⇒ Ensure that you are logged in to the newly- created PMI account
⇒ Click on ‘Certification’ on the main menu on the PMI website
⇒ Click on the course you are applying to. For the purpose of this illustration, we clicked on Project Management Professional (PMP) under the certification types section
⇒ On the Project Management Professional page, look for ‘Apply for PMP Certification’ section and click on the ‘APPLY NOW’ button.
⇒ Once clicked, you will be directed to the Certification Program page where you will click on the credential you are applying to. In this case, ‘Apply for PMP Credential’.
⇒ Once clicked, you will be directed to the Certification Program page where you will click on the credential you will like to apply for
Step 1: Contact Address – Fill in your contact address, home address and work address. Then, choose your preferred contact information.
Step 2: Contact Information – enter at least one email address and phone number.
Step 3: Attained Education – At this point, indicate your highest level of education. This will also translate into the number of hours of project management experience you will be required to document to qualify for sitting the exam.
Step 4: Requirements – eligibility for the PMP and CAPM exam are different.
Eligibility for the PMP exam is based on the following requirements;
- > Educational Requirements
Prospective project managers are required to document at least 35 contact hours of training (classroom or online) that spans through the entire PMP syllabus. Fulfilling this requirement is what we will help you achieve at Harrybaker Training Institute.
We conduct our PMP Training in two ways– Classroom training and Online training.
- – PMP Classroom training lasts for at least four days and grants you free access to our eLearning for 90 days, which can be used for self-study during and after the training.
- – Our self-paced PMP eLearning course is also available for use. It is painstakingly structured to give not just the same feel of a classroom training but with more flexibility and comfort as you can study any time, anywhere. Moreso, it is available to you for 180 days.
To know more about our PMP training, please click here to visit our PMP page
- > Project Management Experience
Prospective project managers are also required to meet the following:
- – If you have a four-year post-secondary education
A minimum of 3 years (36 months) of unique, non-overlapping professional project management experience. Within this period, prospective candidates need to have led or directed project (s) for at least 4500 hours
- – A secondary degree (School Leaving Certificate)
Individuals in this category need a minimum of 5 years (60 months) of non-overlapping professional experience in project management. Within this period, you will need to have led or directed the project for at least 7500 Hours.
Eligibility for the CAPM is based on the following requirements
- > A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
- > 1,500 hours of project experience
- > 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Harrybaker training will provide you with this requirement.
Step 5: Optional Information- this is not a required field, however, you can fill it, if you so desire.
Step 6: Certificate: Enter the exact name you want on your certificate.
Step 7: Agreement- read up the terms and conditions of your application and tick the “I Agree” box in other to further your application.
Step 8: Review and Submit: ensure you take the time to review your application, once you are okay with the information you provided, click the submit application button.
Step 9: It will take 5 to 7 working days for PMI to review all your information. PMI then contacts you on the success or otherwise of your application
Step 10: if your application is successful, you can proceed by making payment for your Computer Based testing PMP Exam or Paper-based PMP Exam. After payment is made, you can go ahead to schedule your exam. For CAPM, if your application is successful, you are required to make payment for your Online proctored exam on your PMI account, then you can schedule your exam.
NOTE: During application, your application can be approved or selected for audit. If selected for audit, you will be required to send in documentation to verify your requirements. If your audit fails, the Certification Department will address you on further actions to take on a case-by-case basis. If you choose to not complete the audit, it is considered a failed audit due to non-conformance.