The IBCCES Autism Travel Competency Exam Description


The IBCCES Autism Travel Competency Exam Description

  • The Autism Travel Competency Exam is only offered online to individuals who are seeking CATP certification and for no other purpose.
  • The Autism Travel Competency Exam is comprised of multiple-choice questions with four possible answers.
  • The CATP Autism Competency Exam has approximately 32 questions. Passing score of 80% is required for board approval.
  • Candidates are given a total of 60 minutes to complete the Autism Travel Competency exam.
  • The Exams are based on the IBCCES Ten Areas of Autism Travel Competency.
  • The Exams were professionally developed to accepted examination standards.
  • The Exams are administered online via an online proctoring system. Once you begin the exam, you will not be allowed to open any web pages or documents. The Exam must be completed in one session and questions cannot be skipped or returned to during the exam.
  • Directions on how to access the exam will be provided once you submit your application.
  • Candidates will be able to view exam results immediately. If you do not pass the online Autism Travel Competency exam on your first attempt, you will be eligible to retake the exam at no additional cost.
  • Candidates who do not pass the examination are provided with percentages of correctly answered items. Exam content may not be appealed.

The CATP Competency Exam Content Outline

Content Area% of questions
What is Autism?14%
Selling into Autism Market11%
Breakdown of Target Market11%
Sensory Awareness10%
Individual’s Perspective19%
Parent Perspective10%
Resorts / Hotels10%
Air Travel5%
Road Trips5%

Terms and Conditions

The IBCCES Terms and Conditions for taking the exam must be agreed to prior to commencing the examination.

  • The Terms and Conditions are as follows:
    • This is the CATP Autism Travel Competency Exam. You will have 60 minutes to answer all examination questions. When answering the questions, choose the best answer to each question.
    • If there is a problem with a question, such as a typo, you may notify us at However, encountering of a problem does not affect your individual score and IBCCES will not provide feedback regarding these notifications.
    • All questions on this examination are equally weighted. Each question must be answered before you can proceed to the next question. You are not able to return to a question once answered.
    • YOU ARE PERMANENTLY PROHIBITED FROM EVER DISCLOSING THE CONTENT OF THE IBCCES EXAMINATION QUESTIONS. This prohibition includes verbal, written, and/or electronic (e.g., email, chat room, or other internet or electronic) disclosure. The Autism Travel Competency exam and individual questions are protected and highly confidential trade secrets. Any disclosure or reconstruction of test questions and content shall be a violation of IBCCES rules and subject to damages including, but not limited to, the cost of replacing the compromised question(s) and reconstruction of the exam.
    • The exam must be taken with no outside assistance (including other individual or references). IBCCES also considers unauthorized sharing of exam content with others or using outside assistance to be a violation of the terms and conditions and constitutes cheating. Cheating or permitting cheating (such as letting someone copy your answers or providing information on the content of the exam questions to others), will be cause for disqualification. In such an event your application fees will not be refunded or deferred.