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Pearson VUE Signs Agreement with National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Pearson VUE has signed an agreement with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying purposes.

FREMONT, CA: Pearson VUE is a leader in computer-based testing, has declared that it has renewed its agreement with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), the nonprofit organization is responsible for the development of the exams utilized for engineering and surveying licensure across the country.

Under the agreement, the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS), Fundamentals of Engineering (FE), Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS), and computer-based Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exams will be provided through Pearson VUE’s owned-and-operated network of Pearson Professional Centers and various select locations as determined by the NCEES.

NCEES and Pearson VUE formed its calculations and test delivery partnership in 2012, emphasizing converting the FE and FS exams from paper-based to the computer-based test delivery starting from January 2014. 

 Eric D’Astolfo, Vice President, Business Development at Pearson VUE, says: “We are delighted that the NCEES has entered into another long-term agreement with Pearson VUE. NCEES exams for licensure are widely recognized as reliable measures of candidates’ competence. We are very pleased with our successful collaboration on NCEES’ ongoing transition to computer-based testing.”

“NCEES is pleased to extend our agreement with Pearson VUE to transition our exams to a computer-based format,” says David Cox, chief executive officer of NCEES. “The benefits of year-round testing have never been more important than they are today due to the impact of COVID-19. We look forward to completing the transition process and being able to provide more testing opportunities to our examinees.”