V . CANDIDATE INFORMATION HANDBOOK [CIB]

  • A. Is a complete CIB available to all candidates?
  • B. Are the candidates informed of the scoring procedures which will be used?
  • C. Does the CIB contain the following items?
  • 1. An introduction that discusses the goals and objectives of the organization?
  • 2. Language about the responsibilities of the organization in terms of certification,
  • 3. Definition of the scope of certification in terms of the practice of those certified,
  • 4. The eligibility criteria,
  • 5. General information discussing how the examination was developed,
  • 6. Examples of format and content within the examination (e.g. specifications, sample items),
  • 7. Discussion about what items should be brought to the examination (e.g. ID, etc.),
  • 8. Basic rules of the examination administration,
  • 9. Information about the testing centers and site,
  • 10. Confidentiality agreement,
  • 11. Application form,
  • 12. Outline of basic policies (e.g. release of scores)
  • 13. Deadline dates,
  • 14. Fee schedule,
  • 15. Continuing education requirements.