Aspen Plus User Certification Exam

An Aspen Plus Certified User has the in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build models and interpret results using Aspen Plus.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building process simulations including defining the properties environment, creating flowsheets with unit operations, and utilizing available tools for analysis and reporting. This person also demonstrates fluency with some more advanced topics such as convergence, troubleshooting, and detailed distillation modeling.

Audience:

Process Engineer
Chemical Engineer

Exam Details

  • EXAM NAME:

    Aspen Plus User Certification Exam

  • EXAM NUMBER:

    ACU-PLUS01

  • FORMAT:

    Multiple choice and lab

  • EXPIRATION:

    3 Years

  • DURATION:

    4 hours

  • NUMBER OF QUESTIONS:

    40

  • PASSING SCORE:

    70 %

  • LEVEL:

    Aspen Certified User

  • SOFTWARE PROVIDED:

    Aspen Plus

Exam Preparation

Training is not required, however it's highly recommended. 
Users will benefit from the optional instructor-led courses:
Process Modeling using Aspen Plus (New Online Offering) 
Process Modeling using Aspen Plus (Virtual or In-Person)

Review Exam Topics 
Study Guide

Exam Guidelines

During your online exam you will be proctored by our certified instructors.

The following are required for you to take the exam:
1. WebCam to monitor you
2. High speed internet - ensure you have minimal devices connected and use ethernet cord if internet is slow. Run this test: https://use.cloudshare.com/Ent/Machine.mvc/testpage#/
3. Google Chrome Web Browser

Read Aspen certification guidelines before taking the exam. You must be familiar with technology used for online exams and the expectations. 
 

After the exam

Results will be sent to you within two weeks.

If you passed the exam, you will recieve an email to post your credentials on Linkedin. Please make sure you provided your Linkedin email address on the exam to the proctor. 
View the instructions to post your credentials on Linkedin.

In your post when you “Share to Linkedin” feel free to edit verbiage, however please use the below hashtags. 
Proud to announce that I am certified as an Aspen Plus Certified User.
#AspenPlus #processoptimization #aspenusercertification

If retake needed, a report will be provided identifying areas of improvement. Read Aspen Certification Policy of when you are eligible to take the next exam.

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