Risk management is a distinct and specific area within APM’s Body of Knowledge and a key control function within any project or programme. The APM Risk Level 1 qualification provides participants with a greater understanding of project risk management at a foundation level. Successful completion of this course allows participants to contribute to the formal processes of project risk management.


Duration: Two days
Delivery format: Traditional or virtual classroom

Who is it for?

The APM Risk Level 1 Certificate is suitable for project managers, work package leads, programme managers, or key project staff involved in managing risk.

Participants should ideally have a minimum of 6 months' practical project experience and good basic project management skills and knowledge.

Course content

Learning objectives

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

Preparation and homework

Participants should be prepared to complete 8 to 10 hours self-study in advance of the course, and may be required to do evening work after the first day of the course.

Assessment format

Participants will complete a one-hour multiple choice exam at the end of the course.


For details of forthcoming course dates and prices, please contact:

The University of Cumbria Project Academy Office on 01228 616332 or project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk


To book your place, please see below for arrangements if you want to pay by purchase order and invoice or by credit card.



If you have selected a course which is delivered online, please read the technical requirements before booking. If you are unable to undertake a booked course due to not having the required equipment, no refund will be offered.

Please note the specific terms applying to this course:


Inclusions and exclusions


I wish to pay using a company purchase order and require a separate invoice

Please email the following details to:project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk no less than 6 weeks before the first day of the course:

If you have not conducted business with the University of Cumbria before, please be aware that both of us may have administrative procedures required to set up our respective customer/supplier accounts and the time taken to complete these may impact on the availability of places on your preferred course.


Payment, cancellation and changes


I wish to pay using a company or personal credit card and do not require a separate invoice

Please email the following details to:project.academy@cumbria.ac.uk no less than 6 weeks before the first day of the course:

On receipt of your booking and confirmation that we can accommodate you, we will send a link to take your payment.


Payment, cancellation and changes

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