More information released about the Advanced Cicerone exam

cert cicerone exam advice Sep 27, 2015

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.

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