Advance your career by tapping into the critical competencies you require to add a badge of successful project professional. Project Management Certification is undoubtedly becoming a standard for recruitment in project related roles. Having the CPMA credential not only uniquely qualifies you for the competitive job market, but also proves that you are up to date on the Project Management Analysis (PMA) framework.

You could be part of the high-performing class of professionals in just a few short weeks. Your CPMA certification will validate your commitment to the high standards that your profession demands. Our certification makes it easier for you to join the community of professionals by delving into all the tools you need to add credibility to your resume. Click here now to register your interest.

Quality Assurance

CPMA® certification is recognised on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) as a Level 7 qualification. The SCQF is one of the national qualifications frameworks in the UK. The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Universities Scotland. The CPMA certification stands as a Level 5 qualification in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).


CPMA certification has been designed around the Project Management Analysis (PMA) framework. The PMA framework has nine components or knowledge areas:

How to complete CPMA?

There is no formal entry requirement for the CPMA certification. We welcome professionals who will be able to stand out in the industry by achieving the certification. We also welcome individuals who are planning to develop their career in projects or a variety of roles that have some form of project responsibilities. There are three simple steps to successfully complete the certification:


In order to achieve the CPMA credential, you need to pass a computer based MCQ exam. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes and total mark is 100. You will need to get minimum 50% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam at a convenient time.

Exam duration No. of MCQs Total marks Pass marks
60 Minutes 50 MCQs 100 marks 50%

Re-sit exams

If you unfortunately fail in your first exam attempt, you will be allowed four re-sit exam opportunities. That is, you will have total five exam attempts to successfully complete the certification. However, all re-sit exams must be taken within two years from your first exam attempt date.


The CPMA exam fee is £129. Exam fee is payable through Pearson VUE account. Resit fee is only £29. If you are studying with a registered centre, you will need to pay tuition fees to the centre. £20 discount available on exam fee until 29 February 2020.

Exam fee Resit fee (each resit) Tuition fees Coursebook


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Exam Preparation

If we have a registered centre in your location, you will need to attend CPMA exam preparation classes with the centre. If we do not have any registered centre in your location, we will share free coursebook with you so that you can study independently. Our CPMA coursebook is sufficient to ensure exam success. Our practice questions are important to evaluate your own progress and preparation. Survey shows that majority of our students successfully complete the certification in three months. However, you can take as much time as you need for your preparation.


Stand out to your employers by gaining professional certifications alongside your degree. If you already have achieved a recognised qualification in project management, then you can claim exemption from the CPMA exam. Click here  to submit your exemption application for a free assessment. If your exemption application is successful, you will need to pay the exemption fees within 30 days of your initial application. Our exemption fees are exactly same as our exam fees.

Further Information

If you need further information about the CPMA certification, please feel free to contact us. We will be more than glad to assist you!