Registration Benefits and Application
Professional registration under the ASCI Professional Accreditation Scheme provides independent and objective recognition of your work experience, skills, and qualifications, meeting the standards required to join the global community of professional registrants in the supply chain domain.
There are several benefits associated with professional registration:
You will be recognised in your professional environment.
Professional registration publicly acknowledges your experience, skills, and other qualifications. It captures relevant on-the-job experience and captures your level of competence as a registrant. Registration also demonstrates your commitment to integrity, your regard for public interest and your responsibility for others.
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You can reflect on your achievements with pride.
What do you do day-to-day that few others can?
Applying for professional registration supports and encourages you to acknowledge and celebrate what you have achieved in your career so far. Registration recognises what you do daily – a process that encourages you to build your confidence as a practitioner.
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You will demonstrate your commitment to ethical standards.
Registration tells others you are committed to consistently working to high ethical standards and provides them with trust and confidence in you as a professional.
By becoming registered, professional registrants agree to be bound by ASCI’s Ethics Management Program and the associated code of professional conduct.
Find out more about the ASCI Ethics Management Program.
You will be that special person who stands out.
Registration is a clear mark of quality and competence that is sought after by employers as it commits you to standards of integrity and professional development that help them effectively manage risk.
Find out more about Continued Professional Development (CPD).
You will become a leader within your field.
Being professionally registered is a mark of excellence. Each of ASCI’s registration levels reflects progressive stages in your career as a professional, encouraging you to work towards achieving enhanced professionalism, technical and management skills, and knowledge.
Meet other registered professionals and read about what they think the benefits of professional registration are.
Find out more about serving on one of the Community Councils
Join a growing community of supply chain registrants.
ASCI registrants are spread across many industry sectors but are all committed to professional excellence. When you become registered, you become part of a community of registered professionals.
ASCI-registered practitioners are also eligible to serve as Community Council Members. The Community Councils are primarily responsible for leading the communities, overseeing the integrity of the registration process, quality assurance of CPD offerings and the like.
Find out more about the ASCI Knowledge Communities.
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* Registration as Specialist will be available in 2025
Registrants have full ASCI member voting rights, can join the leadership of the ASCI Professional Communities and can be nominated as Directors on the ASCI Board.
To become an ASCI Registered Associate or Practitioner, you will have to apply for a registration eligibility assessment in the stream of registration that you want to pursue.
Registration as an Associate or Practitioner
Subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and in the case of registration as a practitioner, after successful completion of the practice interview, you can apply for formal registration as an Associate or a Practitioner. You may apply up to six months after completing your practice interview.
Once your application for registration as ASCI Associate or Practitioner has been approved, you will be granted formal registrationunderw the ASCI Professional Registration Scheme and issued a Certificate of Registration.
Maintenance of, and future Renewal of Registration
All registrants must maintain their registration through the ASCI Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program, which requires registrants to participate in activities that assist in maintaining and improving competence in their profession, as determined by ASCI. The requirement in this regard is 25 CPD points per year. When you apply for renewal of your registration in three years, you will have to submit evidence of 75 CPD points over the three years before you apply for renewal.
Renewing registration, in all cases, requires 60% or 15 CPD points per year to have been obtained in your stream of registration.
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