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Certification, Licensure & Credentialing Exams
The Testing Center has over 2,000 exams and assessments representing virtually all industry sectors’ certification and credentialing professional needs. The exam portfolio is grouped by “Industry Sector or Profession” links and identified on the following pages. These exams are all taken at the Community and Professional Testing Center.
Candidate registration is done directly through a specific Test Vendor’s website or contact information provided. The candidate may review certification and test descriptions at the test vendor’s website. Some candidate registrations are done at the Testing Center where identified.
Test Vendor Directory
Below is the list of Test Vendors’ specific candidate registration/test information contact protocol. Refer to these when reviewing the specific certification exam you want to take.
Castle Worldwide: Candidate registration is by calling 1-919-572-6880. Test Center site ID is 287255. Certification exam descriptions are at www.castleworldwide.com.
Certiport: Visit www.certiport.com, sets up an account/profile and purchases a voucher for any certification exam. To schedule an appointment and pay your proctor fee, please visit www.registerblast.com/cscc/exam.
Comira: Candidate registers by calling 1-800-947-4228. Certification test descriptions are viewed at www.comiratesting.com.
HVAC/ESCO Group: To schedule an appointment and pay your proctor fee, please visit www.registerblast.com/cscc/exam.
International Computer Driving License (ICDL): Candidate registers by calling the Testing Center at 614-287-5750. For more information, please visit icdlusa.org
Kryterion: Candidate registration is through the governing body website (if provided); or at www.kryteriononline.com or call 1-800-403-6199.
LaserGrade: To schedule an appointment and pay your proctor fee, please visit www.registerblast.com/cscc/exam. For more information on the FAA Exams, visit www.faa.gov. Columbus State students completing the Aviation Maintenance program are eligible to receive a $10 discount per FAA Exam when registering and paying for the exam at the Testing Center.
Candidates interested in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exams must first contact the FCC for approval at: FCC Consumer Assistance, 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA, 17425-7245 or call 1-800-322-1117 or visit www.fcc.gov/web. Once approved, contact LaserGrade to register and schedule the exam. Site Code: LAS43201
National Healthcareer Association (NHA): Candidate Registration is at www.nhanow.com.
Eligibility: Candidates must Pre-Register with NHA for approval to take the Certification Exams, including the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) exam, at www.nhanow.com or call 1-800-499-9092. Once approved, contact PSI to schedule the exam at 1-800-211-2754.
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP): Candidate registration is through the Testing Center at 614-287-5750. Visit www.nabcep.org for more information on the exams.
Pearson VUE: Candidate registration and certification exam descriptions are at www.pearsonvue.com.
PSI: Candidate registration is at www.psiexams.com or at 1-800-211-2754. Test Center Site ID is 5663. Certification exam descriptions are at www.psionline.com.
Candidates must pre-register with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) for approval to take the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam at www.nasm.org or call 1-800-460-6276. Once approved, contact PSI to schedule the exam at 1-800-211-2754.
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