CHOP Certification is an "individual" Certification designed for Operations Professionals working in the healthcare environment. CHOP (B) is our first of the CHOP series and is developed at the basic level. The Training portion of this course consists of three, (3) days of instructor-led, classroom training. The classroom portion is followed by an electronic exam. Approved participants must complete and pass with a minimum score of 80%. The exam will be available for ONE, (1) TWO HOUR timed attempt within a 14 day window. Although anyone in the healthcare setting may attend the training there is a requirement to complete the application process for those wishing to sit for the exam and to become CHOP certified.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Three (3) years of associated Physical Environment experience*, two (2) years of which must have been in a healthcare setting.
*Associated Physical Environment experience refers to work experience in the following functional areas: ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems, Facilities, Life Safety Management, Safety Management, Security Management, Hazard Materials Management, Emergency Management, Medical Equipment and Utility Management Systems.
-All participants must have access to a computer with internet connection to complete the CHOP exam. Participants must pass the exam with a minimum score of 80%. Upon completion of the test, the professional will receive immediate feedback on the passing or failing of the exam.
- If the exam is passed, a certificate will be electronically sent for their record with the DNV GL watermark, the amount of contact hours granted, and a description describing the meaning/purpose of the certification.
- If the exam is not passed, the applicant may pay a fee and re-apply to sit for the exam, no sooner than 30 days from the last attempt.
The CHOP (B) certification will be valid for a 3-year period. At the end of this period, there will be the option to renew the certification with a fee and submission of 40 continuing education or to re-sit for the exam. Recertification information can be found on the CHOP Introduction page.
CHOP B (Basic) Retake Exam:
A retake exam is available to any participant who has completed the 3 Day CHOP-B classroom course. An Exam link will be emailed to each registered participant before 8 am on the date of the exam. Please reach out to the Training and Education team with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Exam Dates:
- March 26 - 28, 2021
- June 4 - 6, 2021
- September 3 - 5, 2021
- November 12 - 14, 2021
Exam Fee: $199/per