Industry Readiness Indicators
Industry partners have identified the industry readiness indicators that are measured on the Agricultural Communications certification exam. Based on the industry needs and assessment of each indicator, the number of exam items per area have been determined and are noted on the exam guide. Additionally, where applicable, the industry readiness indicators have been correlated with current educational frameworks.
Exams are delivered online and must be administered by an approved AEST proctor. Candidates have a two-hour window during a single session to complete the exam. Exams are 100 questions in length and include multiple choice options for all items. Candidates are required to achieve a passing score on the exam to earn certification. Reduced price retake exams are available to candidates who do not meet the minimum passing score on the initial attempt.