What are the requirements for proof of completion for a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program?

CPhT and CSPT applicants who are within 60 days of completing a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program will be eligible to take the PTCE or CSPT Exam. If you pass the exam, PTCB Certification will only be granted when we receive proof of your completion of a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program within 60 days of your exam date. 

Assessment-Based Certificate program candidates must upload proof of completion at the time of application.

Acceptable documentation includes the following:

  • Certificate of completion indicating your name, the education/training program title, and completion date
  • Letter from an education/training provider official on letterhead indicating your name, the education/training program title, and completion date
  • Unofficial transcript or diploma

Before submitting your proof of completion, you must ensure the documentation meets these requirements:

Certificate of Completion

  • Your name
  • Program title
  • Provider name
  • Completion date
  • # of hours awarded, if applicable 
  • ACPE Universal Activity Number (UAN), if applicable
   

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Example document

Letter from an education/training provider official on letterhead

  • Your name
  • Education/training program title
  • Completion date
   

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Unofficial transcript/diploma

  • Your name
  • Course title(s)
  • Completion date
   

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To submit your proof of completion documentation, you must submit a help request and provide your attachment(s) using the help request form.

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