Do you have a complete list of modules and what formats they're available in?
Yes, we do! Click here for a list of modules and their available formats, or here for more information on purchasing.
How much do modules cost?
How often are modules updated?
The most recent round of updates were completed in 2017. This includes modules and their corresponding exams. Click here for a list of all current edition dates. We always recommend having the most current edition so that you're best prepared for the exam.
Pricing depends on which format you choose. Click here for detailed pricing information.
Do I have to be a PLUS member to pursue the RPLU designation?
No, the RPLU designation is open to everyone whether they are a PLUS member or not. However, both modules and exams pricing is based on member status. On average, PLUS members save $50 to $100 on each purchase. Click here for more information on joining PLUS.
Are there any prerequisites for the RPLU designation?
No, there are no prerequisites for the designation and you are not required to study modules in any particular order. However, if you are newer to the industry, we strongly recommend starting with the Core modules, then moving on to the Elective modules.
Do I have to complete the designation in a certain amount of time?
No, there is no time limit on completing the designation so you can feel free to go at your own pace. On average, you can expect to spend 10 to 12 hours studying per module. To ensure you have the most current content, we strongly recommend that you order a module(s) when you're able to commit to studying and taking the corresponding exam.
I have other professional designations. Are there any waivers available for PLUS modules?
Yes, certain Core modules can be waived based on other designations and educational background. Click here to view available waivers.
To receive a waiver, the following steps must be completed:
- Select the appropriate RPLU Waiver here (click on Page 2) and submit with payment
- Upload the required documentation, transcripts, or certificates under the Document Uploads section of the Member Dashboard
Each waiver application is $75. This fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee approval of the waiver application.
How do I take an exam?
If you purchase an Online eLearning module, an exam is automatically included in your module. If you purchase a Digital Download or Hard Copy module, or you need CE credit for your exam, you'll need to take your exam at a proctored location. RPLU exams are offered at Prometric Testing Sites and Corporate Testing Sites.
Exam Registration Information | Click here
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Corporate Testing Site Information | Click here
Have more questions about RPLU exams?
Click here for answers on our Exam FAQ page.