, one-hour examination which consists of 60 multiple-choice questions.

APM Project Management Qualification Exam

The APM Project Management Qualification is assessed via a single, three-hour examination which consists of 16 written questions (candidates choose 10 to answer).

The APM also offers a shorter exam for PRINCE 2 Practitioners: this is a 2-hour exam which consists of 10 questions (candidates choose 6 to answer).

APM Exam Information

You are able to book your exam online using the APM’s qualification platform, these exams are invigilated remotely using ProctorExam.

If you are sitting your exam via remote invigilation, this will be recorded and viewed by an exam invigilator.

In order to sit the exam online, you will be required to provide the following:

  • Laptop or Desktop (Windows 8 or higher or MAC OS X) with a webcam and microphone – please check both your webcam and microphone are working before the day of the exam

  • A tablet or smartphone: this is required for dual monitoring during the exam. You will be required to download an app which requires Android 5.1 or IOS (Apple) 10 or higher

Please note: Huawei P30, Google Pixel 3 and Alcatel 1 phones are not compatible with the app.

  • A reliable internet connection

  • Latest version of google chrome

  • Photo ID – you will be required to present this on the day of the exam

If you have any questions about studying any of our project-management qualifications, then please call us on 01865 515 255 or email us directly at

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