CSCP Exam Preparation

To help prepare you for the CSCP exam, APICS has developed the CSCP Learning System. Based on the CSCP body of knowledge, the learning system is a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program. It combines print materials with interactive online tools to deliver a customized learning experience.

Comprehensive Print Materials

  • Five books with approximately 1,000 pages of content

  • Progress check questions at the end of each section

  • Organized information from more than 150 references

Interactive Web-Based Components


  • Pretest to determine your strengths and weaknesses and help you create a customized study plan based on your individual needs

  • Timed section-specific tests offer immediate feedback, answer rationales, and reference the relevant sections in the text so you can review problem areas

  • Timed post-test to determine your progress.

  • Progress report revealing the web-based tools you’ve completed to date and how well you have mastered the material

  • E-flashcards with relevant terms and definitions, and an online glossary for quick reference

  • Practice test bank of more than 900 multiple-choice questions

  • Access to the Resource Center, including a complimentary electronic download of the 2012 ECM, additional study resources, and test-taking tips

  • Earn a certificate of Achievement by scoring 80% or higher on the post-test

2013 APICS CSCP CBT Exam Dates and Deadlines


 Exam window

 Reservations open


NEWLY ADDED:                                                   September 21–October 26, 2013

August 18, 2013


 November 30, 2013–January 11, 2014

October 27, 2013



NOTE: Reschedules are not permitted within two business days of the exam, and any cancellations within two business days of the exam result in forfeiture of fees.

The following fees apply to APICS CSCP Computer-Based Testing with Pearson VUE:

  • Scheduling an exam by phone—$10

  • Reschedules can only be applied within the same testing window

  • Rescheduling an exam more than 24 hours before the scheduled date—$15

  • Rescheduling for a different exam window is considered a cancellation

  • Cancelling an exam more than 24 hours before the scheduled date—$200

The APICS CSCP Learning Systems

Self-Directed Learning Option – Prepare for the APICS CSCP exam at your own pace by using a combination of print and online resources.

Instructor-Led Learning Options – Get the one-on-one attention and intensity of instructor-led APICS CSCP course, offered by the APICS San Diego Chapter.

View an outline of the APICS CSCP Exam

Try a free demo of the CSCP Learning System today.