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Qualify for CCEP Fellowship Status

The following are the steps involved in obtaining the CCEP-F:

  1. Submit completed application to CCB with all supporting documentation.
  2. Receive approval from CCB and notice of mentor. Once the candidate has received notice of approval of the application for fellowship status, he/she will have three years to complete all required activities to be approved for fellowship status.
  3. Submit completed simulation examination application directly to the CCB (Exam Application will be sent to you with your notice of approval).
  4. Schedule appointment with AMP to take the simulation exam.
  5. Take the simulation exam.
  6. Receive notice of pass/fail determination.
  7. After passing the simulation exam, submit copy of fellowship project at least one year prior to the end of your three-year deadline.
  8. Receive notice of the project presentation date from the CCB Fellowship Certification Committee.
  9. Present fellowship project to fellowship certification committee.
  10. Receive notice of decision of fellowship status.

*Notice of acceptance or rejection of the application for the fellowship process will take at least six weeks.

Criteria for Fellowship Application

  1. CCEP credential for a minimum of three years (can be non‑consecutive years);
  2. Certificates of credit documenting 40 hours of CCB CEUs within the two years preceding application with 20 hours within the 12 months preceding application;
  3. Three references (no immediate family members)
    • One character reference
    • One reference from an SCCE member who is also CCEP
    • One reference from your current immediate supervisor (not required for individuals who are unemployed when the application for fellowship status is submitted);
  4. Current SCCE membership and at least three years preceding application (these need not be consecutive years);
  5. A written statement that details knowledge and experience in the operation of all necessary elements of an effective compliance and ethics program;
  6. Minimum of a bachelors degree verified by a certified transcript;
  7. At least five years experience as a compliance & ethics professional;
  8. Detailed written description of the Fellowship project proposal for approval by the CCB Fellowship Certification Committee (see page 22 for details);
  9. A completed authorization form allowing the CCB Certification Board to complete a background check including a criminal background check; and
  10. Submission of $150.00 non-refundable application fee. (Candidate also responsible for all travel fees)

PLEASE NOTE: an application to CCEP-F will require approval of the CCB Fellowship Certification Committee. Your application will not be reviewed until all required forms and documents are received by the CCB Fellowship Certification Committee. Prior to approval of the application, an in-person screening interview with the CCB Fellowship Certification Committee may be required.

If your application is approved, you will be assigned a mentor to assist you in obtaining answers for any questions you may have regarding the process. The candidate will have three years from the date the application is approved to complete all aspects of the process to be considered for CCEP-F status.

Practice Exam

This practice examination will allow you to see what it is like to take the online exam. The computer monitors the time you spend on the examination. The examination will terminate if you exceed the time limit. You may click on the “Time” button in the lower right portion of the screen or select the TIME key to monitor your time. A digital clock indicates the time remaining for you to complete the examination.

Only one examination question is presented at a time. The question number will appear in the lower right portion of the screen. You will indicate your choice by either entering the letter of the option you think is correct (A, B, C, or D) or clicking on the option using the mouse.

To change your answer, enter a different option by pressing the A, B, C, or D key or by clicking on the option using the mouse. You may change your answer as many times as you wish during the examination time limit. In the lower right you will find a “Grade” button. Click this button to see if you answered correctly. To move to the next question, click on the forward arrow (>). To move to the previous question, click on the backward arrow (<).

Click here to begin the practice CCEP-F® examination.