Our New Qualifications - 5 Things You Need To Know


Your previously completed exams will transfer automatically

Any successfully completed units in the previous syllabus will be transferred over to new qualification equivalents called modules.

Unit - Module

Each module can be worth 3, 6 or 12 credits. Credits help quantify study time and exam hours needed to complete your qualification.

A module = 3, 6 or 12 credits


Finding your next exam on the new syllabus is easy


We’ve created a fast online tool to help you transfer to the new qualifications and find your next step...


From a list, simply tick each exam you have already completed from the previous syllabus...

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You will then be shown modules from the new syllabus to continue your progress


Our study resources have been completely revamped

To make your studies more flexible, you can now access eBooks and interactive eLearning to complement your text books and test your learning.

Some of our approved study centres will provide your study resources, check with them first before you buy. However, If you are self-studying, you can find all the resources you will need to support your study below.


Our exams are now computer-based

We have Introduced computer-based exams (CBE) to make exams more accessible, get your results faster and give you more opportunities to succeed. Find out how the new exams work in this short video:


You can find, plan and book your exams in good time

If you are registered with a study centre, your exam bookings are taken care of. If you are self-studying you can now find dates, costs, nearest exam centres and book your exam all online. Here is a quick video to show you how:

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Step 1

Find your nearest exam centre


Step 2

Get key dates and exam fees


Step 3

Book and pay for your exam online

Obiageli Olubunmi-Davies

Obiageli Olubunmi-Davies, Chartered MCIPS

“For anyone considering starting their CIPS qualifications journey I would say start now, this is the best thing you can do for your career”.

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