Certification

 

CPPO/CPPB

The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs.

The CPPO and CPPB programs are the most highly regarded and well-respected certifications among procurement professionals and their employers in the public sector.  Review the information below for resources on how to apply for testing and certification.

Guide to Applying for Testing and Certification

New Certification Exams for October 2021

The UPPCC has announced a new examination for both the Certified Public Procurement Officer® (CPPO®) and Certified Professional Public Buyer® (CPPB®) effective with the October 18 – 30, 2021, examination window.

2021 UPPCC BoK-C: CPPO 

2021 UPPCC BoK-C: CPPB

 

NIGP-CPP

The NIGP-CPP is quickly becoming the certification to get if you’re a mid to executive level leader in public procurement.

NIGP-CPP Certification Handbook

NIGP-CPP Complements the CPPO and CPPB.  Click here to determine the differences in certification.

How to Apply for the NIGP-CPP Comprehensive Exam