Exams & Retests

Important Information

If you have registered for the upcoming class on November the 18th, you are automatically registered for the exam on November the 19th.  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 8:00am – 8:45am.  All participants must be seated prior to 8:45am.  Late arrivals after 8:45am will not be admitted.  Exam will begin promptly at 9:00am.

Items to bring to the exam:

  • Number 2 Pencils (at least 3)
  • Valid State Driver's License or other government issued ID
  • Small Calculator

image of CEPSCI exam cover

Exam Schedule

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

Exams are held in Columbia unless otherwise indicated  

River Center at Saluda Shoals Park
5606 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 

November 19, 2015
January 13, 2016


Retest Schedule

Retests are held in Columbia at the River Center in Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC

October 9, 2015
December 18, 2015

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