Candidate Check-In and Exam Procedures
- Before the candidate takes up the certification exam, the candidate’s identity with at least one form of valid identification document containing both a photograph and the candidate’s signature.
- The candidate’s ID must match the registered account information on the Validation Screen prior to launching of the exam.
- The ATPs’ must not allow recording or electronic devices in the testing area. Such devices include: paper, pens, pencils, cameras, computers, or cell phones. Additional candidate’s property, such as books or bags, should be stored outside the testing environment or remain inaccessible during the exam.
- The candidate may seek permission to take a break during testing based on request. However, the candidate must be informed that the testing clock cannot be stopped during the break. Candidates must not be permitted to conduct activities during a break that may compromise exam security - including use of a telephone and/or communicating with other candidates.
- The candidate is expected to have read and accepted the terms of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) prior to the commencement of the exam.
- The candidate must not remove/delete any exam related content from the testing area and must NOT reproduce the exam content outside of the testing area.
- The candidates found to have violated any of the Testing Centre rules may lose any existing certifications and become permanently ineligible for additional certifications.
: If the computer on which a candidate is taking the exam may stop responding, or produce an error condition in which continuation of the exam would not be possible, they must notify the ATPs or the administrator immediately to restart the exam. When the computer is restarted and/or the error condition resolved, the candidate will choose the "In-Progress" exam, which on most exams will return them to the point at which the interruption occurred. On applicable exams, the software will retain the exam progress and time remaining up to the point of termination, as long as the exam is resumed on the same computer in which it was started.