What eligibility documentation is needed for the CESP™ application?
Candidates for CESP ™ certification show proof of their eligibility at the time of application.
Applicants for certification must provide the following documentation when applying:
- Education Requirement:
- High school (or equivalent) diploma or transcript. Note that a transcript or diploma from postsecondary education can be submitted in lieu of high school or equivalent. PDF or .jpg files are accepted.
- Experience Requirement:
- Resume: An updated resume reflecting their experience as an Employment Support Professional. PDF or Word files are accepted.
- Written recommendation from current or previous employer(s) to verify you meet the work experience requirement. The application will provide a space for you to enter the email address of the individual who will be verifying your information.
- Code of Conduct:
- Each applicant must agree to and sign the Code of Conduct included in the application.
If you have questions around your eligibility, click the contact link in the upper right-hand corner. If you submit your application and are deemed ineligible to sit for the exam based on the requirements, you will be refunded your application fee minus a nonrefundable $40 application processing fee.
The proof of eligibility is not required for current CESP certificants ™ looking to recertify by exam.