Intermediate Primavera P6


This 1 day course provides the delegates with an extensive dive into Primavera P6 . Delegates will discover the functionality and full capability of the software. Classes are facilitated by an experienced Project Control Professional who has a wealth of practical experience in operating the software.


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how to utilise activity coding

  • Be familiar with the full capabilities of Primavera P6

  • Have the ability to create a fully resourced schedule in Primavera P6

  • Understand how to create and maintain baselines

  • Create layouts and reports


  • Essential Resource Configuration Fields

  • Adding Labour resources/ Non-Labour/ Materials

  • Resource Codes

  • Resource Loading a schedule

  • Assigning resources at WBS using WBS Summary

  • Level of Effort in Primavera P6 - High level resource assignments

  • Resource Over-allocation

  • Introduction to Activity Codes

  • Creating Activity Codes

  • Assigning Activity Codes

  • Essentials of Grouping & Filtering with Activity Codes

  • Understanding the 3 types of Activity Codes

  • Building multiple Project Reporting using Activity Codes

  • Tallying Costs using Activity Codes

  • Create a Baseline in P6

  • Display Baseline Data

  • Baseline Fields & Data

  • Update Project Baseline

  • Copy a Baseline

  • Convert a Baseline back to a Project

  • Evaluating a Project against a Baseline

  • Build a Baseline comparison layout

  • Build a Baseline data variance layout

Additional Information:

The course is suitable for between 2 and 10 people and the following will be provided:

  • Lunch and refreshments throughout both days

  • Printed Course materials