MSP® Practitioner Certification


This MSP® Practitioner Certification is the second part to the full Managing Successful Programmes Qualification from Axelos. MSP Practitioner is intended for project, program, and business change managers who wish to use the MSP framework in real-world scenarios. Practitioner is a must-have credential for project and program management professionals who want to add value to their organisations and advance their careers.


With the MSP® Practitioner Certification, you will learn the seven principles that are the driving needs for achieving value from Program Management. The seven (7) themes assist businesses in identifying essential roles and responsibilities, as well as providing extremely practical recommendations on how MSP might be used based on the reasons for a Program. The seven (7) processes give a path through a program’s lifecycle, with an emphasis on the incremental nature of a Program, allowing for a cyclical movement towards the intended final state and close out.


This course is self-paced, so you may learn whenever and wherever you want. You will be able to interact with your learning site and have an interactive learning experience as you will have all of the resources you need to pass the first time. Access to Mentors to help you through your studies, as well as practice exams to ensure you understand and pass the first time. You will receive the support to the final exam which is also included with this course.

Because you have access 24 hours a day, seven days a week, you may learn or accelerate at your own pace. If you have access to all of the material for a full year, you’ll have plenty of time to get your certification.


The MSP® Practitioner Certification is a self-paced online qualification; once registered, a Learning Consultant will contact you and lead you through the Course Orientation Program. This will only take a few minutes and will help you with any problems or queries you may have. When the Orientation is over, you will be given access to your personal learning portal, which will include all of the resources indicated on this course page. Please contact us on the form on this page and we will be in touch shortly!

Study Units
Career Outcomes
Further Info

You will go through the modules below:

  1. Introduction
  2. MSP principles
  3. MSP themes – Introduction and organization theme
  4. MSP themes – Design theme
  5. MSP themes – Justification theme
  6. MSP themes – Structure theme
  7. MSP themes – Knowledge theme
  8. MSP themes – Assurance theme
  9. MSP themes – Decision theme
  10. Identify the programme
  11. Design the outcomes
  12. Plan progressive delivery
  13. Deliver the capabilities
  14. Embed the outcomes
  15. Evaluate new information

Exam simulator

This course includes the following resources:

  • 12 months online access to your accredited MSP 5th Edition Practitioner learning portal
  • Practice Exams and mentors for support
  • The Practitioner examination is included (must be taken online via remote proctor within 12 months of purchase)
  • MSP Practitioner exam simulator
  • MSP process map (digital)
  • Official MSP manual (hardcopy) included

Important: Please note you will require a copy of the official MSP 5th Edition manual for the MSP 5th Edition Practitioner learning and exam.

Resources you require to begin the course:

  • Access to the Internet with at least 2mb/sec connection (ADSL).
  • Windows or MAC Computer
  • A Webcam for the Official Certification Exam when the time comes.
  • General skills of using a computer

This course is ideal for:

  • Program managers and aspiring program managers
  • Project managers/senior project managers
  • Business change managers
  • Other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including project board members (e.g. executive), project assurance, and project support
  • Operational line managers/staff (e.g. process owners) operating within a programenvironment
  • Portfolio management staff
  • Specialist program staff

Pre- Requisites

You should have completed the MSP Foundation Program prior to this Practitioner Certification.

Exam information

Exams are taken online via remote proctor. You will be sent an email invitation within 48 hours of your purchase to register on the Exam portal.

Once registered you will be able to book your online exam at a date and time of your choice. You are responsible for booking your own exam but our team can help you through that if required.


  • Open book (Only the MSP 5th Edition manual is permitted)
  • 60% pass mark (42/70)
  • 150-minute duration
  • Multiple choice




MSP® - Axelos


 25 Hours

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12 Months



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Course Fees ($AUD)


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