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ICITP certification program

New candidates: if you have not previously registered or tested with Pearson VUE, please select the 'Create account' button on this page to set up your web account. After agreeing to the Privacy Policy, select the option 'No' in response to the first question ('Do you know your ICITP Membership ID?') before moving onto complete the personal details section. You will then be provided with a ICITP Testing ID which will be your unique candidate ID for your profile with Pearson VUE.

Existing Candidates: Please use the 'Sign in' option on this page to enter the username and password that you set up when you created your Pearson VUE web account.


ICITP - The Institute of Chartered IT Professionals is the prestigious Information Technology Professional Body creating the IT profession in Southern African, the rest of Africa and the world at large. ICITP is dedicated to managing the IT profession, making sure that competency, recognition and professionalism is effectively promoted in Information Technology at all levels.

The objective of ICITP is to create a structured and yet vibrant environment for its members to become the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs, turning their I.T. based skills into business ideas and into actual start-up and successful ventures.

Certified and Chartered IT Professionals play important role in IT businesses all around the world. They help achieve the overall objective of the business by working as business partners rather than just an employee.

The Institute Of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) seeks to advance youth and graduates employability, entrepreneurship, and social inclusion by addressing challenges surrounding integrating graduates and young people into the employment market, highlighting innovative approaches and uses of ICTs, and providing pathways to boost self-development, knowledge, and skills.

ICITP always update its qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD program. This ensures that our members are first choice for employers who are recruiting qualified IT practitioners and trained IT business leaders. ICITP is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in Information Technology.

For more information about ICITP®, our qualifications, or memberships go to the ICITP website or email us.

Our Professional Designations

The ICT industry faces a critical shortfall of entrepreneurial and business skills and it does not have enough jobs for all of its experienced professionals. There is lack of people with entrepreneurial and strong management skills and experience in the ICT industry. The ICITP qualifications are designed to solve these problems.

The ICITP certifications aim to create specialized business orientated Information Technology Practitioner whom have the skills and knowledge to deal with management development challenges such as the management of technology, entrepreneurship, project management, the management of innovation, the management of people and the management of systems.

Information Technology Certified Professional™ (ITCP)

The ITCP™ is the entry-level qualification of ICITP, designed to create specialized practitioners in Information Technology whom are practically component and have business skills. The ITCP™ qualification is focused on practical competency and business skills. The ITCP™ syllabus covers core business skills such as information management, entrepreneurship, financial management, etc.

Passing the Information Technology Certified Professional™ (ITCP) board exam, makes you eligible for the Chartered Information Technology Professional® (CITP) upon meeting the board exam and practical competency requirements.

Chartered Information Technology Professional® (CITP)

The CITP qualification is designed to create Information Technology Practitioners with high-level managerial skills (C-level Professionals) and the ability to structure and manage a large enterprise.

The CITP syllabus covers core high-level managerial skills such as strategic management, enterprise architecture, service management, solution development, implementation, etc.

Test Preparation


Candidates can purchase prescribed books and study for the exams on their own.

ICITP Learning Partners

Ensure your training investment by selecting only authorized ICITP Training Partners. Only ICITP Authorized Learning Partners deliver the latest ICITP curriculum and authorized training relevant to the professional certification. Going through an authorized training provider ensures that you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to becoming a successful Information Technology Practitioner.

Test Registration and Scheduling

To schedule your exam you will first need to create a Pearson VUE account and follow the instructions given.

If you have previously taken an ICITP exam with Pearson VUE and/or already have a VUE web account, just sign in to your web account.

Please contact Pearson VUE customer service if you have any questions about scheduling your exam.

Important information about your exam appointment

You should arrive at the test centre at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to complete the necessary centre sign-in procedures. If you arrive more than 15 minutes later than your scheduled start time, you may not be permitted to take the exam and you will have to schedule (and pay for) a new appointment.

Please read the information in these drop-down sections so that you are familiar with all of the requirements for sitting an exam:

Last updated 2023-03-20