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CPA PEP Examinations

CPA PEP Examinations

Examinations are used to measure whether students have acquired the knowledge and developed the skills and competencies expected within the modules and courses. When you write examinations, you will use a laptop computer to input your responses for calculation and reference purposes.

Upcoming Examination Information

Exam date arrival exam start
Core 1 March 30, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.
Performance Management March 30, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.
Assurance March 30, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.
Core 2 March 31, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.
Finance March 31, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.
Taxation March 31, 2017 8:15 a.m. 9 a.m.


Please refer to the Writing Centre Schedule.

Format, Length and Competencies

Learn about the format, length and competency area weightings of the examinations for the Core 1 and Core 2 modules:

Exam Regulations

It is your responsibility as a student to prepare for the examination. Ensure you have read the Examination Rules and Regulations and watched the CPA Examination Rules video in its entirety.

Exam Software

A laptop with a Windows operating system in English or French must be used with Securexam installed. If an operating system is in any language other than English or French, IT proctors will not be able to assist students with troubleshooting computer issues.  Learn about Securexam.

Exam Results

Exam results will be posted on Brightspace (D2L) approximately two weeks after the examination.


Students may appeal examination results. Please refer to the Candidate Guide in Brightspace. Appeals require a fee of $195 plus HST.

Resources for Unsuccessful Attempts

Please refer to the documents below for information on how to proceed after an unsuccessful attempt at an examination or module.