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How ITA scores exams

ITA exams are electronically scanned and scored. Quality control procedures during and after scoring ensure the accuracy of your exam results.

The passing rate for all ITA exams is 70%.

Exam Scoring Formula

# of Correct Answers # of Questions   =   X 100

80 120  =   66.7100

Your final score is a simple percentage calculated by dividing the number of correct answers by the number of questions on the exam. For example, if there are 120 questions on your exam and you answered 80 of them correctly, you would receive a score of 67%.

As each topic area has a different number of questions, an accurate score cannot be obtained using the percentage from each topic.

Your Exam Results Letter will have details of your mark on each topic area. 

Getting your IPSE & CofQ exam results

You will receive your Exam Results Letter within 10 business days* after your exam. This letter will be sent to the e-mail address you provided to ITA. You can also log into your apprenticeship account to see your results within 10 business days* after your exam.

*During peak periods, processing times may be higher than normal.

You can print an ITA transcript from your account anytime.

Obtaining Standard Level Exam results after Technical training

Your technical training result on the ITA Transcript contains both your in school and SLE exam results. To obtain each individual result, you can log into your ITA Direct Access account. Locate your course result under the results tab and click the unblend button.

You must obtain a technical training result of 70% to meet the technical training requirement, if you are not successful you can:
  1. Retake the technical training course (inschool and SLE exam) OR
  2. Wait a minimum of 6 months after failing the level of technical training and provide evidence in writing of registered employer sponsor support to challenge the level of technical training if the option is available. The letter from the registered employer sponsor should be on the company letter head or an email from company’s address and signed by an approved staff member.   
    The letter must include:
    - The level of exam the registered employer sponsor is supporting the apprentice to write;
    - The reason the registered employer sponsor believes the apprentice should be eligible to write the exam.

Questions on your exam results?

If you have questions about your results, you should contact ITA in writing within 30 days of writing your exam.