Planning Guide:Certification and Licensure Exams



This step-by-step guide explains how to request and use accommodations on tests to help meet career goals. There are a variety of tests you may need to take to get a job or advance in your career. Credentialing tests help you show what you know related to a certain job or industry. If you pass a credentialing test, you receive a credential such as a license, certificate, or badge. Employers use credentials to evaluate the qualifications of an individual for a specific job or role. For many deaf individuals, accommodations can reduce testing barriers and allow a fair chance to show their knowledge and skills.