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The BCAT examination was developed by a diverse group of practitioners in partnership with test development experts in a manner consistent with generally accepted psychometric principles and best practices for certification examination.

BICC provides accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Studying for Exam

As a certification organization, BICC’s role is in developing and administering the certification examination to determine the qualifications of candidates for certification. BICC does not require, provide, or endorse any specific study guides, review products, and/or training courses.

Exam Day

Candidates are eligible to take the BCAT exam after their application has been approved by BICC.

To provide a fair and consistent environment for all candidates, the exams are delivered using standardized procedures following strict security protocols. Candidates are required to follow all exam site rules at all times. Failure to follow these rules may result in termination of a candidate’s testing session, invalidation of the candidate’s exam score, and/or disciplinary action.

Candidates are required to present a valid, government issued, photo identification to gain admission to the examination site. Acceptable identification is an unexpired government-issued photo ID with a signature (examples include driver’s license, passport, citizenship card, age of majority card, and military ID card). The name on the ID must match the applicant name on the exam application and the photo on the ID must validate the applicant’s identity.