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CPACC Exam Preparation

This self-paced training course is designed to help individuals master the content contained in the three domains of the IAAP's Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) exam. The CPACC credential is IAAP's foundational certification, representing broad, cross-disciplinary conceptual knowledge about 1) disabilities, 2) accessibility and universal design, and 3) accessibility-related standards, laws, and management strategies. By obtaining this certification, you will be setting yourself apart as a resource and ALLY who works to create a more fair and inclusive experience for people of all abilities.

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About This Course

The CPACC Exam Preparation Training Course is designed to raise and recognize accessibility skills. IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) credential is IAAP's foundational certification, representing the practical application of broad, cross-disciplinary conceptual knowledge about 1) disabilities, 2) accessibility and universal design, and 3) accessibility-related standards, laws, and management strategies. By obtaining this certification, you will be able to serve as a resource and disability ally who works to create a more fair and inclusive environment.

Free for IAAP Members. See FAQ below for more details.

Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this training course.

Course Instructor

Mary Albert

Mary is the Associate Director for Digital Accessibility in the Office of Information Technology. She is CPACC certified, and served as co-editor of the CPACC Body of Knowledge.

IAAP Program Assistant

Sam Sundermann joined IAAP in June of 2020 in the role of Program Assistant and is responsible for the Educational Training Database/Speakers Bureau, the Learning Management System, and coordinating social media content. She has helped in many departments of IAAP working on new initiatives and assisting with certification. Sam has a love for travel and has worked in many industries around the world. She enjoys learning new skills and is looking forward to ongoing professional development in her role with the IAAP team.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of the course?

This course is $125 USD. If you qualify for the Emerging and Developing Economies discount or are an IAAP Member please contact samsundermann@accessibilityassociation.org for your discount code. If you enroll in the course prior to receiving your discount code, no refund will be given. This course fee does not cover the cost to sit for any IAAP Certification Exam.

Do IAAP Members need to pay for the course?

No, the course is free for IAAP Members. Please contact samsundermann@accessibilityassociation.org for your discount code. If you enroll in the course prior to receiving your discount code, no refund will be given.

How many times can I take the practice Exam?

The Practice Exam can only be taken once. Once you submit the final question you can not revisit the exam. Incorrect answers are indicated as you submit questions. Please make note of these topics as you go through the exam, as you will not be able to go back in to find the incorrect answers later.

This Practice Exam has been built to help potential CPACC Exam takers understand the question structure and how answers could be laid out. Your study plan should not depend solely on this Practice Exam. You can mark down the topics of questions you answer incorrectly and use other study methods to continue your learning.

How do I apply for the IAAP CPACC Exam?

View our Prepare for CPACC webpage for more information on how to prepare for your exam. When you are ready to take the CPACC Exam, please visit the IAAP Apply webpage for exam session dates and application forms.

How long will the course take to complete?

The course will take about 12 hours to complete start to finish, including the Practice Exam. Once enrolled, you will have 1 year to complete the course and recieve your Certificate of Completion.

Is this course eligible for IAAP Continuing Accessibility Education Credits (CAECs)?

Yes, if you currently hold an IAAP Certification this course could be used to earn up to 12 CAECs. If you complete this course prior to sitting for your exam, CAECs will not be awarded.

Will I receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course?

Please contact samsundermann@accessibilityassociation.org upon successful completion of the course and we will issue a PDF certificate with 4 weeks of your request.

I am having an issue accessing or navigating the course, who can I contact?

Please send a detailed e-mail to samsundermann@accessibilityassociation.org outlining the issue you have found in the course. Our team will work as quickly as possible to have it resolved.

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

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