Certified Associate in Project Management

The CAPM demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology, and processes of effective project management.


Becoming a CAPM®



Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.

Are you looking to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility in your current role? Are you considering a career change and looking to add project management skills to your toolkit? The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) can help you stand out to employers and signal your commitment to your professional development. 

Your Steps to Get Your CAPM Certification

Step 1

Check Your


Step 2

Apply to take

the CAPM Exam

Step 3

Take the


Step 4

Maintain Your


  • Confirm you meet the necessary prerequisites* to write the CAPM exam.
  • PMI Toronto will be offering a CAPM Exam Prep course that can help you meet the 23-hour education requirement for writing the CAPM exam. 
  • Learn more about the application process.*
  • Take the CAPM exam from the comfort of your own home with PMI's online proctored exam option.
  • Click here for more info on PMI's virtual exam.
  • Keep your knowledge and skills up to date with continuous education and earn professional development units (PDUs).

For complete information on the complete process of attaining your CAPM credential, including the eligibility requirements, application, and exam guidelines, please download and review the CAPM Handbook.

CAPM® Certification

Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) Handbook

CAPM Handbook



Eligibility....What do you need?



Before you apply, make sure you meet the following set of CAPM Certification eligibility requirements:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Our Project Management Basics online course; fulfills this educational prerequisite.

*Note: PMI's 23-hour CAPM Exam Prep course can help you meet the 23-hour education requirement to be eligible to take the CAPM certification exam.

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