Examination Application and Scheduling
Exam Application and Notification Process
All interested certification candidates must apply with APSE during the application window. The application will include eligibility information and request payment.
|Testing Window||Application Window|
|December 3-9, 2018||October 29-November 26, 2018|
|February 4-10, 2019||December 31st, 2018-January 28th, 2019|
|April 1-7, 2019||February 25-March 25, 2019|
|June 3-9, 2019||April 29-May 27th, 2019|
|August 5-11, 2019||July 1-29, 2019|
|October 7-13, 2019||September 2-30, 2019|
|December 2-8, 2019||October 28-November 25, 2019|
The testing windows are the dates during which the exams are administered. The application deadline dates are the dates during which candidates can register for the exam. You must apply for the desired testing window during the corresponding application window.
Once your application has been submitted, the review timeline is followed. See below for more information.
|Application Submitted||Immediately after submission||Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email to your professional email address listed on the application. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please let us know.|
|Initial Review by ESPCC for Eligibility||Each application is reviewed for eligibility within 3 business days.||You will receive notice of your eligibility via email within 3 business days of successful application submission.|
|Receive "Pending" Notice via email||Follow-up required by the application deadline||Please visit this page for more information.|
|Receive "Approved" Notice via email||Within 3 business days of submission, or additional documentation provided.||If approved*, candidates will receive a scheduling email from testing vendor PSI within 3 business days of approval. This email will include all scheduling links and instructions. When registering, pick the location, day, and time most convenient for you. Available times are limited at each testing center.
If you have been approved by the ESPCC but have not received the scheduling email or if the name on the scheduling email does not exactly match the name on your government-issued identification, contact us at email@example.com.
Registration for an exam session is open to all employment support professionals who meet the eligibility criteria.
*Approved candidates are those who meet the eligibility requirements, complete the candidate application, and pay the $199 examination fee by the application deadline.
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