Certification Programme

Consepsys is the internationally recognised certification body for Document Control Professionals.


Our certification programme has been adopted by 750+ companies and organisations (Client References):

  • from 105+ countries on all continents
  • 65+ activity sectors & industries
  • 22 timezones

There are two different levels of certification:

  • Level 1: Certified Document Controller
    • Theory examination
    • and Practical examination
  • Level 2: Certified Lead Document Controller (level 1 is a prerequisite to level 2)
    • Pre-requisite: pass mark at Level 1 
    • and Practical examination
    • and Technical authority examination

How to become a Certified Professional?


To become a Certified Document Controller you must:

  1. Attend the Course: Certified Document Controller and
  2. Obtain a pass mark for the Level 1 examination


To become a Certified Lead Document Controller you must:  

  1. Attend the Course: Certified Document Controller and
  2. Obtain a pass mark for the Level 1 examination and
  3. Attend the Course: Certified Lead Document Controller and
  4. Obtain a pass mark for the Level 2 examination

Examination Fee


The examination fee is separate from the course fee (for 2024 sessions onwards)


Each individual exam sitting costs:





£ 220

€ 240




  • An Examination Pass Certificate is awarded to participants who obtain a pass mark at the examination
  • The certification is valid for 5 years
  • After 5 years, participants must re-certify

Examination Format

The Certification Examination is done via our cutting-edge online examination environment, which integrates a high level of security in order to guarantee integrity and validity.

  • When you attend the course before your examination, we will provide you with a comprehensive tutorial on how the exam platform works
  • You will need specific equipment for your examination, such as a computer with a high-speed internet connection, a webcam (internal or external), and a smartphone with a camera. A comprehensive list of requirements will be provided to each exam participant.

How to get started?

The first step on your certification journey is to attend the course "Certified Document Controller"