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Primavera P6 Training

Since 1995, Emerald’s team of implementation specialists have been delivering training on Primavera P3, SureTrak, Monte Carlo and Expedition in the MS-DOS days to the current enterprise web enabled tools ranging from Primavera P6, Primavera Contract Management and Primavera Risk Analysis, formerly known as Pertmaster. Recently, we have added Safran Risk to our toolkit. Our team loves to train and uses the tools in practice, which allows us to incorporate our 25+ years of real world experience and go well beyond the out-of-the-box course material with practical tips and tricks. Emerald Associates delivers Oracle Certified Primavera training courses and have trained over 10000 students around the globe.

Emerald Associates has moved to online training. We still offer in-person internal training for companies wanting to train a group. Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if there is a specific course you are looking for.


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P6 102: Fundamentals

Our most popular course! This introductory course covers all of the basics that you will need to get started creating and managing a project in Primavera P6 EPPM, including the project life cycle, creating projects, WBSes, and activities. There are no prerequisites for this course.

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P6 102A: Advanced

Building off skills learned in the 102 fundamentals course, the 102A course covers advanced subjects such as resource allocation, earned value analysis, updating baselines, and advanced scheduling.

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T100: Turnaround Management Using Primavera P6

Primavera P6 is a powerful tool for scheduling maintenance work for Turnarounds, Shutdowns or Outages. However, standard Primavera P6 training courses are optimized for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and it can be a challenge to apply this training to Turnarounds, Shutdowns and Outages. This course will expand on the professional fundamentals and advanced Primavera P6 training courses to teach you how to extract the most value from Primavera P6 for managing Turnarounds, Shutdowns and Outages.

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P6 106A: Application Administration

This course covers how to build enterprise data structures and configure settings to support an enterprise implementation. Among topics covered: how to build and manage the EPS and OBS; add users and configure security; set enterprise data and default settings; and support project management processes. P6 102 is a prerequisite for this course.

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P6 101: Fundamentals in P6 EPPM Web

This course provides hands-on training for Primavera’s web-based solution. Participants will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. The course is divided into four sections: Overview and Creating a Project, Scheduling the Project and Managing Data, Assigning Resources and Baselining, and Project Execution and Control.

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Is Primavera P6 hard to learn?

All of the basic skills you need to create and update a schedule in Primavera P6 can be learned in a few dedicated days of training and are covered in our 102: Fundamentals course; however, P6 is a powerful tool with many advanced features and mastering these will require additional time, practice and training such as our 102A: Advanced, 106A: Admin and T100 courses.

How long does it take to learn Primavera P6?

It takes 3 full days (or five half days) to learn the basics of Primavera P6. Taking some or all of the advanced courses to become more proficient in the software will take longer.

How much does Primavera P6 training cost?

Prices range from $1300 to $1995 CAD (~$970 to $1490 USD) for 3 to 5 half-day, live online courses. Our prices can be found on the individual course pages.

Do I get a Primavera P6 certificate?

Yes, you will receive a certificate upon completing the course.

Is Primavera P6 worth learning?

Yes. There is high demand for P6 schedulers and project control managers and this is forecast to continue into the future. The average salary for jobs using Primavera P6 is $93k CAD.

Who can learn Primavera P6?

Anyone can learn Primavera P6, however, some knowledge of general project management, construction, engineering and turnarounds will be helpful.

Do you offer online Primavera P6 training?

Yes, all of our currently posted courses are for live online training.

Do you offer classroom based Primavera P6 training?

We don't have any classroom based training currently planned; however, if your company is interested in training multiple employees in a classroom setting, we can accommodate. Please contact us for more information.

Is Primavera P6 widely used?

Yes. While small to medium sized companies may use other software, Primavera P6 is the industry standard for large and enterprise scale companies.