On-Line Examination Instructions and Information

Below are instructions for the day of the examination:

Instructions for Examinations through ProctorU:

ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home.  ProctorU is available 24/7, however, you will need to schedule your proctoring session at least 72 hours in advance to avoid any on-demand scheduling fees.  Creating a ProctorU account is simple.  You can do so by clicking here

In order to use ProctorU, you will need:

  • A high-speed internet connection,
  • A webcam (internal or external),
  • A Windows or Apple operating system, and
  • A government issued photo ID.

ProctorU recommends that you visit https://go.proctoru.com after creating your account to test out your equipment prior to your exam.  Simply click on the “Test My Equipment” button located at the top of the screen.  Please make sure that you are using the current version of your browser and have downloaded the ProctorU extension available here for Chrome and here for Firefox.

Additionally, please visit and review the test-taker resource center here.  You should expect the startup process with the proctor to take about 10-15 minutes.  However, this time will not affect your exam time.  Please feel free to direct any questions to the test taker support team via the live chat within your account.

Instructions for Examination on March 30, 2021:

Critical Items:

    • You will need to be logged into two browser tabs for the duration of the exam. Please use Chrome or Firefox for your browser when taking the examination:
      • IECA EHub where you registered for the examination. Please be logged in to the examination and on the “Contents” tab (the exam is not visible until opened by the moderator) prior to the start of the examination.  You should see a section titled Examination and in that “Examination Acknowledgement”. Recommendation that you try logging in the day before and let us know if you have questions.  Here is a video to help login and be in the correct location at the start of the exam: https://youtu.be/kvIU3h8YMxE
      • Zoom for the video proctoring of the examination.  You must have video access and be able to hear and communicate with the moderator.

Additional Items:

    • You will need a photo ID to be admitted to the examination, please have it ready while in the waiting room of Zoom.
    • We will open the Zoom access 45 minutes prior to the start time to allow for individuals to check-in. You will be held in a waiting room until admitted.
    • At the start of the examination, the moderator will give any additional instructions.
    • The examination will have a time limit of 3.5 hours. The exam will start no later than a half hour after the time listed.
    • The examination will be closed book, closed notes.
    • Phones, cameras, tablets, and other devices that can record will not be allowed while the examination is occurring.  
    • Should an emergency occur during the administration of the examination, please notify the moderator in the chat window for assistance.
    • Zoom information:
      • You will not be allowed to take the examination if you do not log in for the duration of your examination.
      • The examination must be administered on a desktop PC or laptop.  Tablets, phones and smaller devices will not be allowed for you to take the examination.
      • You are required to have video access setup on your computer as you will be monitored and recorded for the duration of the examination.
      • Should you have video or technical difficulties, the proctor will work with you to try to resolve them.