Registered Building Supply Professional (RBSP) Exams

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Four simple steps towards receiving your RBSP designation:

Step 1     
Register for the RBSP examination. Online applications now include access to Volumes 1-7 and the Guide to Green Cleaning in e-book format. You have 365 days from the date you apply to access the e-book study materials and the online examination. If you do not complete the exam within the time limit, it will count as an automatic fail.

Step 2     
If you would also like hard copies of the study materials, you may order your materials online in the BSCAI Marketplace.

Step 3     
Log on when you are ready to take the examination. New features for online certification include:

  • Examinees will have 14 days to complete all 4 sections of the RBSP exam.
  • Once you begin one of the four sections of your exam, the 14 day timer begins.
    • Individual sections are still timed the same as paper testing.
    • Examinees do not need to take the sections in order and can choose to take one section after the other or space them out within the 14 days.
  • Examinees do not need to have a proctor present.
  • Results are generated automatically after each section is completed and an e-mail confirmation is sent with total results when the exam is completed.
  • The exams are completely True/False and Multiple Choice.

Step 4
Online testing results will be received instantly. Candidates must achieve a minimum passing score of 70% on each of the four sections on the exam. A candidate can retake any section that he/she does not pass again within one year. You can apply to retake the exam by logging into your profile and adding the reexamination to your cart. Re-examination is a $100 fee to BSCAI headquarters.

FAQ's for the RBSP Exam:

  • 2/3 of examinees pass all sections during the first examination
  • Practice exams are only available in first edition study materials and are intended only to ensure you covered the material in the book but not intended to replicate the look and feel of the actual exam questions.
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