There are three options by which a candidate can take the NETA Certification Exam.  First, is to take the exam through our Proctored Online Exam program.  The second option is to take the NETA Pencil to Paper Certification Exam on one of the multiple predetermined testing dates and locations that are made available throughout the year (check the Calendar for upcoming test dates & locations).  The third and final option is through the Testing On Demand group testing service, which is available to enrichment program providers/employers for their teaching staffs. 

All formal policies, procedures and regulations for the examination are found in the certification guide.   Remember, if you enrolled in the NETA Prep Course 201, your tuition covers the NETA Certification Examination Fee.

OPTION # 1:             ONLINE TESTING     $140

The ONLINE NETA certification exam is the most widely utilized and popular method of testing. This computer-based, user-friendly method allows the candidate to take the exam at their own convenience. The NETA Certification Exam is proctored and conducted by Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. (AMP), an internationally recognized leader in online computer based testing services.  Certified enrichment teacher candidates can take the NETA Certification Exam at one of AMP’s many testing facilities located throughout the nation.  To find a testing center near you, click here:  


AMP has over twenty five years of experience in the field of candidate assessment.  They assess more than 250,000 candidates on an annual basis for over 80 credentialing organizations throughout the world.  To learn more about AMP, click here www.goamp.com

Please Note:  At-home online testing is not available.  In order to secure the integrity of the exam and to ensure the safety of the public, the online version of the NETA Certification Exam will be administered only at authorized testing centers and under the supervision of AMP proctors. 

OPTION # 2:             PENCIL TO PAPER TESTING          $140

Pencil to Paper testing is the traditional, time-honored approach to formal examination.  The first step is to check the Calendar for an upcoming test date.  You may choose an exam in any state regardless of where you reside.  Once you have selected a test date & location complete, sign and mail in your NETA Certification Exam Registration Form and tuition to reserve your space.  Remember, if you signed up for PREP COURSE 201 Instructor Competency Education Intensive, the tuition you paid for the course covers the testing fee for the NETA Certification Exam as well as one complimentary re-test if you fail to pass the exam. 

OPTION # 3:             TESTING ON DEMAND        $ group rates apply

If you are an enrichment program provider and your organization has been given a deadline by which your teaching staff must be certified, the National Enrichment Teachers Association's Testing On Demand service can fulfill your needs.

With Testing On Demand, you simply contact NETA to set up a testing date which is convenient for you and your organization.  On the appointed day, our proctors will come to your facility and administer the NETA Certification Exam to your entire teaching staff.  NETA can also provide discounted group testing rates and differing payment structures, contingent upon the size and needs of your organization - the group rate can be issued to each teacher on your staff (if paid by the individual teacher) or a premium discounted rate can be provided to your organization if your organization is to remit the testing fee in its entirety.  Please feel free to contact NETA for further details.

A NETA-certified teaching staff is the benchmark of quality in the enrichment industry.  Private enrichment companies, summer camps, YMCAs, private studios, PTA programs, day care centers, private and public schools, municipal enrichment programs, et al, can all take advantage of NETA's Testing On Demand service.  Increase public safety, heighten competence and professionalism in the field and reduce your exposure to liability.  Contact NETA today!