A.2 Registering for the Exam
The exam is administered through a company called
Obtaining an Exam Voucher
Exam vouchers are sold by Sun Educational Services. Some testing centers may be able to help in obtaining a voucher for the exam. If not, you can obtain one by calling Sun Educational Services. The main number for Sun Educational Services in the United States and Canada is (800) 422-8020.
Be sure to obtain the correct voucher for the programmer exam. The test number for the Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform 1.4 is CX-310-035 . Sun will need credit card information to arrange payment. The cost of the voucher vary, depending on the country you live in. For US residents it costs $150.
Sun will send the voucher as soon as the credit information has been
It is important to take good care of the voucher, as it is needed when signing up for the test at Prometric. Note that your voucher has an expiration date, usually of 6 to 12 months. Neither Sun nor Prometric will replace lost or
Signing up for the Test
After obtaining the exam voucher, Prometric can be called to sign up for the test by making an appointment at one of the local testing centers.
Both Sun and Prometric have offices and
The best way to find contact information and local testing centers is to visit their Web sites at:
Sun Educational Services
After taking the Exam
Those passing the exam will immediately receive a temporary certificate. Prometric will
A.3 How the Examination Is