CAPM® Certification Training
For students that do not meet the criteria to take sit for the PMP® certification, can sit for the Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM®) exam instead.
For fresh graduates and those that have not been in a lead postion and not eligible to sit for the PMP® certification can quickly gain in today’s challenging job market by attaining the CAPM® certification to advance their careers. Having the CAPM® certification is essential in your job search and getting that promotion to be able to eventually sit for the PMP® certification. Organizations worlwide have recognized that properly trained project managers who have attained their CAPM® and PMP® certfication are fundamental to business success.
However the CAPM® is not an easy certification either and will require time and committment in studying and preparing for the CAPM® exam. Here, at 1st Choice Project Management Training we will help you every step of the way to ensure your success with your CAPM® exam. Our unique fast-paced teaching style will lead you through all of these techniques and you will rapidly pick up the skills necessary to pass the CAPM® exam. We focus on what you need to know for the CAPM® exam, breaking down practice questions to show you all the challenging situations the CAPM® certification exam can throw at you.
Even the CAPM® application itself can be a challenge. Once you register we will assist you with the CAPM® application process and your assigned academic adviser will even check your CAPM® application to ensure you are on the right steps.
4-Day and 3-Day CAPM® Boot Camp
Our 4-day PMP® classes cover all the materials required to sit the CAPM® exam. However we also provide 3-day training specifically for the CAPM® exam also. Please contact us for more details.
Here are some of the many benefits you will receive during your PMP® and CAPM® training boot camp:
- Instructor-led course taught by well experienced PMP® certified training instructors.
- Satisfies 23 contact hours required by PMI
- Personal academic advisers who will help you complete your application
- Modern training facilities in convenient locations
- Small class sizes to give you individual attention
- Printed copy of our CAPM® training manual.
- Additional CAPM® training aids (handouts for process group, ITTO and summary sheets)
- A copy of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition
- Unlimited access to our CAPM/PMP® exam simulator
- Unlimited access to supplemental training videos
- Pre and post class tutoring support from your personal academic adviser
CAPM Certification FAQs
The exam fee for taking the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) is $225 for PMI members and $300 for non-members.
The CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam is considered to be less challenging than the PMP exam, but it still requires diligent study and preparation. At 1st Choice Project Management Training we will prepare you every step of the way to successfully pass on your first attempt.
In order to be eligible to take the CAPM exam you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
· Secondary degree, such as a high school diploma, GED (general educational development), or global equivalent
· At least 23 contact hours of project management education completed before the exam
The CAPM certification exam contains 150 questions that must be completed within three hours.
No, a degree is not required to earn a CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification. However, candidates must have a secondary diploma or equivalent and complete 23 hours of formal project management education before taking the CAPM exam.
Earning a CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification can improve your job prospects in project management and demonstrate your commitment to the field. However, obtaining a job ultimately depends on your individual skills, experience, and the job market demand in your area.
Yes, once you have earned a CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification, you can use the credential after your name to indicate your professional achievement. For example, “John Smith, CAPM.”
The CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification is valid for three years. To maintain the certification, candidates must earn 15 professional development units (PDU) during each three-year period. The CAPM certification can also be used in place of the 35-hour education requirement for the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.
Yes, candidates can earn a CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification without prior project management experience. However, candidates must complete 23 hours of formal project management education before taking the CAPM exam.
Candidates can take the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam up to three times within one year of their eligibility period. If a candidate does not pass the exam after three attempts, they must wait one year before reapplying for the exam.
No, the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam is not an open book exam. Candidates are not allowed to bring any reference materials or electronic devices into the testing center.