REGISTERING FOR THE PROVIDER EXAM
The next PACCC Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP) exam will be offered between October 14-28, 2017. The deadline to register is September 15, 2017. The CPACP is the person in charge of the daily handling of the animals cared for by a professional pet care business. Here are the ONE-TWO-THREE-FOUR things you need to know to take the next exam:
The deadline to register for the next CPACP 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
Request your FREE CPACP Handbook for Candidates.
For registration requirements and to apply to take the exam, click the REGISTER button, below. IMPORTANT! When you are on the registration site, make sure you are registering for the Certified Professional Animal Care Provider Examination as other exams will be on that same page. For 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.
Take the CPACP 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:
- Read the entire content outline as the exam will include items for every area and may include questions on the subcategories.
- Study from one or all of the recommended references or other resources (found at paccert.org/docs.)
- Take the practice sample examination on the PACCC website (available in before the first CPACP exam in 2017).
- 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.