Trainer Certification

Can I add more experience details at the Trainer eligibility form?

Yes. Simply use the Add another document link to add an additional form.

Can I as a PECB Certified Trainer organize a PECB course?

No. PECB Courses can only be organized by PECB authorized Resellers. If you have clients interested in taking a PECB course, please contact any Authorized Distributor (

Can I as a Trainer invigilate/proctor the students I have trained while they take the Certification exam?

No. It is against the PECB Examination Policy for the Trainer to invigilate a PECB exam session.

Can I become a PECB Certified Trainer if I have less than 5 years of professional experience?

The list of PECB Lead Certification requirements includes a +5 year professional experience. Therefore, one cannot become a PECB Certified Trainer if the +5 years of professional experience requirement is not meet.

Can I close the Trainer Certification process?

Yes. If you would like to stop the Certification process to continue at another time, simply close the session and the system will store the already completed steps.

Can I review the Trainer Certification live presentation?

Yes. Once you are done recording the Live Presentation, you can review the recorded session by using the Video Player settings.

Can I skip the PECB Trainer Presentation Video?

No. It is mandatory to view the Trainer Presentation video before taking the Trainer Quiz. When the video is played for the first time you will not be allowed to fast forward or rewind, as it’s important to watch the video entirely. After the first time, you can go back to the video and fast-forward or rewind.

Can I teach PECB courses without having a PECB Certified Trainer active account?

No. The PECB Trainer Certificate cannot be obtained without having an active PECB account.

Can I use my existing PECB account to submit my Trainer Eligibility form?

Yes. The PECB Trainer Eligibility form will become available after you click the Become a Certified Trainer link and then log in to your PECB account to submit the form.

Do I get access to the materials of the PECB courses I am certified to teach by becoming a PECB Certified Trainer?

Yes. As a PECB Certified Trainer you will gain access at course materials for courses you are certified to teach. You will be able to access the course materials using PECB KATE.

How can I reopen the Trainer Certification process?

To reopen the Certification process, please follow the steps below:
a) Login at your PECB account;
b) Click the Trainer Certification tab;
c) Click the “Incomplete link to reopen the Certification process.

How long does it take for my Trainer eligibility form to be reviewed?

Upon submitting your Trainer eligibility form, the application will be reviewed within 48 (business) hours. Once the review is completed, we will reply to your request for receiving the Trainer Certification application form.

How long does the Trainer Certification live presentation last?

The length of the Live Presentation recording is up to 5 minutes.

How long will my PECB Trainer Certificate be valid for?

PECB Trainer Certificate is valid for three consecutive years.

How many attempts do I have to pass the quiz?

There are three attempts available to successfully pass the Trainer Quiz.

How many questions does the Trainer Quiz have?

The Trainer Quiz consists of 13 questions.

How to add additional certificates in my Trainer Account?

Please log in to your PECB Trainer account and at your Trainer dashboard click the ‘Applied for’ tab. In the right side of the screen, please click on the ‘Apply for a new certification category’ and add your additional PECB Lead Certificates. Once we approve your request/s, you will be listed as a Trainer for the respective ISO credential.

How to become PECB Certified Trainer?

In order to become PECB Certified Trainer, please click here. This manual will walk you through the steps you should follow to apply for a Trainer Certificate.

Is reference-checking part of the PECB Trainer Certification process?

Yes. PECB will perform a reference check to verify the applicant’s experience.

Is the PECB Trainer Certification process quiz mandatory?

Yes. The successful completion of the Trainer Quiz during the Trainer Certification process is a mandatory requirement.

Is there any type of examination during the PECB Trainer Certification process?

Yes. During the Trainer Certification process, it is required to take the PECB Trainer Quiz. The quiz is related to the video presentation that is showed before taking it (the quiz).

What happens if I fail all the attempts?

If you fail all three Trainer Quiz attempts, please contact the PECB Trainer Certification Program Manager at

What happens if my application is approved?

Once your application is approved, your PECB account will be upgraded to include a Trainer Account as well. You can switch between your PECB Account and Trainer Account by selecting the options on the top-right corner “Login in as:”.

What happens if my application is rejected?

Your application can be partially rejected, meaning that PECB will require you to provide further information regarding any specific step(s)of the trainer certification application (e.g. redo the trainer live presentation). In this case, you can simply update that specific step from the application and resubmit it.

Your application can also be rejected in its entirety – meaning that the information provided in the trainer application is not sufficient and/or doesn’t meet the minimum criteria to become a PECB Certified Trainer. You will receive a notification along with an explanation on what was missing, and/ or what criteria were not met.

What if I am eligible to become a PECB Certified Trainer?

The PECB Trainer Certification application will become available to you.

What is the PECB Trainer Emotional Intelligence Test?

PECB uses the EQ test as an additional evaluation method. This test gives us more insights on the personality traits, behavioral style and cognitive abilities of our candidates.

What is the Trainer Quiz passing score?

The PECB Trainer Quiz passing score is 80%.

What method does PECB use to complete the reference-checking process?

PECB will contact your references through a phone call or e-mail.

What should I present?

You can use the drop-down menu at the Live Presentation step to select the course you would like to present about.

What type of test questions does the Trainer Quiz contain?

The Trainer Quiz consists of solely multiple-choice questions

Where can I find the PECB Code of Ethics?

The PECB Code of Ethics can be found on the following link:

Where can I find the PECB Trainer eligibility form?

The trainer eligibility form can be submitted through the PECB account, under the Trainer Certification tab within the myPECB Dashboard.

Why do I have to provide a Live Presentation during my Certification Process?

To demonstrate better your teaching and presenting skills, the Certification process also requires from you to submit a live presentation video during the application.

Why should I create a PECB Trainer account?

To become part of the PECB network of Certified Trainers, and be authorized to teach PECB courses through the PECB network of Authorized Resellers, it is required to have an active PECB Trainer account. The PECB Trainer account also serves the purpose of digitally accessing PECB course materials using the PECB KATE.

Will filling the PECB Trainer eligibility form be sufficient for me to become a PECB Certified Trainer?

No. PECB will review the eligibility form and take a decision based on the responses provided by the applicant. If the criteria are met, the PECB Trainer Certification application form will become available to the candidate.