The Standard Competency Exam tests your understanding of the principles and concepts covered in the corresponding ASIS Standard. This is an “open book” exam consisting of
30 multiple choice questions. You have 90 minutes to complete the exam and it must be completed in one sitting; you
may not save and return to the exam.
The passing score is
75%. You may review the questions and your incorrect answers after you have completed the exam. If you do not pass, you may retake the exam as many times as you like, after a one-week interval between attempts.
You may receive
three recertification CPEs for completing this exam with a passing score.
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