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Become a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center

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Consider enhancing your organization's offerings by becoming a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center. We provide the software, updates, and technical support at no charge, and our support services team is committed to ensuring your success as a test delivery partner. Learn more about the benefits to your organization, our technology and support services and how to apply.

What is a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center?

  • Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Centers are independent organizations or businesses using Pearson VUE software to deliver computer-based exams.
  • Test centers provide the┬átesting environment, computers, Internet access and staff to proctor the tests.
  • Pearson VUE provides the testing system software and support.
  • Authorized test centers are compensated for the delivery of exams; however, they are not franchises.

Steps to becoming a test center

Step 1: Apply

First, assess your readiness by reviewing the Pearson VUE technical specifications and facility requirements. Then complete the accompanying application. Attach all supporting documents, including a copy of your floor plan and pictures of your center, which can include photographs or a video.

Step 2: Sign

Once your application is received, we will evaluate it. If approved, we will send you a contract and other applicable forms.

Step 3: Approval

Once approved, we will send a pre-activation kit (containing materials for your test center), and your Pearson VUE Site ID which enables access to the online Policies & Procedures Guide.

Step 4: Install

Install the testing software promptly with the assistance of the Pearson VUE Support Services team.

Step 5: Train

Finally, your designated Test Administrator can review the online Policies & Procedures Guide and sit for the open-book TA certification test. Once your TA passes the test and is certified, you will be activated to start test delivery.

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Last updated 2014-07-09