The range of qualifications developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession, offers a progressive structure for your career development, incorporating a mix of tools, techniques, processes and skills.
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
PFQ is an introductory qualification that offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology, offering a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
PMQ is a knowledge-based qualification that allows candidates to demonstrate knowledge of all elements of project management.
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)
PPQ is a new, developmental examination-based qualification that assesses your capability in delivering projects, programmes and portfolios.
APM Practitioner Qualification (PQ)
The Practitioner Qualification (PQ) developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession, is an assessment-based qualification for relatively experienced professionals (project management practitioners) who can demonstrate an ability to manage a non-complex project.
APM Project Risk Management Single Subject Certificate
The APM Project Risk Management Single Subject Certificate is a qualification which has two levels. It is designed to build on the knowledge gained in the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or similar project management qualifications.
IPMA Level A and B qualifications
'IPMA Level A: Certified Projects Director' and 'IPMA Level B: Certified Senior Project Manager' are IPMA's highest internationally recognised qualifications in project, programme and portfolio management.
Earned Value Management Certification
It facilitates the integration of project scope, time and cost objectives and the establishment of a baseline plan for performance measurement.
Project Planning & Control™
The Project Planning & Control™ qualification scheme supports the publication of the Association for Project Management (APM) guide, Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control – The Practical Project Management of Time, Cost and Risk.’The book is the APM’s first comprehensive set of guidance and best practice for project planning and control and is applicable across all industries and sectors.
Benefits of choosing APM qualifications:
Incorporating a mix of tools, techniques, processes and skills, qualifications developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession, offer a progressive structure that demonstrates your project management achievements.
Qualifications developed by APM, the chartered body for the project profession, demonstrate to your employer, clients and suppliers that you are a skilled and committed project professional. Through their alignment with IPMA’s 4-level Certification Programme they are also recognised throughout the world.
APM qualifications are developed through the APM Body of Knowledge, using well-established project management knowledge and definitions.
Project management apprenticeships
APM, the chartered body of the project profession, believes that apprenticeships are essential to assist the growth of the project management profession. That’s why we’ve teamed up with employers to develop two apprenticeships, including a degree apprenticeship that helps to grow and develop talented project managers.
If you want to employ apprentices but don't know where to start, APM is here to guide you through the project management apprenticeships that are available.