Online Courses – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Here are the questions we get asked the most about our on-demand courses.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THE TRAINING?
You can complete the training as fast or as slow as you like. It’s completely up to you. However, you will have access to the course for the full term of your package.
HOW FAST CAN I GET MY CERTIFICATE?
If you’ve completed the requirements of the course, we will issue your certificate right away.
However, if you have opted to pay for our training via one of our payment plans, please note that due to our 30-day money-back guarantee, we are unable to provide you with a course certificate until after 30 days from your signup date. You will still be required to complete all payments.
I DON’T OWN THE PRIMAVERA P6 SOFTWARE. CAN I LEARN FROM YOUR COURSE?
Yes. If you don’t already have a copy, a trial copy Primavera P6 Professional is available and we’ll point you to it. In fact, training video #1 will show you step-by-step exactly how to download and install the latest version of Oracle Primavera P6 Professional. You’ll be up and running with a trial copy in no time – one that you can throughout your training.
NOTE: Oracle Primavera P6 only runs on Windows and does not run on Mac.
ARE THE ONLINE VIDEO LESSONS DOWNLOADABLE SO CAN I VIEW THEM OFFLINE?
Unfortunately, the video lessons must be viewed while logged into the Plan Academy website. However, you can view them through any device. Our website is mobile-friendly.
DO I HAVE TO WATCH THE COURSE LESSONS IN ORDER?
You can watch our courses and videos in any order you like – feel free to jump around and start wherever you like. Plan Academy’s video training is meant to be flexible and available to you when you need it most.
IS THIS TRAINING RIGHT FOR ME?
This training is aimed at project controls, engineering and construction professionals working in industries such as Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, & Energy.
The training will be helpful for anyone from complete beginners to intermediate level students looking to fill their gaps with Primavera P6. It’s also perfect for anyone who has previously used P3, SureTrak, Microsoft Project or Primavera Contractor or anyone looking for a refresher on Oracle Primavera P6 Professional.
WHAT IS ONLINE TRAINING, ON-DEMAND OR SELF-PACED VIDEO TRAINING?
On-Demand training provides you with access to our library of online videos which you can watch anytime and anywhere you have internet access – from the office, from home or even the train.
The courses are self-paced, meaning that you can watch as much or as little as you like in a sitting – the pace is up to you to decide and there’s no rush to complete it quickly.
HOW DO I WATCH THE VIDEOS?
Upon purchase of a course you’ll get access to our training platform where you can watch video lessons online, download files and complete the homework. You can even login to our website on a tablet or mobile device to watch anytime.
CAN I GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP AND SUPPORT?
YES! As a bonus, you get a free Plan Academy Community membership.
With your Community membership, not only can you ask questions and get advice, support and feedback from within our community; but we also hold monthly Q&A sessions, where you can pre-submit your questions for us or our guests, or even ask them live.
On top of that, we also have member feedback options, where we’ll provide feedback on your project schedule or plan or anything else you’d like our input on.
WHAT IF I AM UNHAPPY WITH THE COURSE?
Oh no! We don’t want that! We offer a 30-day money back guarantee for our on-demand courses. If you are unhappy with the course for any reason, let us know and we will refund your payment within 30 days.
We would appreciate notification within the first 30 days of the course.
DOES THIS COURSE HAVE HOMEWORK?
You bet it does!
I’m a huge believer in the principle that repetition is the mother of skill.
This course has a number of hands-on workshops that you can complete on your own.
You will then upload your completed workshop to us through the training portal. Our marker will review and comment on your work. You may have to make corrections until you get it right, but it’s worth it!
ARE THERE TESTS TO CHECK MY KNOWLEDGE?
Yes. This course offers 6 quizzes to help you verify you are grasping the concepts. The quizzes can be completed after each module (as shown in the course outlines above), with the exception of module 2. There is no quiz for module 2.
WHAT IS ON-DEMAND OR SELF-PACED VIDEO TRAINING?
On-Demand training provides you with online access to the course videos which you can watch anytime and anywhere you have internet access. The courses are self-paced, meaning that you can watch as much or as little as you like in a sitting – the pace is up to you to decide.