More information released about the Advanced Cicerone exam
The Cicerone Certification Program released new info about the Advanced Cicerone exam on Sept 21st, 2015. Here's a summary of the important stuff:
- The first AC exams will be in Chicago on Feb 2nd and 3rd. If you want an exam you'll need to enter a lottery starting on Oct 1st.
- East Coast and West Coast AC exam dates will also be announced on Oct 1st. It's a one day exam with 24 seats.
- The AC exam will cost $595. Retaking the tasting portion will be $200. Retaking the written portion will be $275.
- The exam will include two oral sections involving hands-on presentations.
- You'll need an 80% overall and 75% minimum on the tasting portion to pass.
More info can be found here: http://cicerone.org/content/advanced-cicerone.