Exam Eligibility and Requirements

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Exam Eligibility and Requirements

Exam Eligibility and Requirements

The candidates eligible to sit for the AMCA examinations must be 18 years of age*, possess a high school diploma* or equivalent and meet one of the below requirements:

*CTE and Vocational students are eligible to sit for the AMCA exams. For more information please call 888.960.AMCA(2622).

Option 1

Graduate from a training program (proof of completion is required) and has up to one year from the date of completion to challenge AMCA’s certification exam.

Option 2

Have 2 or more years of work experience immediately preceding the date of application and be presently working in that field – Candidates must complete and submit an AMCA “Exam Eligibility Application” . There is a $25.00 processing fee upon the submission of the application, which is applied to the exam fee once approved.

All work experience listed on the application will be verified by the AMCA. Once the application is approved/denied, the candidate will receive an email with a determination from the AMCA.

The candidate has 90 days in which to test or the process will have to start over including payment of all the fees.

(NJ Candidates are not eligible for this option in which to test as it violates N.J.A.C. 13:35-6.4 – all NJ candidates must graduate from a State of NJ approved program)

The laws and regulations pertaining to minimum requirements and the allied health industry vary by state. It is highly recommended that test candidates familiarize themselves with their particular states rules and regulations regarding certification requirements.

Special Accommodations

AMCA pledges to comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. as amended (42 USCG Section 12101, et. seq.), and with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq.), to the best of their ability.

If you need special accommodations because of a disabling condition, you may ask for special testing services. This request must be submitted in writing and included with your registration. All requests are handled on an individual basis.

If you are requesting special accommodations you must submit a letter (IEP) from an appropriate healthcare professional that is licensed to evaluate the disability. The letter must be written on the healthcare professional’s letterhead and include the professional’s title, address and telephone number and date. The letter must also include a diagnosis of the disabling condition and explain why special testing accommodations are necessary. The letter must have an original signature from the professional and be dated no more than 2 years prior to registration of the exam date. All requests are handled on an individual basis, must be received prior to the scheduled test date, and are reviewed by the Compliance Department. The individual requesting accommodations will be notified via email or hard copy of the accommodations being allowed.  The candidate can then provide the hard copy of granted requests to the test site.

Please, submit all special accommodation requests to: compliance@AMCAexams.com

Exam Eligibility

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