The IPEd accreditation exam is designed for competent editors with at least three years’ full-time editing experience or equivalent; it is not intended as an entry-level exam.
For detailed information about the exam’s format and how to prepare for future exams, see the sample exams. After attempting the sample exams, check your answers against the relevant answer guides and mark-up guides to Part 2 .
For more information about this year's exam, including details on how to register, see the guide for candidates and the accreditation exam Q&A.
Please contact your local Accreditation Board delegate if you have questions about the exam.
Report on 2011 exam
In 2011 IPEd Council and its Accreditation Board discussed responses to the Accreditation Board's exam discussion paper, which looked at how to manage future exams. The Accreditation Board's recommendation to IPEd Council was to pursue Option 7 in the paper. The practicalities of this method of exam delivery are still being investigated.