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Frequently Asked Questions

Tips for Candidates
  1. Read the Candidate Handbook and Outlines provided by ABRET
  2. Study (consider how you learn, write a study plan, set goals)
  3. Look to professional organizations for educational materials and resources
  4. Check the ABRET website periodically for updates and new information
  5. Read and review. Do not rely on Practice Exams and Review Questions as your primary study tools

Exam Candidates:
ABRET randomly audits applications and contacts the supervisor and/or the person who signed the documentation form to verify information. An audit is not the time to correct errors or change information. If an application is rejected, the candidate will be notified directly.

Click here to view a demonstration of the testing software at PSI.

Instructions for obtaining exam materials can be found on the Applications page of this website. To avoid delays, please use the handbook and application for the current year.

ABRET provides an outline of content and reference list for all exams within the handbooks for candidates.

After three unsuccessful attempts the candidate must wait 6 months before reapplying and submit 30 additional credential-specific credits. 

Once earned, credentials may be verified on the ABRET website. ABRET does not release pass or fail information to third parties.

ABRET does not grandfather. All candidates must meet the same requirements and successfully pass the examination in order to earn an ABRET credential.

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