The Foundation level is the best way to get an in-depth knowledge into the ITIL Service lifestyle, terminology, stages and processes used, and their effect on service management practices. Once you clear the Foundation, you will gain a general overview and will have a fair understanding of ITIL.
To get to the next level and pursue the ITIL Intermediate, you need to first clear the ITIL foundation.
Professionals with basic knowledge of the ITIL framework, who wish to learn how ITIL can be used to enhance IT service management within an organization, should go ahead with this course.
IT professionals who wish to be informed, and want to contribute to the organization through ongoing service improvement can also avail a course in ITIL.
However, the ITIL Foundation level qualification is open to and can benefit anyone who has an interest in the subject.
Anyone interested in Project Management can take up this certification. There is no mandatory qualification mentioned as such.