CEPSCI Exams and Retests

Important Information

When you register for any initial certification class, you are automatically registered for the exam the following day.  Therefore, separate exam registration is not necessary.

Click on the link below for exam instructions and the practice exam

Exam Primer

Exam Primer with Answers


If you are taking the exam again as a result of an unsatisfactory grade, please register by clicking the link provided to the right.  A $35.00 fee will apply for re-test.

Make-up Exam

If you need to make-up the exam due to a conflict with a previously scheduled exam, and you have completed the course, please contact us.

Exam Check-in

On site check-in is 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m..  All participants must be seated prior to 8:45 a.m..  Late arrivals after 8:45am will not be admitted.  Exam will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m..

Items to bring to the exam:

    • Number 2 Pencil
    • Valid State Driver's License or other government issued ID
    • Small Calculator
    • Hand lens (magnifying glass)

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 for further information.

The following dates are associated with Initial Certification Classes and are not open for Retesting

Exams are held in Columbia at the River Center  

Saluda Shoals Park
5605 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 

June 29, 2018
July 26, 2018
August 30, 2018
September 27, 2018
October 25, 2018
November 29, 2018


Retest Schedule

Retests are held in Columbia at the River Center 

Saluda Shoals Park
5605 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC

June 15, 2018
August 17, 2018
October 19, 2018
December 14, 2018

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