Host an Exam at your Facility

Hosting an exam at your facility is easy and a great way to show your support of your local accessibility community.  By opening up your facility to accessibility professionals within your organization and surrounding community, you are showcasing your commitment to accessibility for all and advancing the skills and expertise of accessibility professionals.

There are five IAAP certification exams currently being offered:

Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC)
Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS)
Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments (CPABE) Level I - Associate
Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments (CPABE) Level II - Advanced
Accessible Document Specialist (ADS)


Hosting Requirements

To host, you need to provide appropriate space for the exam, reliable internet connectivity, and identify someone who can be a proctor (proctor requirements below) that will maintain the integrity of the exam and monitor the candidates in the testing environment.

A complete list of requirements as well as IAAP responsibilities can be found on our  
How to host an IAAP certification exam at your organization

Proctor Requirements

  • Currently CPACC, WAS, CPWA, CPABE or ADS certified (holding the certification for the exam they plan to proctor)
    • OR
      • Sign a waiver agreeing not to sit for the exam they are proctoring for a minimum of one (1) year from the exam date
  • May not be a direct supervisor, report, or family member for any individual sitting for the examination
  • Complete IAAP provided proctor training (approximately ten minutes) by reading and reviewing the IAAP Exam Proctor Guide
  • Complete provided Proctor Agreement Form attesting to these terms and conditions
If you are interested in hosting an exam at your facility, please send an email to the IAAP Certification Team.

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