Full membership

Do I qualify?
  • The experience route: Applicants must have at least five years’ experience working in a project practitioner role
  • The experience + qualification route: Applicants have attained an accepted qualification plus have at least three years’ experience in a project practitioner role

If you meet either of the above criteria you are eligible to apply for Full membership.


  • The direct entry route: Applicants hold an accepted qualification automatically qualify for Full membership.

Follow the link below to start your application. You will need to provide project details and two statements of support.

Accepted qualifications

Guidance notes

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Annual subscription: £170

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Benefits of becoming an APM Full member

Professional recognition

Full members may display the post-nominals MAPM. These are recognised widely as a symbol of dedication and achievement in the project profession, which can give you the edge when tendering for new business, networking and seeking employment.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Attending events is a great way to fulfill yourCPDand to open yourself to valuable networking opportunities. Full members can attend over 200 events around the UK annually for free.

Knowledge resources

Full membership gives you access to APM’s online library. Full of specific interest and study guides, the library is there to support Full members from many different roles and sectors. You will also gain access to APM Learning the online development resource for project professionals. 

Involvement in the APM board

Full members play an active role in APM by voting in board elections and at annual general meetings (AGMs). To further influence the profession, Full members may also stand for election to the APM board and hold a range of volunteer roles in the association.

Access to APM Learning 

Support yourself throughout your career with the APM Learning resource.This online platform hosts a range of interactive digital learning content that is quality assured and approved by APM.   

Discount on APM qualifications

Full members receive discounts on the suite of APM qualifications. Use these to demonstrate your competence to employers.

Project journal

The quarterly award-winning Project journal is delivered to all Full members. Inside, you will find case studies, discussions, interviews and news from the most intriguing areas of project management. Complement your knowledge and experience with global examples of project management in action.

Career progression

The APM Role Profiler is an essential tool for those looking to progress to a new role. It gives personal feedback regarding your areas for development, helping you structure your learning and reach the next level of your career.

Digital badge 

You will receive an APM digital membership badge to display on your social networking profile and CV as a clickable graphic representation of your commitment to the profession.


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