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How do I order a paper certificate?
If you would like us to send you a paper certificate, please send us an email providing the following details:
- Your full name, as it appears on the notification printout you were given at the Prometric test center when you completed the exam
- Your unique candidate reference number, as it appears on the notification printout you were given at the Prometric test center when you completed the exam
- The date you took the exam
- The Prometric test center at which you took the exam
- The postal address to which you would like the certificate to be sent
How can I check that a certificate is authentic?
AAE certificates have three basic authenticity features – one is a custom holographic image on the certificate, the second is a custom embossed area on the certificate and the third is a unique candidate reference number printed on the certificate.
How do I get a refund?
If you need to cancel a scheduled test you may be able to get a refund from Prometric. For more information, visit the register, reschedule, cancel or confirm page on the Prometric website. Whether or not you receive a refund for your canceled exam depends on the exam you are scheduled to take, how far in advance you cancel your exam, and the prevailing rules and procedures surrounding exam cancellation.
What are the prerequisites for sitting the AAE exam?
In order to successfully sit the AAE Exam, candidates should have the following:
- Some familiarity with the C programming language and the ability to read and understand ARM assembly language code.
- A good grounding in basic software engineering and development skills.
- Experience of programming in embedded systems.
- An understanding of all the subject areas covered in the syllabus.
How long is the AAE certification valid for?
The current ARM Accredited Engineer certification does not have an expiry date, and is valid for Version 7 of the ARM architecture (ARMv7). However, new certifications may be developed to cover future versions of the ARM architecture.