EnCase™ Certified eDiscovery Practitioner Certification Program (EnCEP) - U.S.
The EnCase™ Certified eDiscovery Practitioner (EnCEP) program certifies private- and public-sector professionals in the use of the OpenText™ EnCase™ eDiscovery software as well as their proficiency in electronic discovery planning, project management, and best practices, spanning legal hold to load file creation. EnCase eDiscovery is the leading electronic discovery solution for the search, collection, preservation, and processing of electronically stored information (ESI).
EnCase users in the public and private sector
EnCase eDiscovery Classroom / vClass + 3 Months of Qualified Work Experience
EnCEP REQUIREMENTS AND PROCESS
STEP 1: You need to have attended the live EnCase eDiscovery training course AND have three months work experience in electronic discovery collection, processing, and/or project management.
STEP 2: Complete the EnCEP Application Download and complete the application and send it to the Certification Coordinator:
Attn: Certification Coordinator
1055 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106-2375
STEP 3: Register for Test
- Once the application has been received and approved, you will be contacted by the Certification Coordinator for the certification test payment, which can be paid by credit card, check, or purchase order.
- The test cost is USD$125.00 ($150.00 International), which includes Phase I and Phase II tests delivered online with the ExamBuilder engine. The Annual Training Passport does not cover the price of the exam fee.
STEP 4: Take Phase I (Written Exam)
- With the information provided by the Certification Coordinator,log onto ExamBuilder to take the Phase I computer-based written exam. You will have 1.25 hours to complete the test of 100 questions drawn from a pool of about 200.
- Minimum passing score is 80%.
- If your organization or personal information changes prior to retesting, you will need to submit a new application.
STEP 5: Take Phase II (Practical Exam)
- Those who pass the Phase I test will be registered for Phase II scenario exam online.
- The Phase II scenario exam tests the candidate on the use of EnCase eDiscovery in scenarios and case studies, utilizing the skills taught in the EnCase eDiscovery courses.
- The candidates are allotted 3.5 hours to complete the Phase II exam. Candidates must complete the Phase II test within 30 calendar days of being scheduled for the Phase II test. Extensions of up to seven (7) calendar days may be granted by the Certification Coordinator on a case-by-case basis.
- You must receive a score of 80% on the Phase II test to pass. If you do not complete the Phase II test within the time allotted them, you will be required to start the EnCEP process over at Phase I. Requests extensions must be made in writing and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
STEP 6: EnCEP Certification and Renewal Process
- Those who pass the Phase II exam will be notified via email and issued an electronic EnCEP certificate and wallet card.
- EnCEP certifications are valid for three years from date obtained. Detailed information about the renewal process and submitting renewal credit is available here.
- Please be aware EnCEP examiners are responsible for knowing their certification expiration date. Should your certification expire, you will be required to restart the EnCEP process from Phase I. Extensions will not be granted. If you are unsure of your expiration date please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contacting any EnCEP examiners or trainers while you are undergoing the EnCEP testing process (Phase I and II) will be considered cheating and result in immediate failure and exclusion from future testing.
- If you have any questions regarding EnCEP, please contact email@example.com.