Differentiate yourself from your peers—and your competitors—by demonstrating your commitment to performing the highest-quality SOC for Service Organizations engagements for this very specialized area of practice.
Developed by leading subject matter experts, the Advanced SOC for Service Organizations Certificate Exam tests your knowledge and skills related to conducting both SOC 1® and SOC 2® engagements, including the ability to plan, perform, and report on the engagements. This exam is offered in a timed online format and consists of 75 multiple choice questions.
In order to successfully pass the examination, you must be able to evaluate and analyze the core concepts related to SOC for Service Organizations engagements. Upon passing the exam, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge to be proudly displayed anywhere on the internet—a personal blog, a social network like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla Open Badges, a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume.
Advanced-level practitioners (CPAs and non-CPAs) who manage and lead SOC engagements.
Important note: Each exam purchase entitles you to one exam (first attempt) and one re-take (second attempt) if you do not pass the first attempt. Prior to accessing the re-take, we recommend you study any topics identified in your first attempt exam results. If you do not pass either the first or second attempt, you must purchase two more attempts. Exams passed outside of these purchase and re-take rules will not result in the issuing of a digital badge. If you have any questions regarding the completion of any of your exam attempts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your results.
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