The following guidelines apply to all exams under the Certified Climate Change® credentials:

  • Taking the Exams: Each exam will take approximately 25-35 minutes to complete.  You take each exam one at a time. If you don’t pass an exam module the first time you take it, you can try 2 more times* within 1 year of the first exam, though must wait at least 30 days between each try for a specific exam.
  • Confidentiality and Agreements: All exam content, specifically questions, answers and materials describing and supporting the exams, are the proprietary and confidential property of the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO).  They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without the express and written authorization of ACCO.  All exam candidates will be required to read and abide by the terms and conditions of the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) exams before beginning the examination.  This agreement applies to all exams.  Signing and adhering to this agreement is required to earn and maintain the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential.  Candidates first must accept these terms and conditions during the registration process and again prior to taking the exams.  Failure to accept the terms of this Agreement will result in a terminated exam and forfeiture of the exam fees.  You can download the Non-Disclosure Agreement here.