Are the exam questions multiple choice, essay style or both?
All questions are multiple choice. Professional level exams may include a number of multiple choice questions based on case studies.
Do I need to go through training to sit for an exam?
Apart from the Foundation level, all levels of the PEOPLECERT Professional Certifications in Management Systems scheme require completion of an accredited training course.
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How long is the exam?
The Foundation exam duration is 60 minutes (with an extra 15 min. allowance for non-native English speakers).
The Professional exam duration is 90 minutes (with an extra 30 min. allowance for non-native English speakers).
The Auditor and Consultant exam duration is 60 minutes (with an extra 15 min. allowance for non-native English speakers).
The Personal Attribute Assessment Test duration is 35 minutes.
Do I need to renew my certification? If so, how often?
Foundation certification does not need to be renewed.
Professional certification does not need to be renewed, unless you are applying for Consultant or Auditor certification and your Professional certificate is more than 3 years old.
Auditor and Consultant certification is subject to annual surveillance and renewal every 3 years. For detailed information please refer to the Candidate Certification Guide.