Common questions about the Certification Process
I get a refund if my application is not accepted?
The $25.00 application fee
is non-refundable. The Certification test fee is refundable – as long as
30-days notice is given to cancel.
are the Exams held?
The exams are held either at
your place of work, or at a mutually agreed upon location.
there an orientation program available?
Yes. APTREX provides
orientation classes for a maximum of 20 students.
Orientation sessions are also provided by the partner institutions
affiliated with APTREX. Check with our office to get a current listing.
long will it take to prepare for the Exam?
This depends on the your
level of experience and education. Please see our section called Exam
Prep and take advantage of the orientation program available.
will I know if I am Certified after taking the exam?
It takes up to 30-days for notification.
happens if I don’t pass the Exam?
You are eligible for a
one-time re-examination within 30-days of receipt of your grade. This
re-examination will be at a reduced fee (see the fee
are Exams developed?
The International Transit
Certification Review Board (ITCRB) oversees the exam development. The Board
consists of educators, transit personnel and administrators.
MUST ONE TAKE THE TEST FOR Re-certification? No. Re-certification requires one to demonstrate a minimum of 10 educational units within the three-years the designation is active. One must file an application for re-certification before expiration.
Will my company be notified of my exam results? Yes, your company will be notified.
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