How long must I wait before I can re-sit my examination?
Please see the following table for the resit criteria for each CREST examination:
a) If a candidate fails an examination that comprises two parts, both parts must be retaken.
b) For examinations marked with an *, if a candidate is unsuccessful on their fourth attempt, they must wait six
months before they can re-attempt the examination at which point they will have a further four attempts
available to them.
I.e.: 4 attempts, all fail = six-month break. Further 4 attempts, all fail = six-month break. And so on.
If there is an unenforced six-month break, candidates will have four attempts before this policy is applied.
|Exam||Type||Re-Sit period||Exam||Type||Re-Sit period||Validity
|CPSA *||Written||7 days||CR TIA *||Written||7 days||
All CREST qualifications are valid for three (3) years
|CRT||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)||CCTIM||Written||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCT Inf *||Written||7 days||CRTSA||Written||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCT Inf||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)||CC WS||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCT App *||Written||7 days||CPIA *||Written||7 days|
|CCT App||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)||CRIA||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCSAS *||Written||7 days||CCNIA||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCSAS||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)||CCHIA||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CCSAM||Written||8 weeks (2 months)||CCMRE||Practical||8 weeks (2 months)|
|CPTIA *||Written||7 days||CCIM||Written||8 weeks (2 months)|