|For Immediate Release:||7 June 2010|
|Pearson PR Contact:||Adam Gaber
Board of Certified Safety Professionals Renews with Pearson VUE
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 7, 2010 — Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, announced today that it has signed a long-term renewal contract with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) to provide test delivery for BCSP certification examinations.
Pearson VUE delivers BCSP exams—including their premier credential for safety professionals, the Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®) certification—throughout its owned-and-operated global network of Pearson Professional Centers as well as in designated Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Centers around the world. BCSP operates solely as a peer certification board with the purpose of certifying practitioners in the safety profession and is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for safety, health, and environmental practitioners.
“BCSP places great value on our partnership with Pearson VUE. We know that the success we have enjoyed for the past three years is due, in part, to the outstanding relationship we have,” said Steven Schoolcraft, BCSP examination director. “We are confident that Pearson VUE will continue to help us meet our business objectives.”
“We are honored BCSP has chosen to continue working with us as their program continues to grow,” said Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer of Pearson VUE. “We’re dedicated to providing the same outstanding technology and unparalleled service BCSP candidates have come to expect and enjoy.”
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.