A.P.P. Original Lifetime Accreditation Requirements

In addition to the original accreditation requirements, those applying for Original Lifetime Accreditation must document at least 18 years of full-time professional (non-clerical, non-support) purchasing and supply management experience.

All candidates must submit a completed application for accreditation.

* Modules 1 and 2 of the new A.P.P exam (introduced 1/1/01) may be substituted for Modules 1 and 2 of the updated C.P.M. exam (introduced 1/1/01) and vice versa.

Note: For Information on how modules passed prior to January 1,2001, can be combined with modules of the updates A.P.P. exam to meet the examination requirement for the A.P.P., please refer to the A.P.P. transition chart.