Certification

2020 COVID-19 Update:
IAAP's primary interest is the health, well-being, and safety of our accessibility community around the world. We are happy to work with you on your current certification application or exam reservations. 

  • If you would like to change your certification exam to a later exam schedule, we are happy to move your application or paid exam.
  • As a precaution we do not suggest Kryterion Test Centers as an option for May and possibly June/July exam schedules.
  • We have adapted our Krtyerion Online Remote proctoring to allow any installed web camera.
  • We have the ability to adapt our Privately Proctored exams to be home-based and adapt proctor requirements during COVID-19.


IAAP Certifications are indicators of your commitment to the accessibility profession, industry, and community.

Please follow this Certification Guide to obtaining your IAAP credentials:

  1. Determine if you are ready to take the exam
  2. Decide where and how you will take your exam
    • Kryterion Online Remote Proctoring & Kryterion Test Centers (due to COVID-19 we are temporarily removing test centers as an option)
    • Privately Proctored Exams
    • Hosted Exams
    • Accommodations and Accessibility
  3. Apply for the exam
    • IAAP offers six exams schedules each calendar year for CPACC & WAS
    • Choose a date that works for your schedule and includes six to eight weeks to study and prepare
    • Explore the 2020 exam schedules
    • Review the open applications
    • Learn about what is on an IAAP CPACC & WAS exam application
  4. Pay for the exam
    • Exam pricing
    • Exam discounts
    • Payment options
  5. Prepare for the exam
  6. Take the exam
    • Exams are two-hours and include multiple-choice questions
  7. About IAAP Certification Exam development & results
    • Learn more about exam results
    • Exam results are emailed four (4) to six (6) weeks from the close of each exam schedule
  8. Share your credentials
    • Become part of the IAAP Certified Professional Directory (opt in on application)
    • Add your credential to your social media, web, and email (instructions will be emailed after test results)
    • Provide your postal address to receive a printed letter of support and certificate
  9. Maintain your certification

Additional Certification Questions

Contact:  Samantha Evans, MBA
Certification Manger
sam.evans@accessibilityassociation.org

OR

+1-678-426-7645 (Office)
certification@accessibilityassociation.org
   

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