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ESC-T (Technician) Renewal Exam - Online Proctored (English)

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This one-hour, 50-question exam may be taken if you are within 6 months before or after your certification expiration date. A passing score of 35 (70%) will renew your certification for another 3 years.

The exam will be proctored live via your computer's webcam and microphone by CEDIA's test partner, Kryterion Global Testing Solutions.

Certificate holders may also choose renew their certification by earning at least 30 CEUs. Please refer to the Certification Guidebook for full details on renewal and testing options.

Cost: $75

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1. Register for the exam using the link to the left. CEDIA will verify your past certification and email you a voucher and link to the Webassessor testing portal.

2. Create a Webassessor login and set up your biometric profile.This will involve downloading the Secure Sentinel software and using it to take your picture. You will need a webcam (integrated or detached), a microphone, a clean, quiet room, and an internet speed of at least 1Mbps. Download the Test Taker Guide  and visit Kryterion’s Online Proctoring Support page for detailed system requirements, instructional video and online chat support.

3. Schedule a test time. The online proctoring service is available 24/7. You can use your Webassessor account to reschedule an exam and review results afterwards. Keep in mind that cancelling or rescheduling your appointment with less than 72 hours notice will incur an additional fee.

4. Take the exam. Login to your Webassessor account at the scheduled time and hit "Launch". This will open the Secure Sentinel software which will ask to verify your identity again and start the test. During the exam this software will lockdown your screen so that you are only able to see the test. The proctor (Located at Kryterion’s headquarters) will be monitoring the test using your webcam and microphone. They may to ask you to pan the room with your camera and will issue alerts if any suspicious behavior is detected. The proctor is also available for chat support. Each exam session will be recorded and CEDIA will review any exam session as necessary.