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Computer Professional Examination (CPE)
The Computer Professional Examination (CPE) is designed with the aim of developing and nurturing the potentials of Nigerian youths and adults alike that are interested in making a career out of Information Technology.
The examination has different entry points, depending on the candidate&rsquos background. Candidates with less than five ordinary level credits have their entry points, from which they can gradually move up, while those with five credits and higher qualifications also have their entry points too.
The examination has been structured such that candidates who want to exit from the examination at any stage or level, for whatever reason, can do so and still have a certificate to show for the skill and knowledge acquired.  Every stage or level of the examination has a corresponding recognition approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Graduates of the examination are expected to be industry-ready and employable, and will enjoy similar status and benefits like graduates of other professional bodies like ICAN, CIBN, COREN etc.
The examination will also enable candidates from accredited Computer Training Institutions spread all over the country have the opportunity of regularizing the value of the qualifications from these schools. This examination is a litmus test for the quality of training from such schools. The examination is an opportunity to acquire qualifications from a nationally-recognized professional body.