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REGISTERING FOR THE MANAGER EXAM

The next PACCC Certified Professional Animal Care Manager (CPACM) exam will be offered between October 14 – 28, 2017.  The deadline to register is September 15, 2017. The CPACM exam is written from the perspective of those in leadership roles at animal care facilities. The level of knowledge is more in depth than that for the Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) exam. Here are the ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR things you need to know to take the next exam:

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The deadline to register for the next CPACM exam is September 15, 2017. The exams will be offered between October 14-28 2017. IMPORTANT! There are a limited number of seats on each given date, so if you have a specific date preference, be sure to register early

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Request your FREE CPACM Handbook for Candidates.

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For registration requirements and to apply to take the exam, click the REGISTER button. IMPORTANT! When you are on the registration site, make sure you are registering for the Certified Professional Animal Care Manager Examination as other exams will be on that same pageFor help on how to find your nearest exam location, check out the short instructional video, below. If you are taking the exam in the USA, the most accurate results are found searching by ZIP CODE.

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Take the CPACM Practice Exam. This is optional, but provides an opportunity to preview the type of content and how well you might do on the actual exam.

EXAM LOCATION INFORMATION

For help finding your exam location when registering, check out this short instructional video, below. Please note, if you are taking the exam in the USA, the most accurate location results are found if you search by ZIP CODE. IMPORTANT! While the exam is available on multiple days during each testing period, there are only a finite number of available seats on each day. If you have a preferred date within the testing period, it is advised to register early as your preferred date may fill up quickly. If you are not in the U.S. or certain parts of Canada and an exam site is not located near you, please see this Request for Special Test Center (PDF).

ABOUT THE PACCC EXAM WEBINAR

For more information on taking the PACCC exam, check out the online webinar, below.

ADDITIONAL EXAM TIPS

PACCC examinations are designed to cover the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be most effective in professional animal care. Below are ideas to help you prepare:

  1. Read the entire content outline as the exam will include items for every area and may include questions on the subcategories.
  2. Study from one or all of the recommended references or other resources found in your handbook.
  3. Take the practice sample examination on the PACCC website (COMING SOON).
  4. Prior to driving to the examination location, study a map and/or directions so you aren’t rushing to get to the location. Get plenty of rest the night before.