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THE CREDENTIAL APPLICATION PROCESS:

Select the RELEVANT CERTIFICATION Level from the CAREER PATH MATRIX below.

Each "box" in the matrix has a Competency Certification - we have seniority levels and specialism streams so that you can DEMONSTRATE your COMPETENCY, KNOWLEDGE and CAPABILITY in respect to your REAL-WORLD JOB ROLE.

You can also join as a NON-CERTIFIED if you wish too, so why not review our Guild Membership & Members

THE CAREER PATH MATRIX:

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THE CAPABILITY EXPECTATIONS:

FELLOWas a MENTORLEADER and ROLE MODEL
EXPERT as a SUPERVISOR or MANAGER and MENTOR
ADVANCEDto ANALYZEEVALUATE & CREATE relevant facts, concepts, procedures & critical thinking knowledge
COMPETENTto APPLY and ANALYZE relevant facts, concepts, procedures and critical thinking knowledge
PREPARATORYto REMEMBER & UNDERSTAND relevant facts, concepts, procedures & critical thinking knowledge

THE KNOWLEDGE EXPECTATIONS:

Joining the Guild enables the candidate amongst other things, to have a version of the GPC CaR which is updated as necessary by the Guild -the CaR not only gives a reference which contains all the information required to pass the exam and can be referenced during the exam it also provides a reference for the member throughout their working life in Project Controls whatever their level of competency.  

Explore FELLOW Level Certification

Explore FELLOW Level Certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • An Experience Profile to show ~ 15 years of work relevant the the Credential (i.e. about 35,000 hours) with a minimum of ~7 years (14,000 hours) in a managerial, leadership or academic position
  • .  Project Controls (as opposed to Planning or Cost or Claims) applicants will need to demonstrate an appropriate spread of work experience across all Tracks.
  • A relevant PhD will reduce this by 10,000 hours, Masters by 6,000 hours, 4 year Degree by 2,000 hours, or 2 year Degree by 1,000 hours.

CERTIFICATION METHODOLOGY

The submittal and acceptance of the following deliverables: 

  • 1 x Experience Profile
  • 6 x Library Articles (view current library)
  • x 360 Degree References - 3 x Peer, 3 x Supervisor and 3 x Client  (download MS Word template)
  • The preparation for and passing of a computer based exam, consisting of case study questions, requiring short and long essay type answers relating to the Compendium Modules shown below.  The exam portion is designed to validate & assess your ability as a MENTOR, LEADER and GLOBAL ROLE MODEL.
  • To participate in a video teleconference or face to face interview by 3 trained Guild Assessors
PLANNING &
SCHEDULING (ALPS)
COST
MANAGEMENT (ALCM)
FORENSIC
ANALYSIS (ALFA)
PROJECT
CONTROLS (ALPC)
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Explore EXPERT Level Certification

Explore EXPERT Level Certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • An Experience Profile to show ~ 8 years of work relevant the the Credential (i.e. about 16,000 hours) with a minimum of ~2 years (4,000 hours) in a supervisory or managerial position
  • .  Project Controls (as opposed to Planning or Cost or Claims) applicants will need to demonstrate an appropriate spread of work experience across all Tracks.
  • A relevant PhD will reduce this by 6,000 hours, Masters by 3,000 hours, 4 year Degree by 2,000 hours, or 2 year Degree by 1,000 hours.

CERTIFICATION METHODOLOGY

The submittal and acceptance of the following deliverables: 

  • 1 x Experience Profile
  • 5 x Library Articles (view current library)
  • x 360 Degree References - 2 x Peer, 2 x Supervisor and 2 x Client  (download MS Word template)
  • The preparation for and passing of a computer based exam, consisting of case study questions, requiring short and long essay type answers relating to the Compendium Modules shown below.  The exam portion is designed to validate & assess your ability as a SUPERVISOR or MANAGER and MENTOR while ANALYZING, EVALUATING the work of others and CREATING new processes, procedures, tools technique’s or methodologies by applying critical thinking and innovation.
  • To participate in a video teleconference or face to face interview by 2 trained Guild Assessors
PLANNING &
SCHEDULING (ALPS)
COST
MANAGEMENT (ALCM)
FORENSIC
ANALYSIS (ALFA)
PROJECT
CONTROLS (ALPC)
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Explore ADVANCED Level Certification

Explore ADVANCED Level Certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • An Experience Profile to show ~ 8 years of work relevant the the Credential (i.e. about 16,000 hours).  Project Controls (as opposed to Planning or Cost or Claims) applicants will need to demonstrate an appropriate spread of work experience across all Tracks.
  • A relevant PhD will reduce this by 6,000 hours, Masters by 3,000 hours, 4 year Degree by 2,000 hours, or 2 year Degree by 1,000 hours.

