Exam Requirements

PRINCE2 Exams:

Please note: The PRINCE2 Exams can only be taken Online.

Windows device:

  • System Requirements:

Ensure that your computer meets the following system requirements:

  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista
  • Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)
  • Active Full-Time/Broadband internet connection of at least 4Mbps
  • 16-bit monitor (at least 15”) with screen resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Speakers and microphone (the use of headsets is not allowed)
  • Keyboard and mouse or another pointing device
  • A single web camera (embedded or external) you can rotate.
  • Exam Preparation:

Before you take the exam, you need to:

  • Have a valid photo ID with a recent photo available, such as National ID card, passport, driving license, military card, employer identification card (in English), Academic ID, as your online proctor will need to verify your ID before you begin your exam.
  • Disable any Virtualization Software such as VMware, Virtual PC, Virtual Box or Sandbox during the exam. For exam security reasons, the Exam Shield cannot run through any virtualization software. You should also close any applications that might affect the exam process, such as web browsers, chat, desktop, sharing and mail client applications.

On the day of the exam, please ensure:

  • You have your photo ID available
  • You can rotate your webcam 360 degrees
  • You are the only person in the room throughout the exam session
  • There is no background noise in the room
  • There is adequate light in the room, but no direct light towards the web camera
  • Your desk is clean, papers, books or notes are not allowed excluding the use of the applicable official manuals for open book exams only
  • Your computer sound settings are set to Speakers and Microphone since headsets are not allowed
  • All phones are deactivated

Please note:

  • You are not allowed to have more that 1 monitor connected to your desktop during the exam.
  • If you experience difficulties in installing Exam Shield, please deactivate/disable any Antivirus software and repeat the above steps. The Antivirus software must remain deactivated throughout the duration of the exam. You are strongly advised to re-enable it upon the exam completion.
  • Please note that you need to install Exam shield 20 minutes before your exam.
  • After finishing your exam, you are strongly advised to uninstall Exam Shield. If you are planning to take another exam, you will receive a new link with instructions on how to reinstall the Exam Shield.

MacOS device:

1. System Requirements:

Ensure that your computer meets the following system requirements:

  • macOS Yosemite (10.10), El Capitan (10.11) or Sierra (10.12)
  • Mac compatible web camera and microphone (for Mac Mini and Mac Pro)
  • Active Full-Time/Broadband internet connection of at least 4Mbps
  • Keyboard and mouse or any other pointing device
  • Speakers and microphone (the use of headsets is not allowed)

2. Exam Preparation:

Before you take the exam, you need to:

  • Have a valid photo ID with a recent photo available, such as National ID card, passport, driving license, military card, employer identification card (in English), Academic ID, as your online proctor will need to verify your ID before you begin your exam.
  • Disable any Virtualization Software such as VMware, Virtual PC, Virtual Box or Sandbox during the exam. For exam security reasons the Exam Shield cannot run through any virtualization software. You should also close any applications that might affect the exam process, such as web browsers, chat, desktop, sharing and mail client applications.

On the day of the exam, please ensure:

  • You have your photo ID available
  • You can rotate your webcam 360 degrees
  • You are the only person in the room throughout the exam session
  • There is no background noise in the room
  • There is adequate light in the room, but no direct light towards the web camera
  • Your desk is clean, papers, books or notes are not allowed excluding the use of the applicable official manuals for open book exams only
  • Note: The use of hard copy dictionaries is allowed for ITIL and DevOps Institute exams only
  • Your computer sound settings are set to Speakers and Microphone since headsets are not allowed
  • All phones are deactivated

Please note:

  • You are not allowed to have more that 1 monitor connected to your desktop during the exam.
  • If you experience difficulties in installing Exam Shield, please deactivate/disable any Antivirus software and repeat the above steps. The Antivirus software must remain deactivated throughout the duration of the exam. You are strongly advised to re-enable it upon exam completion.
  • Please note that you need to install Exam shield 20 minutes before your exam.
  • After finishing your exam, you are strongly advised to uninstall Exam Shield. If you are planning to take another exam, you will receive a new link with instructions on how to reinstall the Exam Shield.

Please note the following once you have requested your exam voucher:

Please note the following important points:

  • You will receive an email from PEOPLECERT containing your exam voucher code and inviting you to create a PEOPLECERT account to enable you to register for your online exam. Once the voucher has been issued, we are unable to cancel the voucher.
  • You can register for your exam up to four hours before your chosen exam time, however, we recommend that you register for your online exam well in advance of your chosen date to ensure you can book your preferred time slot. Please note that if you need to reschedule the exam you will need to give 48 hours’ notice.
  • Please note that the same email address must be used throughout the whole exam process.
  • To be able to take the exam you must install the EXAM SHIELD software from the link that can be found in the email confirmation you receive. You should complete the installation an hour before the exam and at the same time deactivate any virtualization software you may have.
  • On the day of the exam, you will need to show your photo ID or Passport and perform a 360 all around a scan of the room with your webcam, a reflective surface may be needed for this i.e a mirror
  • Please remember that the following are not allowed and will disqualify your attempt – no headphones, no other people in the room, no background noise, turn off any mobile phones and no study materials on the desk. The exception being for Practitioner exams where the manual is required

PRINCE2 Foundation 2017 Exam:

Exam format:

  • 1 hour (60 minutes)
  • 60 Multiple Choice questions
  • 33 marks out of 60
  • Closed-book

PRINCE2 Practitioner 2017 Exam:

What is required:

PRINCE2 Foundation certificate

Exam format:

  • Objective Testing
  • 2 and ½ hours (150 minutes)
  • 68 questions
  • 38 marks out of 68
  • Open-book (official PRINCE2 manual)

Official PRINCE2 manual information:

Name of the manual: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition

ISBN: 9780113315338

Additional Exam information:

  • Once this exam voucher is issued it can’t be cancelled.
  • This exam can’t be taken at an exam center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

Agile Exams:

Please note: The Agile Exams can only be taken Online.

