CCHP Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a list of frequently asked questions. As questions come up, we will continue to add to the list. Click on the section header to jump to one of the three sections or click on a particular question to jump to the answer. Please review the main CCHP page for additional resources and materials.

General Questions

  Why should I take the CCHP exam?

  Are there criteria to sit for the exam?

  How much prep time is needed before I take the exam?

  Do you have study guides and resources to help me prepare for the exam?

  How do I apply to take the exam?

  I am having trouble with my online application. Who can help me?

  How do I apply for special needs accommodations?

  I can’t take my examination. Can I get a refund or reschedule to another date?


Pre-Exam Questions

  I submitted the application. When can I take my examination?

  How do I find a Computer Based Test Center near me?

  When will I know about my test appointment?

  What do I need to bring with me to the test center?

  Will I get directions to the test center?

  My test center was impacted by bad weather, internet disruption, or power failure. What do I do?


Post-Exam Questions

  When will I receive my test scores?

  How can I use the CCHP credential once I pass the exam?

  Can I get my score over the phone or via email or fax?

  Can I get a copy of the questions and answers on my examination?

  How can I request a hand score or duplicate copy of my score report?


Renewal Questions

  Where can I find the renewal application?

  What if I am a little short on hours?

  What CEUs are accepted for recertification?