The Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam (BACE) is open to all applicants and no prerequisites are required. It includes both a written examination (Knowledge Exam) and a practical skills evaluation (Practical Exam). Both assessments are closed book.
There are two Exam Administration Options: Paper & Pencil Administration and Computer-Based Administration.
Paper and Pencil Testing
Candidates test on site with a live proctor. The Knowledge Exam is taken in a standard classroom, and the Practical Exam is taken in a science lab under the observation of an approved Skills Evaluator.
Candidates test on site with a live proctor. Both the Knowledge and Practical portions are taken in a computer lab or a standard classroom using the candidates’ personal computers.