Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

  • Created by Project Professionals, for aspiring and practising Project Professionals
  • Open the door to project opportunities in any organisation and any industry
  • Enhance your confidence and skills to become an effective, efficient Project Professional
  • Qualify and validate your expertise with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors

    Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

    The CAPM® qualification is similar to a provisional driving licence: it showcases that you have the necessary skills to drive a car and, should you pursue further lessons and gain more experience, it lays the foundation for your driving licence. CAPM® is the first step in validating your project management skills or in building your project management skills from the ground-up so that you can progress to an expert level in the future.

    The CAPM® certification is based on the PMI’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which is a set of best practices for project management. It tests your knowledge and understanding of these best practices, as well as your ability to apply them in real-world situations. CAPM® is a fantastic route to gain a basic understanding of project management and to improve your ability to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.

    Once completing your CAPM® certification, you can benefit from progressing to the PMP® certification to validate your skills as a renowned, credible Project Professional.

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to the CAPM® Course
    • Official CAPM® Exam
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • A professional, Project Management-oriented CV rewrite
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities

    Certification: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

    Vendor: The Project Management Institute (PMI)

    Course prerequisite: You must meet at least one of the following sets of certification requirements in order to qualify for this qualification:
    Set 1 – Have a secondary degree such as a high school diploma, GED, or global equivalent
    Set 2 – Have at least 23 contact hours of project management education completed before the exam

    Study time: 6 – 12 weeks on average

    Why study with us?

    We care about your return on investment
    From the moment you enquire, we want to ensure that you are making the right decision about where you invest your time and resources – that’s why we consult with you to ensure your development goals align with your skills and experience.

    We value quality
    Our staff comprises of certified professionals who are passionate about your success, and our learning materials have been rigorously assessed to ensure adherence to industry standards. We value quality and want to ensure you get the best out of your learning journey.

    We have the experience
    With thousands of reviews, a consistent TrustScore of 4.9 out of 5, and having helped professionals realise their potential since 2007, we want you to have peace of mind regarding your course and career decisions.

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is partnered with ILX, a verified PMI Accredited Training Organisation (ATO), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a leading global organisation that serves the project management profession. PMI offers a number of certifications, including this CAPM certification, which is one of the most widely known project management certifications in the world. PMI sets the standards for the project management profession and provides a range of resources to support project managers at all levels, from entry-level to advanced.

    PMI provides education, research, and standards to support the project management profession. PMI also offers a number of professional development opportunities, including training courses, conferences, and networking events. Candidates who pass the CAPM exam can also share their success by displaying their digital badge on social media and online communications, which is a dynamic representation of their certification.

    Certification expiry
    Your CAPM certification will need to be renewed after 3 years of having obtained your qualification. This is to ensure your certification remains in line with current best practices within your industry.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    CAPM® (Certified Associate in
    Project Management)

    What You Will Learn

    CAPM® covers essential concepts and principles of project management, including project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, and procurement management. These areas will help you gain a solid foundation in project management practices and prepare you to be an effective member of a project team!

      Introduction to Project Management

      Understanding the 5 project management process groups and the processes within each group, the relationships between project, programme, portfolio, and operational management, and the importance of tailoring for different projects.

      Project Environment

      Identifying factors and assets that may impact a project’s outcome, distinguishing between organisational systems, understanding the purpose and activities of a Project Management Office, and recognising the hierarchy of projects, programmes, and portfolios.

      Role of the Project Manager

      Stating the primary functions of a project manager, understanding a project manager’s sphere of influence, identifying major elements included in the PMI triangle, and recognising the difference between leadership and management.

      Project Integration Management

      Understanding the 7 project management processes in the project integration management knowledge area, identifying concepts and procedures related to project change management, and identifying methods for project integration & knowledge management.

      Project Scope Management

      Understanding the 6 project management processes in the project scope management knowledge area, identifying key concepts and tailoring considerations for project scope management, and understanding project scope management for Agile/adaptive projects.

      Project Schedule Management

      Defining the 6 project management processes in the project schedule management knowledge area, identifying considerations for Agile/adaptive environments in project schedule management, and solving simple network diagram problems and performing basic scheduling calculations.

      Project Cost Management

      You will understand the 4 project management processes in the project cost management knowledge area, identify key concepts in project cost management, and understanding & applying basic forecasting as well as earned value methods.

      Project Quality Management

      Understanding the 3 project management processes in the project quality management knowledge area, identifying quality tools and approaches for continuous improvement, and understanding the reasons for and approaches to adapting quality management in different project environments.

      Project Resource Management

      Defining the 6 project management processes in the project resource management knowledge area, identifying key concepts and trends in project resource management, and identifying techniques for developing a team, managing conflict, and resolving resource-related problems.

      Project Communication Management

      Understand the 3 project management processes in the project communication management knowledge area, identify key concepts and approaches in project communication management, and recognise the dimensions of communication and components of a communications management plan.

      Project Risk Management

      Understanding the 7 project management processes in the project risk management knowledge area, identifying key documents in project risk management, performing simple risk calculations, and recognising when (and how) to adjust risk based on the project environment.

      Project Procurement Management

      Understanding the 3 processes in the project procurement management knowledge area, identifying key concepts and trends in project procurement management, and recognising the importance of legal and contractual considerations in project procurement management.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, Linkedin profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 
      Meet your Team

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Project Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Junior Project Manager

      Project Support Officer

      Assistant Project Manager

      Project Coordinator

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

      View Our Success Stories

      Our TrustScore maintains a steady rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars for excellent service, but don’t take our word for it.

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £36.7K /

      per year

      Project Support Officer

      £42.5K /

      per year

      Project Coordinator

      £50.1K /

      per year

      Project Manager

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      Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      The CAPM® certification is ideal for those who are beginning their career in project management or want to showcase their knowledge of project management to potential employers or clients. This certification is recognised globally and is intended for project practitioners and those seeking to enhance their understanding of project management.

      The CAPM® certification is ideal for those who are beginning their career in project management or want to showcase their knowledge of project management to potential employers or clients. This certification is recognised globally and is intended for project practitioners and those seeking to enhance their understanding of project management.

      The CAPM® certification is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of 150 questions and will be 3 hours long.

      The CAPM® certification is valid for 5 years and so you will be required to re-take your CAPM® examination after 5 years. This is to ensure your certification remains in line with current best practices within your industry.