How do I use the APM Competence Framework?
The key purpose of the APM Competence Framework is as a tool to assess and improve performance. Whether you would like to use the framework to review your own performance or to assess the performance of others, the main steps involved are broadly the same.
Read the Competence Framework online
Use the ratings scale that comes with the APM Competence Framework to score current knowledge and application against the six-point rating system (from 0 ‘unaware’ through to 5 ‘expert’).
Read the Competence Framework
Register / Login and utilise the self-assessment tool
Login to the website and assess yourself against the 29 competences contained in the APM Competence Framework, with our self-assessment tool. If you've not registered on the website, it is free to do so and you benefit by being able to save your assessment and revisit it at your leisure. APM members get further benefits, being able to save multiple assessments and add assessments directly to their CPD log.
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Get in touch for further assistance
We are on hand to assist with any queries you have regarding the Competence Framework, the self-assessment tool, and any general questions you may have. Please do get in touch with the team.