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Core Certificates


The Pathways certificates program offers a learning and recognition structure to help you build depth and breadth of learning, visually showing your advancement and professional growth.

You can choose to develop a broad understanding of procurement or to dive deeper for mastery over a specific subject matter. With the different certificate options, you are in control of your career learning path.



Individual competencies form the foundation of the certificates program and offer bite-sized learning in specific subject areas of procurement. You receive a competency badge after completing and passing the assessment of any of the 33 competency modules.

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Core Certificates let you enhance your workplace performance with more focused learning across an array of related competencies. You receive a Core Certificate once you complete a select number of pre-bundled competencies and pass the assessment.

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Designations let you take your career to new heights while showing mastery of a comprehensive set of competencies aligned to a specific job role or function. They form the third part of the certificates program and are designed to show breadth and depth of learning across a wider set of competencies.

The first Pathways designation being offered is the Designated Public Procurement Associate which you get automatically if you complete these three Core Certificates:

This designation has started my Public Procurement journey on the right foot.

Caitlyn Tracy, Loudoun County Public Schools, VA