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CPE Exam - Q3 2021


OVERVIEW

 

Since 1975, thousands of professionals have earned AFE’s prestigious Certified Plant Engineer® (CPE) credential.  With content covering electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, economics, management, federal safety regulations, HVAC&R, preventive maintenance, plus controls and instrumentation; the CPE provides a comprehensive certification of a professional’s high level of competence with respect to the various disciplines involved in facilities engineering.  In fact, a significant number of the professionals credentialed through this program hold a professional engineer (PE) license in their home state.  CPEs are everywhere.  They manage the operations of the myriad facilities throughout the public and private sectors of the global economy.  CPEs serve in the United States Armed Forces, US Corps of Army Engineers, and throughout the various executive agencies of the United States Government.  The organizations for which CPEs work manufacture everything from food to pharmaceuticals and from aluminum to plastics.  Earning the CPE is a distinction unlike any other.

 

Our subject matter experts continuously review the content presented in the CPE program to ensure it reflects the most up-to-date knowledge base regarding the best practices and technology driving the optimal operation of high performing facilities.  Earning the CPE showcases both the technical and soft skills required to meet the ever-evolving challenges presented by today’s built environment.


WHO SHOULD CONSIDER THE CPE?

 

  • Building Operations Execs
  • Chief Engineers
  • Construction Superintendents
  • Independent Engineering Services Consultants
  • Licensed Professional Engineers
  • Maintenance Directors
  • Senior Facilities Managers

 


SITTING FOR THE CPE EXAM

 

To sit for the Certified Plant Engineer (CPE) Exam, a candidate must either:

 

Option 1 – Meet the CPE education and professional experience requirements:

 

  • Four Years professional experience as a facilities maintenance or project manager plus a bachelor’s degree in facilities management or a related field;
  • Six Years professional experience as a facilities maintenance or project manager without a bachelor’s degree; or
  • Eight Years overall professional experience in a field related to facilities management.

 

OR

 

Option 2 – Successfully Complete a CPE Review Course:

 

Our review courses come in two flavors, either Live Review Course (LRC) or Online Review Course (ORC).  A complete schedule of our upcoming credentialing and professional development courses and exams can be viewed by clicking HERE

 

The CPE Exam is administered online through the Exam Builder web portal and does not require a proctor.  Moreover, sitting for the CPE Exam involves submitting an application that includes verification of the candidate’s work history.  It may take up to ten days to process a candidate’s application.  Additionally, all examination fees must be paid before the candidate can receive her or his digital certificate and badge signifying successful attainment of the credential.  The examination fee includes the latest edition of the CPE Review Pack, which the candidate may keep as a reference guide. 


CPE EXAM PRICING

 

Candidate Category

Exam Fees

Retake Fees

AFE Member

$700

$125

Non-Member

$900

$125

 


Exam fees must be paid via credit card, if using the online application form.  To pay by PO or invoice, please contact our Credentialing & Professional Development Team at
certification@afe.org.  The exam fee includes the latest copy of the CPE Review Pack.  The exam fee does not include access the CPE Review Course.  The Non-Member exam fee does, however, include an AFE FM Pro (I YR) Membership.  The AFE Home Office will also, from time to time, organize special study group sessions to assist candidates prepare for the CPE Exam. 

 


CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Candidates who apply and register to sit for any scheduled AFE Credentialing Examination may cancel said application / registration on or before the date posted on the web portal for each exam.  Cancellations requested on or before the posted date will be subject to a $225 administrative fee, which will be deducted from the applicable refund amount.  Refunds will be issued within thirty days from the cancellation date via the payment method used to register for the course.  Cancellation requests received after the posted date will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 80% of the total registration fee, which will be deducted from the applicable refund amount.


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When:
Friday, September 24, 2021, 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Lesly Gutierrez
571-395-8777 (p)
Category:
CPE Review Course
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Candidates who apply and register to sit for any scheduled AFE Credentialing Examination may cancel said application / registration on or before the date posted on the web portal for each exam. Cancellations requested on or before the posted date will be subject to a $225 administrative fee, which will be deducted from the applicable refund amount. Refunds will be issued within thirty days from the cancellation date via the payment method used to register for the course. Cancellation requests received after the posted date will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 80% of the total registration fee, which will be deducted from the applicable refund amount.
$700.00
$900.00