System Requirements:

Ensure that your computer meets the following system requirements:

  • You will need a webcam & microphone
  • High-speed internet connection. A wireless internet connection is not recommended as it may disrupt your exam.

Testing Your Equipment: https://test-it-out.proctoru.com/

Agile Foundation Exam:

Exam Format:

  • Multiple choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book

Agile Practitioner Exam:

What is required:

  • AgilePM Foundation certificate

Exam Format:

  • Complex multiple-choice
  • 4 questions per paper with 20 marks available per questions
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • 2.5 hour duration
  • Open-book (AgilePM Handbook only)

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Official Agile manual information:

Name of the manual: Agile Project Management Handbook v2.0

ISBN-13: 9780992872724

Additional Exam information:

  • If this exam has been booked and you need to reschedule the exam there will be an admin fee. You will need to give 48hrs notice if you want to reschedule an exam or you will be charged with a proctor you fee.
  • This exam can’t be taken at an exam center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

Change Management Foundation Exam:

Please note: The Change Management Foundation Exam can only be taken Online.

System Requirements:

Ensure that your computer meets the following system requirements:

  • You will need a webcam & microphone
  • High-speed internet connection. A wireless internet connection is not recommended as it may disrupt your exam.

Testing Your Equipment: https://test-it-out.proctoru.com/

Exam Format:

  • Multiple choice
  • Four sections, total of 50 questions
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) – 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book

Additional Exam information:

  • If this exam has been booked and you need to reschedule the exam there will be an admin fee.
  • You will need to give 48hrs notice if you want to reschedule an exam or you will be charged with a proctor you fee.
  • This exam can’t be taken at an exam center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit

Lean Six Sigma Exams:

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt:

Certification Testing:

The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam™ is a 100 question, closed book, proctored exam with a 3 hour allotted time. Some forms of this exam may also include up to an additional 10 non-graded questions*. The Exam contains approximately 20 multiple-choice and true/false questions from each major section of the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.

Requirements:

In order to achieve the professional designation of IASSC Certified Green Belt (IASSC-CGB™) from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification, candidates must sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam and achieve a minimum score of 385 points out of a total potential of 500 points. There are no prerequisites required in order to sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam.

Please note: This exam can be taken online or at a Pearson vue Exam center.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt:

Certification Testing:

The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam™ is a 150 question, closed book, proctored exam with a 4 hour allotted time. Some forms of this exam may also include up to an additional 15 non-graded questions*. The Exam contains approximately 30 multiple-choice and true/false questions from each major section of the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge.

Requirements:

In order to achieve the professional designation of IASSC Certified Black Belt (IASSC-CBB™) from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification, candidates must sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam and achieve a minimum score of 580 points out of a total potential of 750 points. There are no prerequisites required in order to sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Exam.
Please note: This exam can be taken online or at a Pearson vue Exam center.

Please note: that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam:

Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this certification

Please note: The BCS business analysis foundation Exam can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam center.

Exam Format:

  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)
  • One hour ‘closed book’ Exam

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam:

Prerequisites:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Gain and Maintain Your PMP

The PMP application will require you to organize your work experience. See what you need to apply.

The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it.

To maintain your PMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA A+ Exam:

CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) and 220-1002 (Core 2) exams:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions per exam

Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based.

Length of Test: 90 Minutes per exam.

Passing Score: 220-​1001: 675 (on a scale of 100-900) & 220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 100-900)

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Requirement for the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 (Core 2) Exam: CompTIA A+ 220-1001 (Core 1) exam

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Exam:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions

Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based

Length of Test: 90 Minutes

Passing Score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience: CompTIA A+ Certification and At least 9 to 12 months of networking experience

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions

Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Length of Test: 90 minutes

Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience: CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA) CSO-001 Exam:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 85 questions

Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Length of Test: 165 minutes

Passing Score: ​750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience: Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, CySA+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.
Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA PenTest+ PTO-001 Exam:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 85 questions

Type of Questions: Performance-based and multiple choice

Length of Test: 165 minutes

Passing Score: ​​750 (on a scale of 100-900)

Recommended Experience: Network+, Security+ or equivalent knowledge. Minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on information security or related experience. While there is no required prerequisite, PenTest+ is intended to follow CompTIA Security+ or equivalent experience and has a technical, hands-on focus.

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner CAS-003:

Exam Format:

Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions

Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Length of Test: 165 Minutes

Passing Score: Pass/Fail only. No scaled score

Recommended Experience: A minimum of ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

Cisco 100-105 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part1 Exam:

Exam Format:

Duration: 90 minutes (45 – 55 questions)

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

Cisco 200-105 ICND2 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 Exam:

Exam Format:

Duration: 90 minutes (55 – 65 questions)

Please note: These exams can only be taken at a Pearson Vue exam Center.

Requirements: Cisco 100-105 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part1 Exam

Please note that your exam fee does not include a free resit.

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