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Project Management Frequently Asked Questions

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This qualification is for anyone who wants to develop the knowledge to effectively manage projects. 

Whether you want to become a project manager or you want to learn project management fundamentals to help you lead effective projects in your role, this qualification will provide you with the expertise to help you succeed.

The Project Management Qualification is a knowledge-based qualification developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession that allows candidates to demonstrate understanding of all elements of project management.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how these elements interact and how their project fits into their strategic and commercial environment.

PMQ is an internationally recognised qualification, which can be carried from one job to another, or from one industry to another.

Study towards your project management qualification with our highly interactive Live Online programme and benefit from a flexible and fully supported learning experience.

Study with other professionals and at your own pace, around existing commitments, with 8 months access to our Virtual Learning Environment. Make use of highly interactive, tutor led webinars, dedicated support from expert tutors with industry experience and MOL mock exam papers to enable you to prepare for your APM Project Management exam.

The dates for your webinars will be confirmed in your programme timetable, which is provided at the start of your programme.

If you can't attend the live webinar session you'll be able to watch the webinar as a recording. The recorded webinar will be available to learners in 24 hours on the VLE under Quick Links.

Once you have been enrolled, you will receive a hardcopy of the APM Body of Knowledge textbook.

As soon as we’ve processed your payment we’ll send your study materials to your preferred materials delivery address within 5 working days.

If you have recently changed address, or changed your contact address, please tell us as soon as possible so we can make sure your materials are sent to the correct address. Please note someone will need to be present to sign for the materials.

Twenty-four hours after your payment has been processed you’ll be enrolled on to the MOL Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You’ll receive an email from, notifying you of your login and password details.

Please wait until you receive this email and use the link provided, as this will give you access to the correct VLE. If you don’t receive an email, check your spam folder to see if the email has been directed here instead of your inbox.

If you haven’t received the email, you can contact MOL Programme Support at

If you have forgotten your password, please contact

We recommend that you attend the assessment (Exam) briefing webinars, as they will help you to understand the assessment (Exam) and provide you with an opportunity to ask any questions.

If you cannot attend the live webinar session, you will be able to watch the webinar as a recording.

What does the cost of the course include?

Our price includes everything you need to complete the course:

  • Hard copy of the workbook
  • Exam fees if you purchase the programme and exam package
  • A choice of exam dates and location throughout the year

Access to our online learning environment where you can:

  • Attend an assessment (exam) briefing to help prepare you for your exam
  • Ask questions of our online tutors during your webinars and through the VLE
  • Watch videos and complete specific VLE activities relevant to the Unit you are taking
  • Listen back to recorded webinars

When I pay for my APM Project Management course, will I have to pay for it in full at the start or can I spread the cost for example by monthly/quarterly instalments? 

You can pay for it in full at the start and you can also spread the cost via monthly instalments. This would be set up over a 6-month payment plan. Please call our Sales & Enquiry team on 0345 203 2103 if you would like to discuss this option.

What happens if my employer wants to pay for the course cost? 

Your employer can pay for your course upfront with a Debit or Credit Card. Your employer can also request to receive an invoice to make payment or also use a Purchase Order to arrange payment. Please call our Sales & Enquiries Team on 0345 203 2103 if you would like to discuss this option. Please note that the ‘payment plan’ option is available only to personal payers. 

Does the cost of the course include examination fees?

MOL pride ourselves in offering the most cost effective courses and one of our APM courses does include the cost of examination fees. This means that MOL will organise and deliver your APM exam for you. We do offer other courses where examination fees are not included in the price so please take a look at our Project Management homepage for more information.

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