Self-Assessment Exams


As part of our commitment to helping candidates and certified professionals succeed, ABTC proudly offers online self-assessment exams (SAEs) for the CCTC, CCTN and CPTC certification examinations. SAEs are practice exams designed to shed light on areas of weakness that require further study before taking the certification exam – they are not intended for use as study guides.

To provide a realistic exam experience and self-assessment, SAEs follow the same examination specifications as the actual certification exams, and they have the same distribution of questions at each cognitive level (recall, application or analysis). Each SAE costs $60.00 and requires a credit card number and email address at the time of purchase. Here's how it works:​

  • Upon purchasing your SAE online, you will receive a link via email to your SAE.
  • Once you click the link and access the SAE, you will have 60 days to complete the SAE.
  • You may exit and re-enter the SAE as many times as you need to within that 60-day timeframe.
  • Once you click "Finish and Grade" you will receive a final score report via email, and your access to the SAE will terminate.

The CCTC and CPTC SAEs contain 50 questions each, which is approximately one-third the total number of questions on the initial certification examination. The CTP SAE contains 30 questions, also approximately one-third of the total number of questions on the initial certification examination. The CCTN SAE contains 75 questions. Because the SAEs include fewer questions, a passing score on the SAE does not guarantee a passing score on the certification examination.

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