APMP Certification Programme

APMPCertification FINALThe APMP offers professional performance growth to members through the only accredited training programme for proposal management specialists.

APMP certification distinguishes members as certified proposal professionals and is becoming an increasingly recognised qualification. Over 4,000 APMP members are now certified at Foundation, Practitioner or Professional levels. 

Foundation Practitioner Professional
Referee Y Y Y
Years Prior
1 3 7
Tests Basic Knowledge of
Best Practice
Application of
Best Practice
Advocacy of
Best Practice
Type of Assessment Multiple Choice Examination Online
Self Assessment
Reference, Presentation
and Interview
CEUs Required Per
2 Year Period
20 40 40

The programme uses a process of examination and competency-based assessment, which is consistent and measured against world best practice standards. 

Click here to download the details of the APMP Certification Syllabus.


APMP has also put together a summary document that outlines the benefits of certification for organisations and individuals.
Click here to Download.


FAQs and More Information - Download an FAQ document that answers the most frequently asked questions regarding the Certification Programme. 


Click here to Download.

If you would like more information then please contact: accreditation@apmpuk.co.uk



  • The APMP UK Board would like to invite you to submit questions to the Chair, for discussion at our Board Workshops which take place throughout the year.  Please see this link for the dates.  Please email your questions to chair@apmpuk.co.uk

    Opportunity to submit questions to the Board

  • The APMP UK Chapter is pleased to welcome Jon Darby as its new Chapter Chair.

    Jon has over 20 years of business winning experience in the ICT, defence, police, rail and logistics markets with a track record of winning multi £m bids in the public and private sectors. Jon is experienced at leading opportunities through all stages of the bid campaign and has led global bid teams from Italy, Germany, Netherlands to the US. Jon is a certified proposal professional and has served on the APMP UK board as Marketing & PR Director and COO since 2012.

    FINAL PRESS RELEASE 18th January 2018 Appointment of new UK Chapter Chair

  • The APMP UK Chapter is pleased to announce the election of Jon Darby as its new Chief Operating Officer for 2017, following which he will succeed Amanda Nuttall as CEO following completion of her term in January 2018. 


    FINAL PRESS RELEASE 5TH OCTOBER 2017: Appointment of new Chief Operating Officer

  • There's just three months to go until our 15th APMP UK Conference in October, and to celebrate, here's our Top 3 reasons why you should attend:


    Three Months to Go until APMP UK Conference 2017

  • The last of 5 articles this week

    Today is the last day of National Apprenticeship Week.  We hope you’ve enjoyed the insights we’ve shared across social media this week from experienced bid and proposal apprentices, and their employer.  If you missed it, you can catch up on what Charlotte, Vicky and Frank had to say. 

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Round Up