At least one week prior to the module start date, you will receive an email from Brightspace (D2L), the online learning platform, with your login and password. All the module material will be delivered through Brightspace (D2L), where you also have access to schedules, webinars, discussion boards and other learning tools. Material will be posted three days prior to a module's start date. Should you experience any difficulty with Brightspace (D2L), please contact D2Lsupport@cpacanada.ca.
Each module includes one weekend classroom workshop (Saturday and Sunday). Core 1 contains an additional weekend orientation workshop. Attendance at the workshops in their entirety is mandatory. Learn more about PEP Workshops.
Examinations are used to measure whether students have acquired the knowledge and developed the skills and competencies expected within the modules and courses. Learn more about CPA PEP Examinations.
CPA Ontario uses Securexam, a special "lockdown" software, for examinations. Students must install, verify and update Securexam as required. Learn more.
CPA PEP examination results are posted on Brightspace (D2L) approximately two weeks after each exam. Students are permitted three attempts per examination; a student who is unsuccessful on their third attempt will be deregistered, as per the Member’s Handbook, Regulation 6-1.
Appeals – CPA PEP Module Examination Results
Students who were unsuccessful in CPA PEP module examinations may request an appeal. Students will be notified if their appeal was successful or unsuccessful — no additional information will be provided.
The fee for each appeal is $195 plus HST. Appeal fees will be refunded if the appeal is successful.
The deadline to submit an appeal is 5 p.m. on January 23, 2018.
To request an appeal, select the appropriate module below:
Withdrawals and Deferrals
Students may withdraw from, or defer, a CPA PEP exam by submitting their request online. Exams may be deferred only once. A fee may be required — refer to the Member’s Handbook, Regulation 4-2. For more information, please refer to the CPA PEP Withdrawals and Deferrals.
For a list of all fees, please refer to the Member’s Handbook, Regulation 4-2.
Refer to the CPA PEP FAQs and the CPA PEP Examination FAQs.