Taking the Exams

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What resources do I need to take a Certification Exam?

    If I do not use the SOLIDWORKS® CAD software or the SOLIDWORKS® Simulation software, can I still take a certification exam with an evaluation copy?

    Which commercial version of the SOLIDWORKS software should I use to take certification exams?

    How do I install the Tangix TesterPRO client software?

    How do I take my SOLIDWORKS certification test with a standard voucher?

    How do I take my SOLIDWORKS certification test with a trackable voucher or Event ID?

    How do I take my SOLIDWORKS certification test with an exam credit?

    Once I begin a certification exam session in the testing client, what is the time limit to complete the exam?

    Can I pause a certification exam?

    What is the policy on retaking a certification exam?

    What will happen if my computer crashes while I am taking a certification exam?

    I took a certification exam and my Internet connection failed when the test ended. How do I report my results now?

    Where can I report technical issues and enhancement requests regarding the certification testing software?

    When I took a certification exam, I entered ',' for every decimal place, not '.' Is this okay?


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