USM Exam

The exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions and is taken online. Participants are successful if they have answered at least 26 questions correctly.

You can take the exam in Dutch via open registration exams or via in-house exams in the Netherlands. Students at universities of applied sciences who have included USM in their curriculum can take the exam in consultation with their college. Exams in English can be arranged upon request. Please use the contact form to discuss options.

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Inform-IT is the designated exam organization for USM exams. You can take the exam via open registration exams or via in-house exams.

The exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions and is taken online. Participants are successful if they have answered at least 26 questions correctly. Participants must identify themselves to the supervisor and have 1 hour for the exam. Tools or books are not allowed during the exam.

For questions about exams, use the contact form.

Result and certificate

Participants receive the result of the exam within one day, and if successful they get a certificate. The results are not open to discussion. The participant receives a detailed report with regard to the scores in the various question categories, as described in the Syllabus. Successful candidates are listed in the USM register, provided they give permission for this.

Preparation

You can prepare for an exam with a training or with self-study. Prior participation in a training is not mandatory.

Dates and location

Open registration USM exams in Dutch are held every quarter. Exams in English can be arranged upon request. Please use the contact form to discuss options.

An exam costs € 150 per participant, excluding VAT.

Request open registration exam

To register for an open exam in Dutch, change to the Dutch language page.

All exams are taken online so that participants can receive a randomized set of questions and can immediately receive the results and the certificate.

Costs: € 150 per participant, excluding VAT. You will receive the invoice at the specified address.
Cancellation is possible up to 3 working days before the agreed time. After that, the full exam amount will be invoiced.
(With a minimum of 4 participants you can request an in-house exam at the bottom of this page)

Request an in-house exam

To request an in-house USM exam in Dutch for at least 4 participants, change to the Dutch language page. In-house exams in English can be arranged upon request. Please use the contact form to discuss options.

Costs: an in-house exam costs € 150 per participant, plus the surveillance costs of € 150 per group and € 0.30 / km, calculated from Groningen, the Netherlands. Amounts are always excluding VAT. Cancellation is possible up to 3 working days before the agreed time.

Supervisor: Accredited USM training partners of the SURVUZ Foundation can arrange for a supervisor in consultation with Inform-IT (see the application form in the Dutch language page). The above-mentioned surveillance costs then expire. Inform-IT reserves the right to audit an on-site exam for compliance with the exam rules.

Participants: The list of participants must be sent to Inform-IT no later than one week before the exam. Download the entry list here.