You can make it! The deadline to register for the October PACCC exams is THIS FRIDAY -September 15th.
What does that mean? It means you still have time to register to take the October exam to become a Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) or Manager (CPACM). This will be your final opportunity for 2017 to join the ranks of independently certified pet care professionals.
Why does that matter? The fact is, right now, the pet care services industry is a rapidly growing, easy to enter one with that has been slammed with negative news reports of serious pet accidents and deaths. Those CPACP or CPACM credentials behind your name set you apart from the crowd and let pet parents and industry colleagues know that you possess a broad base of animal care knowledge – enough, in fact, for an independent tester to certify you. Professionals who pass the certification exam receive a 3-year certification.
Which exam should you take? Not sure if you should take CPACP or CPACM? Start at paccert.org/exam-info.
Where can I take the exam? After clicking the above link, when you choose whether to take Provider or Manager exam, you will be taken to a page with 1-2-3-4 things you need to know. Number 3 will help you find your testing location.
When do the exams take place? The deadline to register is this Friday, September 15th, but the exams are conducted between October 14-28th. There are a limited number of seats available per day, so if you prefer a particular date during that time frame, don’t delay!
How much does it cost? The CPACP exam is $350. The CPACM exam is $450.
How do I know if I’m ready? Take the practice exam ($95). This is an online exam with instant results to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses. In the 1-2-3-4 things you need to know, Number 4 will take you to the practice exam you need to take.