APMP Certification Programme

The 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 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

  • The penultimate of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s Day 4 of National Apprenticeship Week, and today we hear from Vicky Coleman, a Proposal Manager within NG Bailey’s Engineering Services division.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Meet Vicky

  • The third of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and an anticipation of the launch of the APMP UK Chapter’s first Bid and Proposal Coordinator Apprenticeship later in 2017, this week we are sharing insights from individuals and businesses who have already taken part in a similar scheme in the bid industry.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: The Employers Perspective

  • The second of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s Day 2 of National Apprenticeship Week, and in line with this year’s theme “Ladder of opportunity”, we caught up with Charlotte Rees, a Bid Manager at NG Bailey, to hear about the opportunities which have opened up as a result of her completing a Bid & Proposal Apprenticeship.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Meet Charlotte

  • 1 of 5 articles this week

    It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and what better week to update our APMP UK Members with the progress being made with the development of a brand-new Bid and Proposal Coordinator Apprenticeship.

    Happy National Apprenticeship Week 2017 from APMP UK