The following times are allotted to complete each exam:
Part A – open book no time limit
All full certification exams (part 1 & 2) – 180 minutes
Individual Section 1 Exams
CPESC, CPESC-SI, CPSWQ, CPSWQ, CPSQW-SI, and CPISM – 60 minutes
CESSWI, CESSWI-SI, CPMSM, CPSWI, and CPWPC – 90 minutes
Individual Section 2 Exams
CPESC, CPESC-SI, CPSWQ, CPESC-SI, and CPISM– 120 minutes
CESSWI, CESSWI-SI, CPMSM, CPSWI, and CPWPC– 90 minutes
QSM - There are quizzes at the conclusion of each module, excepting Module 1 and the applicant has 90 minutes to complete each quiz.
NGICP - There is one section with a 180-minute time limit.