Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam

An Aspen Plus Certified Expert User has an in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build large models and interpret results of an existing plant using Aspen Plus, with minimal guidance.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building process simulations including defining the properties, creating large flowsheets with various unit operations and recycle streams, reporting physical properties at different locations. This person also demonstrates expertise with some more advanced topics such as property parameter regression, detailed distillation modeling, sensitivity analysis, design specs, calculator blocks, convergence, and troubleshooting.

Audience:

Process Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Modeling Engineer
Research Engineer
Product Engineer

 

Exam Details

  • EXAM NAME:

    Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam

  • EXAM NUMBER:

    ACEU-PLUS01

  • FORMAT:

    Multiple choice and lab

  • EXPIRATION:

    3 years

  • DURATION:

    4 hours

  • NUMBER OF QUESTIONS:

    43

  • PASSING SCORE:

    70 %

  • LEVEL:

    Aspen Certified Expert User

  • SOFTWARE PROVIDED:

    Aspen Plus

Exam Preparation

You are either required to take the below training courses or take the Aspen User Certification Exam for Aspen Plus (first level exam) before taking the expert level exam.

Users will benefit from the instructor-led courses:

Modeling Batch Processes using Aspen Plus (Virtual or In-Person)

Distillation Modeling using Aspen Plus (Virtual or In-Person)


Review Exam Topics:

Study Guide

Exam Guidelines

NOTEPay attention to the language of the exam indicated on the website before you register. The instructions from the proctor during the exam and the exam itself will be provided in the indicated language.


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 receive 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 Expert 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.

Register for a Exam

Name Version Exam Location Language Date Time Zone Time Type Price
Name: ACEU-PLUSS01 Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-EMEA Language: English Date: 10/20/2021 Time Zone: United Kingdom Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUSS01 Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-EMEA Language: English Date: 11/24/2021 Time Zone: United Kingdom Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
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Name: ACEU-PLUSS01 Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: V11.1 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-APAC Language: English Date: 09/23/2021 Time Zone: Singapore Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUS Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: V11.0 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-Americas Language: English Date: 10/26/2021 Time Zone: USA Central Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUS Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam - Spanish Version: V11.0 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-Latin America Language: Spanish Date: 10/12/2021 Time Zone: Mexico Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUS Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam - Spanish Version: V11.0 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-Latin America Language: Spanish Date: 11/23/2021 Time Zone: Mexico Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUS Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: V11.0 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-Americas Language: English Date: 11/9/2021 Time Zone: USA Central Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register
Name: ACEU-PLUS Aspen Plus Expert User Certification Exam Version: V11.0 Exam: Aspen Plus Location: Virtual-Americas Language: English Date: 12/7/2021 Time Zone: USA Central Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Type: Virtual Price: (USD) 150.00 Register

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