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As The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) centers its focus on core internal auditing, we are pleased to announce that Board for Global EHS (environmental, health and safety) Credentialing (BGC) will be taking over the Certified Professional Environmental Auditor® (CPEA®) and Certified Process Safety Auditor® (CPSA®) certifications.

When?

Starting March 8, 2020 if you would like to submit an exam registration or have questions about your program, you may email BEAC@theiia.org.

Certified Individuals: As of April 1, 2020 all BEAC certified individuals will be transferred to The Board for Global EHS Credentialing.
 
In-Process Candidates: As of June 1, 2020 the in-process candidates and administration of the program will be transferred to The Board for Global EHS Credentialing.

BEAC Transition Candidate Scenarios
  

​Scenario Action​
Before 31 March 2020: I currently hold a CPEA or CPSA designation (active or inactive) ​You may continue to use your designation if you are active and have reported your CPD. If you need to report your CPD for 2019 or reactive your designation please reach out to BEAC@theiia.org
After 31 March 2020: I currently hold a CPEA or CPSA designation Please visit Board for Global EHS Credentialing or email them at BEAC@EHSCredentialing.org to maintain your designation.
Before 31 May 2020: I would like to apply into the CPEA and/or CPSA ​Please visit the Eligibility Requirements Page.
After 31 May 2020: I would like to apply into the CPEA and/or CPSA ​Please visit Board for Global EHS Credentialing or email them at BEAC@EHSCredentialing.org to apply into the program.
Before 31 May 2020: I am currently approved into the CPEA and/or CPSA and have a scheduled examination You may continue to sit for your examination appointment. To reschedule or cancel your examination please contact PearsonVUE directly.
Before 31 May 2020: I am currently approved into the CPEA and/or CPSA and have not scheduled my examination​ ​Please email BEAC@theiia.org to complete the exam registration and submit payment to The IIA. CPEA and CPSA programs are not included in the new CCMS.
After 31 May 2020: I am currently approved into the CPEA and/or CPSA and have not scheduled my examination​ ​Please visit Board for Global EHS Credentialing or email them at BEAC@EHSCredentialing.org to complete the exam registration.
 
 

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