Exam Scheduling and Locations

Candidates can choose to schedule the CIOWTS examination in several different ways:

  1. The CIOWTS exam is offered annually at the NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition.
     

  2. State Affiliate and Regional Meetings periodically offer the CIOWTS exam at their meetings/conferences. An up to date listing of these meeting/conference offerings can be found at the NEHA website. 
     

  3. Candidates can choose to take the exam on computer through Pearson VUE.  By choosing this option candidates can schedule the examination at their convenience at one of Pearson VUE’stesting locations nationwide. To find a Pearson VUE testing center near you please visit www.pearsonvue.com/neha. Taking the exam at Pearson VUE not only offers the candidate flexibility in scheduling the exam, but also allows the candidate to receive his/her unofficial scores immediately following the conclusion of the exam.
     

  4. Special test sites may be arranged through NEHA in cooperation with the test vendor, PTI. In order to accommodate requests for special test sites, arrangements must be made a minimum of 6-8 weeks prior to the requested date. The fee to set up a special test site is $350.00. For groups of 10 or more candidates, the special test site fee is waived. Please complete the Special Test Site Request form (Appendix A) and return it to NEHA with your application.