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

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
  • Calculator
  • Hand lens (magnifying glass)

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

Retests are held at the River Center in Columbia

December 5, 2019

March 6, 2020
April 17, 2020
June 26, 2020
July 30, 2020
August 27, 2020
October 1, 2020
October 29, 2020
December 3, 2020

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