Professional Assessment of Competence (PAC)

PAC centre handbook

All the information centres require in relation to the CIPD PAC process, including policy guidance notes.

Exemplar materials

Example forms and reports for use by PAC centres.

Application to become a PAC centre

Documentation for completion by centres who wish to apply to offer the CIPD's PAC route.

Application to become a licensed PAC assessor/adviser/verifier

All PAC centres must complete a licence application. This document guides you through the process.

Reading lists

Recommended candidate reading and library holding lists, with a link to the CIPD's inspection copy request form.
The reading lists for PAC are the same as those for PDS.


Summary of centre charges

Provides information on centre co-coordinators and team members with our charges


PAC newsletter

Latest newsletter for PAC centres