APICS Credential Programs

APICS Credential Programs

Note

All candidates are required to log in to the APICS website and complete the Authorization to Test (ATT) Request Form. An ATT is required in order to schedule an exam with Pearson VUE. After payment is applied, candidates will receive an ATT confirmation email from APICS with scheduling instructions and other exam-related information. ATTs cannot be extended and candidates must test within the validity period of their ATT. More information can be found in the APICS Exam Handbook.

APICS is recognized as the premier provider of research, education and certification programs focused on supply chain, operations management, and logistics.

Credentials

Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

With over 1,100 certified professionals since 2016 and growing, the APICS CLTD program is the premier logistics educational and certification program that provides a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for logistics best practices for professionals in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. By earning the APICS CLTD designation, you demonstrate that you have mastered the APICS logistics body of knowledge and that you are committed to the logistics profession.

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

With over 108,000 certified professionals, the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control. The CPIM designation is awarded to those individuals who successfully complete the exams, demonstrating competency in production and inventory management.

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is recognized worldwide as the premier supply chain management educational and certification program. The APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of operations, extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire end-to-end supply chain— from supplier, through the company, to the end consumer. Over 24,000 professionals have earned the CSCP since its launch in 2006.

SCOR Professional (SCOR-P)

The APICS SCOR-P designation is awarded to those individuals who have successfully completed an examination that demonstrates mastery of the SCOR model, which enables them to effectively apply techniques for managing and measuring the performance of an organizations global supply chain.

Test Registration & Scheduling Information

Registration

To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process on the APICS website.

Scheduling

Once you have registered to take a test, you may immediately schedule your test appointment online in your My APICS account 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email listing your confirmed test date and testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center. Please check this information carefully for any errors.

Directions for purchasing and scheduling. Testing policies and procedures can be found in the APICS Exam Handbook.

Rescheduling an exam

Candidates who need to reschedule their exam appointment can make modifications directly in their My APICS account or by calling Pearson VUE direct (additional fees apply). There is a non-refundable USD $45 rescheduling fee. Candidates must reschedule at least 24 hours prior to their exam appointment. Reschedule requests received less than 24 hours before the scheduled exam appointment will not be accepted, and if the candidate does not test, the candidate forfeits the exam fees. Candidates must reschedule the examination through their My APICS account or by contacting Pearson VUE directly. APICS cannot accept cancellation/reschedule requests by email or online chat. Rescheduling your exam does not extend your ATT validity period and you must still test before your ATT expiration date.

To reschedule your appointment online, visit the APICS website at apics.org/myapics and log in to your MY APICS account. Then scroll down to the “My APICS Certifications” section. Under “Exam Authorizations and Credits”, click on the “Reschedule” link next to the examination you would like to reschedule. This will direct you to the Pearson VUE scheduling system where you can choose a new examination date.

Emergencies and Additional Information

Exam fees are forfeited for no-shows. Exceptions may be made for medical or other emergencies. If candidates miss the exam due to an emergency, they must contact Pearson VUE within 10 business days after the exam date. Pearson VUE contact information can be found at Pearson VUE customer service. Candidates must submit written documentation to Pearson VUE in order to have their request reviewed. Only authorized emergencies will be considered. Additional information regarding all APICS examinations can be found by visiting the APICS Exam Handbook.

A service fee of $10 will be applied to all reservations or reschedules completed by the Pearson VUE call center. This fee will be in addition to the $45 reschedule fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain an Authorization to Test (ATT)?

What if I need to reschedule an APICS exam?

What if I did not give 24-hour notice to Pearson VUE but need to cancel my exam?

How do I provide feedback on my testing experience?

Last updated 2018-05-15