Exams for Online Courses
Third party exam proctoring is required for all online exams
If you’re registered in an online course, you’ll be required complete the entire course before taking the final exam.
To access your final exam, you must complete:
- Each online module, including assessments and quizzes.
Please note: If you don’t complete the requirements noted above, your exam cannot be accessed, even if you’ve scheduled the exam with a third-party proctor.
Third Party Exam Proctoring
Third party exam proctoring is required for all online exams. The cost of the proctor is not included in your course fees.
All courses must have a minimum passing grade of 70%.
Exams are maximum of two hours in duration.
Test online with ProctorU
As of Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, live online exams are available 24/7 through our online exam proctoring partner, ProctorU. This is a convenient and affordable way to complete your online exam from any location with internet access, while a proctor monitors you remotely.
All PHBI courses are closed book. Please note, you are required to bring the Building Codes book for the Building Codes course and exam.
If a student does not successfully complete the final exam for a PHBI course, they have a maximum of two (2) additional exam rewrites.
There is an administration fee of $50 + tax, per rewrite, which must be paid in advance. In addition, a third-party proctor may charge a fee for their service; this is not included in your PHBI course fee or administration fee. Exam rewrites are not available for challenge exams.
If an online exam proctored through ProctorU must be rescheduled, any fee that ProctorU may charge will apply.
If an in-person exam must be rescheduled with less than five business days notice, a $50 + tax fee will apply. No fee will be charged to reschedule an exam when at least five business days advance notice has been provided.
Students who feel they have proficiency in a given subject may choose to challenge PHBI’s exam.
Students will not be provided access to course materials to prepare for the challenge exam. Exam challenge participants will only be given one opportunity to pass a challenge exam with a minimum passing grade of 70% or greater.
Exam challenge rewrites are not permitted.
If you’re registered in an online course, it is mandatory you complete the entire course before taking the final exam. If you don’t complete the entire course, your exam cannot be accessed, even if you’ve scheduled the exam with a third-party proctor.
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