Examination Topics Overview

Passing a certification examination helps to demonstrate that applicants possess a sufficient understanding and comprehension of the technical discipline to perform work in the discipline.

Examinations are proctored in-person.  Examinations consist of various types of questions including true / false, matching, multiple choice, and completion. The average duration for the examinations is three hours. All applicants will be asked to present a government-issued form of photographic identification such as a driver’s license or passport.

Specific topics covered on the examinations are shown by technical discipline:

PHA Examination Topics

LOPA Examination Topics

Auditing Examination Topics

Process Safety Examination Topics

Procedure Writer Examination Topics