CERTIFICATION METHODOLOGY

The submittal and acceptance of the following deliverables: 

  • 1 x Experience Profile
  • 4 x Library Articles (view current library)
  • x 360 Degree References - 1 x Peer, 2 x Supervisor and 2 x Client  (download MS Word template)
  • The preparation for and passing of a computer based exam, consisting of case study questions, requiring short and long essay type answers relating to the Compendium Modules shown below.  The exam portion is designed to validate & assess your ability to ANALYZEEVALUATE CREATE relevant facts, concepts, procedures & critical thinking knowledge.
  • To participate in a video teleconference or face to face interview by 2 trained Guild Assessors
PLANNING &
SCHEDULING (ALPS)
COST
MANAGEMENT (ALCM)
FORENSIC
ANALYSIS (ALFA)
PROJECT
CONTROLS (ALPC)
04-Risk
 
 
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08-Cost
 
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Explore COMPETENT Level Certification

Explore COMPETENT Level Certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • An Experience Profile to show ~ 5 years of work relevant the the Credential (i.e. about 10,000 hours).  Project Controls (as opposed to Planning or Cost or Claims) applicants will need to demonstrate an appropriate spread of work experience across all Tracks.
  • A relevant Masters will reduce this by 3,000 hours, a 4 year Degree by 2,000, or 2 year Degree by 1,000 hours.

CERTIFICATION METHODOLOGY

The submittal and acceptance of the following deliverables: 

  • 1 x Experience Profile
  • 1 x Library Articles (view current library)
  • x 360 Degree References - 1 x Peer, 2 x Supervisor and 1 x Client  (download MS Word template)
  • 1 x Career Path Development Plan  (create a new plan or review of existing plan from Preparatory Level)
  • 1 x Computer Based Exam consisting of 4 hours and 200 questions which utilises multiple choice, fill in the blank, matching and rank ordering type questions relating to the Compendium Modules shown below.  The exam is designed to validate & assess your ability to APPLY and ANALYZE relevant facts, concepts, procedures & critical thinking knowledge and can be taken at home or at work.
  • 1 x Videoconference or face to face interview by a single trained Guild Assessor
PLANNING &
SCHEDULING (CLPS)
COST
MANAGEMENT (CLCM)
FORENSIC
ANALYSIS (CLFA)
PROJECT
CONTROLS (CLPC)
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Explore PREPARATORY Level Certification

Explore PREPARATORY Level Certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • The provision of an Experience Profile to show ~ 1 years of work relevant the the Credential (i.e. about 2,000 hours).  Project Controls (as opposed to Planning or Cost or Claims) applicants will need to demonstrate an appropriate spread of work experience across all Tracks.
  • A relevant 4 year Degree will reduce this by 1,500 hours, or 2 year Degree by 1,000 hours

CERTIFICATION METHODOLOGY

The submittal and acceptance of the following deliverables: 

  • 1 x Experience Profile
  • 0 x Library Articles  (content is voluntary at this level; view current library)
  • x 360 Degree References - 1 x Peer, 1 x Supervisor and 1 x Client  (download MS Word template)
  • 1 x Career Path Development Plan  (create a new plan)
  • 1 x Computer Based Exam consisting of 2 hours and 100 questions which utilises multiple choice, fill in the blank, matching and rank ordering type questions relating to the Compendium Modules shown below.  The exam is designed to validate & assess your ability to REMEMBER and UNDERSTAND relevant facts, concepts, procedures & critical thinking knowledge and can be taken at home or at work.  
PLANNING &
SCHEDULING (PLPS)
COST
MANAGEMENT (PLCM)
FORENSIC
ANALYSIS (PLFA)
PROJECT
CONTROLS (PLPC)
 
 
 
08-Cost
 
 
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Price Options (USD)
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Price Options (USD)
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Please ensure that you use the "Email for EXAM Login" field above to specify the email address you want to use in order to login to take your exam.

INFORMATION, TERMS & CONDITIONS - as a result of making your purchase you hereby agree to the following:

  1. When using one of the "Buy It Now" buttons you will be asked for an email address which will be used to help you login to the exam system.  You will need to login to the system in order to reserve a date and time for your exam.
  2. After loging into the exam system and before starting your exam you will need to confirm your identity to the online Proctor via your computer webcam using a Passport or similar Government / Official Photo ID Card.
  3. During your exam you will be observed by a remote invidulator / proctor to ensure that you are working alone.
  4. During the test you can use the Compendium & Reference online or in hard copy format.
  5. Your Certification will only be awarded after all of the above Certification Requirements have been met.
  6. Any questions or disputes must be made in the first instance by email via admin@guildofprojectcontrols.com