Fees and Certification Process


Fees for Certification


The fee for the CAS Certification is $795.  

All ATAB Certifications are 795 except for the CEPS. Email for more info.

This fee covers the cost of your Examination, your CAS Review Materials, and your Certification. 

You will have 2 opportunities to take the exam.

PayPal Credit provides you with the option to take 6 months to pay the fee.

If  you are in a county where PayPal Credit is not available or if you have  a problem with their processing we can assist you with a payment plan  on case by case basis.  

We can also invoice you directly where you can pay with a Credit or Debit card and not utilize PayPal.  You can also call us or send us your credit card information and we will process the charge here.

If we provide you with a payment plan requiring monthly invoices the Certification cost will be 895.

If you are paying for  more than one certification we will provide you with a discount.

If  you are in a county that is not serviced by PayPal or would prefer to  pay by Bank Wire Transfer or Western Union, contact us for payment  instructions.

In a situation where you attempt the examination twice and do not reach the required score for certification the cost for the third examination is $250. If you login to take the examination it counts as 1 attempt.  Be sure that you have at least 2 hours available to complete the exam.  You can not login and begin where you left off.

There  are 2 examinations for the CAS certification.  The Standard examination  for those that do not have the required experience and education is  2,000 questions. 

For those with military, law Enforcement, PSD, EMS, or other qualifying experience the examination is 200 questions. 

Upon  payment of your fees we email all of your study materials and review  materials to you.  We will send you everything that you need to  successfully study for and pass the online CAS Examination. 

Most  people can complete the process in 2 to 3 weeks from the time they  receive their study materials.  You have 6 months to complete the  process.

Re-certification and Continuing Education Unit Hours


Annual  membership is free for all certificate holders (e.g., CAS, CMAS, PSM, MSM, CTR, ITM, OSI, CFCE, CEPS and CHEPS)  provided they meet their annual continuing education (CEU) requirements.

You  must obtain 20 CEU hours per year to maintain your Certification.  Your  hours can be obtains by taking P.O.S.T. Training, Military or Medical  Training.  !0 of the hours must be in Anti or Counter Terrorism.

You may also obtain hours by taking Advanced ATAB Certifications, Advanced ATAB Training or ATAB Webinars.

Private Review Courses and Webinars and Tutoring are Available


Private review courses are  available for an additional fee.  The ATAB program is designed to be  self taught from our online or course materials.  If you feel that you  require additional training due to a language issue or other reason  course materials can be reviewed with you.

ATAB  also has authorized and certified instructors around the world that  teach the ATAB course materials as well as custom designed classes for  your organization.

The webinars start at $150 and the review course depends on your experience level and the amount of time that you require.

Private and Classroom CAS and CMAS Training

 Classroom training for the CAS and  CMAS review course is available for individuals that do not meet the  minimum experience requirements or for those that do not speak English  as a first language.  

Mr. David Otto, CMAS has completed several classes  in Europe and Africa with his students obtaining a 100% passing rate  for the exams.  He has the ability to assist individuals with translation for those not speaking English as a first language.  Individuals that take the Private Classroom training  will be provided the short form of the examination.