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The APM Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) accreditation is now considered internationally to be the most sought after accolade in the project management profession.
This accreditation elevates project delivery professionals to the equivalence of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Financial Advisors and recognises project delivery as a formal profession.
The APM Chartered Project Professional is awarded only to project delivery professionals who can demonstrate both significant experience of working in a complex project delivery environment together with a broad knowledge of project techniques. It is the benchmark for the project delivery professionalism.
Successful candidates may use the designation ChPP after their name demonstrating that they are Chartered and will receive the highly coveted APM ChPP badge of honour.More information >
The first step is to look at your experience and knowledge and review your suitability to apply for the APM ChPP. This is a free questionnaire that will give you feedback on any area that you might need to improve if your application is to be successful. Click here to access our free suitability questionnaire.
The APM Chartered Project Professional Programme is designed to be completed within 3-6 months. Our extended programme offers step-by-step guidance including: self assessment, personal mentoring and various supporting tools to help you fully prepare for the structured process. Applicants will complete a series of online learning modules at their own pace and will attend a virtual public one day guided workshop to consolidate their learning.
Our APM Chartered Project Professional Programme is available in two formats; online and extended. Online is perfect for those that have confidence in their abilities and experience, whereas the extended format is an additional support option for Route 3 applicants which incorporates telephone mentoring, a full day virtual workshop, feedback and a review of your portfolio.
Online – £999+vat per person, perfect for those that don’t require a mentor
Extended (Route 3 applicants only) – £1,648+vat per person, as above but also includes
The programme comprises of either four or six steps, depending on whether you choose the online or extended option:
APM Chartered Project Professional status can be applied for by anyone with experience of leading the delivery of complex projects. This can include any role associated with the delivery of complex portfolios, programmes or projects that can evidence practical application of the competences needed.
Applicants will have spent five years or more working within a project delivery environment and will have gained experience across a broad range of project competences. Candidates will come from all areas of industry across both public and private sectors.
There is no formal exam when undertaking your APM Chartered Project Professional, instead there are three routes to success.
Route 1 and Route 2 assessments recognise alternative assessments and/or professional qualifications. Should you wish to apply via either Route 1 or Route 2, the assessment will be a subset of the Route 3 process described below.
The Route 3 assessment is the most rigorous as it does not recognise prior achievement. The Route 3 assessment process comprises of three components:
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Why become an APM Chartered Project Professional?
The APM Chartered Project Professional is awarded by the Association for Project Management, the UK Chartered Body for project delivery. This accreditation elevates project delivery professionals to the equivalence of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Financial Advisors and recognises project delivery as a formal profession.
Chartered Project Professional accreditation recognises significant experience in project leadership not through examination but, instead, in relation to the demonstrable competence and knowledge of the individual.
Achievement of the APM ChPP standard provides significant benefits to both the organisation and the individual.
Benefits to the individual
Benefits to the company
A full breakdown of what is included in the training can be found opposite
|ChPP pre-qualification questionnaire||Yes||Yes|
|Video 1 – Understanding the application process||Yes||Yes|
|Workbook – The workbook will encourage you to think about which project examples you should use||Yes||Yes|
|Video 2 – Writing your project||Yes||Yes|
|Template – Write your project overview||Yes||Yes|
|Video 3 – Writing your competence statements||Yes||Yes|
|Review – Create your first competence statement for review and send for feedback (250 words), then finish writing your competence statements||No||Yes|
|Workbook – A step by step guide to completing your Chartered application containing specific guidance for each element, hints and tips, an example full portfolio and advice on building a CPD Log||Yes||Yes|
|Workshop – One day virtual or classroom workshop to get your portfolio written and work around competence areas||No||Yes|
|Video 4 – The ChPP interview||Yes||Yes|
|Portfolio review – with example project and competence statements||No||Yes|
|Email support through your application||Yes||Yes|
|Telephone support through your application||No||Yes|
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