CPABE Certification Pilot 2020

In 2019 IAAP assumed management of a certification program for built environment accessibility professionals from the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES). The IAAP team has spent considerable time working with accessibility subject matter experts in the built environment and with Professional Testing, a psychometric organization that facilitates IAAP existing portfolio of certification exams, to streamline the CPABE application process and prepare proctored exams for the program.

IAAP is now preparing for the pilot of the CPABE exams September 30 through to October 30, 2020. Participants would be considered early adopters and expected to already have the knowledge necessary to successfully pass the exam. Candidates for this program have a unique opportunity to take the pilot exam and, by successfully completing the exam, will not only earn the certification but help shape the program and provide additional validity of the credential. The pilot exam is offered at a 50% discount of the list price and retake at no charge within one year of the pilot.  Links to further details and to register your place in the pilot are included in the following Requirements section.

Pilot Exam Requirements

The pilot will be carried out as an online proctored exam for all participants. The following must be complete/in place to participate: Should you have any questions on the CPABE Pilot Exam and your participation please do not hesitate to contact IAAP’s Program Manager or Certification Manager.

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