Certification Exam Content Manuals
Prepare for the APICS CPIM, CSCP or CLTD exams with exam content manuals (ECM)
The APICS Exam Content Manuals are strongly recommended for APICS certification exam preparation.
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Anyone can access previews of the Exam Content Manual. Download the ECM Previews for free below:
NEW CPIM Version 6.0 Part 1 and Part 2 ECM Previews
Each of the CPIM ECM preview documents listed below contain a table that identifies the main topics covered in the exams. The percentages given in the table can be used as a guideline for study purposes. The complete CPIM ECM provides a content outline with more in-depth detail as to the content of the CPIM exams along with key terminology, question format, sample questions, and bibliography for each module.
Legacy CPIM 5 module ECM Version 5.0 previews
CSCP ECM Preview
The CSCP ECM contains three content areas that have been designed for the CSCP credential. The relative importance of these topics will vary among industries, but the figures contained in the preview show the percentage designated for each section on the exam.
Version 4.0 (2016):
CLTD ECM Preview
The CLTD ECM contains eight content areas that have been designed for the CLTD credential. The relative importance of these topics will vary among industries, but the figures contained in the preview show the percentage designated for each section on the exam.