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Certifications: Self Study versus Live Review

Tamika Martin  | Published on 1/22/2019



 You already know AFE certifications are renown for being the best and longest standing certifications in the field.

We want to inform you on your options on getting #AFECertified.

The first option is self study which is what is sounds but here is the basics:

Self Study


AFE offers the self study option to all interested in getting #AFECertified. 

Nonmember pricing for a self study certification is $910 but as a member, you save $210.

The self study option allows you 365 days to study.

The exam is proctored by your Human Resources department, your Supervisor or from a proctor at your local library (additional fees may apply).

Similar to the Live Review Course, certification exams are open book.

Self study was created for those who cannot travel to a Live Review Course.


Live Review Course

This is an intensive three day course, with the last day being the examanation.

Courses are usually from 8a-5p.

Led by a trained instructor- most instructor have in the field experience.

Why take this instead of self study?

Saves time, in three days AFE prepares you to take the certification exam.

You have resources and tried and tested tools to be successful at the  exam.

The exam success rate for Live Review Course takers versus self- study is double.

Also, convenience, if you have a group of 10 or more- we will come on location to you for the Live Review Course.



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