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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

What is the CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management

The Certified Associate in Project Management (or CAPM® for short), is the Project Management Institute’s introductory certificate in Project Management. This qualification has been designed around the PMP standard and is intended for those individuals who want to stand out in the job market, with a recognised qualification to enhance your credibility.

The CAPM Certification is based around the sixth edition of the PMBOK® Guide. By earning this credential, you show employers that you understand how to achieve consistent project success, irrespective of scale or formality of the project; a facet identified as being highly desirable by the PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession® report.

If you would like to train to the level of a PMP certification but are lacking the 3-5 years experience required to enrol, a CAPM qualification would be the best course option for you. 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Join a community of over 575,000 learners
  • PMBOK® Guide Included
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Join a community of over 575,000 learners
  • PMBOK® Guide Included
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
Course Details

Is this qualification suitable for me?

The CAPM® certification is a great option for Junior Project Managers, or individuals looking to become a Project Management Professional. It is also an ideal gateway for those looking to attain PMP® status but do not yet have the hours of experience to undertake the PMP examination.

The prerequisites to sit the examination are a secondary diploma (A-Levels or a global equivalent) and 23 contact hours of project management training. We will help you exceed these hours through our training, giving you additional contact hours.    

From that point, you can then decide when you are ready like to undertake the 3-hour, 150 multiple-choice examination in either an online format or at a Pearson Vue testing centre.

Why choose e-Careers to study CAPM®?

We have over 10 years’ experience in the training and education industry, and during that time we have trained over 575,000 delegates from around the world. This has helped us ensure we offer the finest quality training, with excellent eLearning resources (where applicable).

We have refined our processes, course materials and relationships with our partners to be able to offer the best training options, whether via classroom, virtually, or online via eLearning.

You will also benefit from:

  •    Fast-track learning with our 4-day virtual bootcamp
  •    Enhance your career prospects  
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field
  •    We offer interest-free payment options

Career Opportunities with CAPM® 

CAPM® is one of the most in-demand qualifications in Project Management, and as such, earning your certificate can lead to excellent career progression within Project Management. 

Below we have outlined a typical career progression for a Project Management professional, with CAPM:

  •    Project Coordinator (1-5 years’ experience) - £30k
  •    Business Analyst (5-7 years’ experience) - £43k
  •    Associate Project Manager (7-10 years’ experience) - £48k
  •    Senior Project Manager (12+ years’ experience) - £63k

 (Source: Glassdoor)

CAPM® Course Syllabus

Over three days, the course will span each of the chapters of the PMBOK® Guide.

The exam weightings are as follows:

  •    Introduction and foundational elements (6%)
  •    Project environments (6%)
  •    The role of the Project Manager (7%)
  •    Project Integration Management (9%)
  •    Project Scope Management (9%)
  •    Project Schedule Management (9%)
  •    Project Cost Management (8%)
  •    Project Quality Management (7%)
  •    Project Resource Management (8%)
  •    Project Communications Management (10%)
  •    Project Risk Management (8%)
  •    Project Procurement Management (4%)
  •    Project Stakeholder Engagement (9%)

CAPM® Exam Details

  • Exam style –Multiple-Choice
  • Exam length – 3 hours
  • Number of questions – 150

Exam Pass Guarantee

We have found virtual classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an ‘Exam Pass Guarantee’, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom Training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam, this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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