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The Need-to-Know Criteria describe the core competencies covered on the ABC standardized exams and lists exam specifications, as well as reference material that should be used to prepare for the ABC exam.
Please contact the certifying authority for your state, province, or geopolitical region to determine if the ABC Need-to-Know Criteria are used by your certification program.
The following ABC Need-to-Know Criteria are available in PDF format by selecting the links below. Need-to-Know Criteria may be reproduced with written permission from ABC.
ABC's 2012 New Standardized Exam Need-to-Know Criteria
Please contact the certifying authority for your state, province, or geopolitical region to determine which Need-to-Know Criteria to use for your examination.