CEPSCI Exams and Retests

Important Exam 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

Online Exams 

Exam access will begin promptly at 1:00 PM. Each registered participant will have two (2) hours to complete the exam.

Use of a Mobile Phone at any time during the exam will result in a score of zero (0).  

Items for the Exam:

  • Exam access directions
  • Canvas username and password
  • Valid State Driver's License or other government issued ID
  • Pen or pencil with scrap paper
  • Calculator (not Mobile phone)
  • Hand lens or magnifying glass (optional)

Complete the Following Before the Exam:

  • Check system requirement (see below)
  • Login to Canvas
  • Read through exam access directions
  • Watch the exam access video
  • Complete practice exam in Canvas

 System and Hardware Requirements for Online Classes and Testing:

  • Operating System - Windows 8, 8.1 and 10; MAC 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15
  • Connection - 300kb/s upload speed, satellite and dial up connections are not supported
  • 213 MB of storage for testing software
  • Webcam
  • Microphone or headphone with microphone
  • Tablets, hybrid devices and mobile phones are not supported

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.


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

Contact us for further information.

Retest Schedule

Online Retests

Jun 24, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 26, 2021

Online SCDOT Retest

Jun 25, 2021

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