NCRA Written Knowledge Tests are multiple choice tests that serve as a component of NCRA certifications. Learn more about NCRA Certifications
Required information prior to registering for the test
Please refer to the Job Analysis below for a breakdown of what the Written Knowledge Test covers. If you are registering for the RPR Written Knowledge Test, you may purchase the RPR Study Guide at our online store, which provides detailed review of each domain as well as sample questions.
Test where you prefer – NCRA WKTs are now given with the option to test online from any location you choose, or you can schedule to test at a Pearson VUE Test Center near you.
Written knowledge tests are administered through Pearson VUE’s OnVUE online proctoring or at a Pearson VUE Test Center. Pearson VUE delivers millions of high-stakes tests a year across the globe for clients in the licensure, certification, academic admissions, regulatory, and government testing service markets. Please visit www.pearsonvue.com/ncra for complete details.
NOTE: *Written Knowledge Tests have 120 questions but only 100 are used to calculate a candidate's official score. The other 20 questions are new questions that are being tested to capture metrics on their validity. This does not apply to CRC Written Knowledge Test.
Candidates must review NCRA's Job Analysis for the appropriate certification. Questions on the WKT are directly tied to the Job Analysis for each credential.
Written Knowledge Test policy
All WKT candidates are required to sign the following disclaimer prior to taking their written knowledge test:
This test is confidential and is protected by trade secret law. It is made available to you, the examinee, solely for the purpose of becoming certified in the technical area referenced in the title of this test. You are expressly prohibited from disclosing, publishing, reproducing, or transmitting this test, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose without the prior express written permission of NCRA.
Official scores are emailed within 2-4 weeks of the close of the testing window.
Cancellations should be sent to email@example.com using the WKT cancellation form no later than 10 days before the scheduled testing date to consider a refund. NCRA will retain a $35 processing fee for all cancellations. If you do not contact NCRA within 10 days of your scheduled testing date, your testing fee will be forfeited. You must also contact Pearson VUE to cancel your scheduled appointment, otherwise you will be assessed an additional $65 cancellation fee for no show.