Exam Route to STEP Membership

The most common route to STEP membership is through STEP exams or accreditation of prior learning and/or experience. 

Applicants enrolled on this route work to accumulate 240 credits through completing qualifications and demonstrating relevant experience. Once the applicant has completed the route they can apply to upgrade to TEP, Full membership of STEP.

Which level of course suits you?


Certificates offer an introduction to the subject area. Gain 30 Entry Level credits. Find out more

Advanced Certificate

Advanced Certificates are aimed at experienced practitioners looking to enhance their knowledge of a specific subject area or obtain a specialist diploma. Gain 30 - 60 Diploma Level credits. Find out more


Diplomas are aimed at experienced practitioners wanting to develop and cement their knowledge of wider industry topics and gain a professional qualification recognised around the world. Gain 120 Diploma Level credits. Find out more

For further information about the Exam route to STEP membership, email pd@step.org