Ethics assessment,

education and certification

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ for Professional Associations, Schools, Churches,

Scouts, Military and Peace Officers

Q: What is the Ethics Solutions® Assessment like?

A: The assessment is administered online. Multiple choice, 40 questions, four choices each. We suggest a minimum score of 70%, and we issue the Certificate of Completion on that basis.

Q: How much time does one have to take the assessment?

A: One hour, but it usually takes less than 30 minutes, in one sitting. You cannot save and finish later.

Q: How is one notified of the results?

A: The assessment is immediately scored, and the result is supplied to the individual. If the score is passing, the person receives a Certificate of Completion (PDF download).

Q: If I cannot print out the certificate, can they be mailed to me?

A: Yes, for a small fee per certificate, depending on the number of certificates, plus shipping, handling, and sales tax where applicable. Call for more information.

Q: How many times can a person take the assessment?

A: Three times per purchase. There is no limit to the number of purchases per person.

Q: Is the individual allowed to keep the handbook for future reference?

A: Yes, we encourage this.

Q: I'd like to administer two assessments—before and after, to get an idea of my people's understanding before studying the handbook, and then how much the individual will have learned from it. I'd also like to administer a third assessment a few months later as reinforcement. Do I need to pay three times for this?

A. No. The fee covers three assessments per person, to be used as described in your question, or however you wish.

Q: Will I receive reports showing how the individual performed on each assessment?

A: Yes, but for security reasons, correct answers cannot be disclosed. You also receive copies of each certificate issued, and we provide a wide range of analytics for you as well. See our page on Analytics.

Q: What is to prevent a person from taking the assessment and writing down the answers, then after receiving a certificate, giving the list of answers to others?

A: Rarely are two sets of questions the same. Our data processing center shuffles the questions and answers so that there are more than a million versions of the assessment.

Q: Is the assessment a simple pass/fail?

A: No. The assessment offers three levels of skill upon successful completion:

70-79% Proficient. The individual has a basic knowledge of ethics necessary to get by in the workplace and in one's personal life. Ethics Solutions® believes a score of 70% is significantly better than the understanding of the general public.

80-89% Intermediate. Means skilled at ethical thinking. We at Ethics Solutions believe a score of 80-89% indicates a higher knowledge of ethics necessary to be successful in the workplace and in one's personal life. We believe this level to be far better than the understanding of the general public.

90-100% Excellent. Unusually skilled at ethical thinking. Ethics Solutions believes a 90% means the person has a vastly higher knowledge of ethics than that of the general public, and probably has a huge advantage over others in the workplace and personal life.

Q: Is there a place in my home town where I can be certified in Ethics Solutions training based on your 17-Word Solution and venerable law?

A: Ethics Solutions is the only organization that certifies ethics training on the 17-Word Solution and venerable law, and the ES web site is the only place to acquire certification.

Q: What is the total fee per person?

A: $99.00 (but check for occasional special introductory offers). This entitles the individual to one handbook, three assessments and, most importantly, upon successful completion, the certificate.

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