IAAP Practice Test

The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) offers two different certifications to individuals seeking to improve their professional credentials. The IAAP Certified Professional Secretary and Certified Administrative Professional examinations offer a chance to demonstrate knowledge and skill in the areas most critical to the modern office environment.

The IAAP Certified Professional Secretary focuses on three content areas: office technology; office systems and administration; and management.

The IAAP Certified Administrative Professional exam is a bit more challenging, and focuses on four content areas: office technology; office systems and administration; management; and advanced organizational management.

The office systems and technology section of the IAAP exams consists of 175 multiple-choice questions, and takes 2 hours to complete. This section covers the following subjects:

  • computer hardware, systems, and configuration (12% of the section)
  • document layout, design, and reproduction (16%)
  • software (60%)
  • managing physical resources (12%)

The office administration section of the IAAP exams consists of 175 multiple-choice questions, and takes 2 hours to complete. This section covers the following subjects:

  • records management (28% of the section)
  • communication (72%)

The management section of the IAAP exams consists of 175 multiple-choice questions, and takes 2 hours to complete. This section covers the following subjects:

  • human resources (48% of the section)
  • accounting procedures and analysis (16%)
  • time management (12%)
  • communication (24%)

The advanced organizational management section of the CAP exam consists of 175 multiple-choice questions, and takes 3 ½ hours to complete. This section covers the following subjects:

  • organizational planning (28% of the section)
  • advanced administration (24%)
  • team skills (24%)
  • advanced communication (24%)

The IAAP exams are taken on paper. An official score report, which includes summaries of performance in every section, is mailed about 45 days after the exam.

CAP Practice Test

by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: May 22, 2019