Who is it for?

  • All professionals and organisations involved in delivering value to customers through the delivery, development, operation and / or promotion of services. VeriSM™ is designed to introduce fundamental new service management skills and knowledge to enable individuals to participate in a service organisation to deliver value to the consumer. 
  • VeriSM™ Essentials is especially designed for new entrants looking to develop a service management career. Successful candidates will subsequently be able to take the VeriSM™ Plus Certificate, which together with Essentials will give full equivalency to the VeriSM™ Foundation Certificate.

Entry requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this certification. 

What will I learn?

  • VeriSM™ is a service management approach that helps service providers to create a flexible operating model to meet desired business outcomes. It describes how an organisation can define its service management principles and then use organisational capabilities, emerging technologies and a combination of management practices to deliver value.

 

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)

How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last one day.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you're self-motivated and already know something about service management.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of seven hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £144 (£120 + VAT)

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What format is the exam?

  • 30 minutes ‘closed book’ with 20 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (13/20)

Download specimen paper (PDF)

What's next?

Plus level certifications

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.