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Blockchain Accounting Professional Certification

Exam Cost: $150 USD
Number of Questions: 75 Questions
Pass Score: 70%
Time Allotted: 90 minutes to complete exam
Exam Language: English
Voucher Expiration Date: One Year from Purchase
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EXAM DETAILS

The Certified Blockchain Accountant exam demonstrates that you understand core blockchain concepts, business decisions and the technology’s impact on the financial services sector. 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Controller
  • CFO
  • Financial Advisor
  • Tax Advisor 
  • Actuary
  • Consultant
  • Bookkeeper

Automation of auditing, accounting and compliance

Accountants and Auditors occupation implications

Blockchain Accounting use-cases

KYC and AML Applications

Digital Signature

Blockchain and DLT origins and history

Basic understanding of different types of cryptography 

Private and Public Key functionality and purpose

Consensus mechanisms 

Proof of Work, Proof of Source and other variants

Differing types of wallets and security implications 

Smart Contract basics

Transaction capabilities of existing blockchains

Digital currency and payments

DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations) 

Cryptocurrency and blockchain use cases

Scalability constraints 

Permissions and Interoperability 

Decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation

Existing blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Consortium blockchains and Sidechains

User Identity and transaction traceability 

Official scores for exams come immediately following the exam. A passing score is 70%. Exam results are reported PASS/FAIL and you will be provided your percentage. Blockchain Certification Association does not report scores on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.

  • Students are allowed to retake the test one time at no additional cost.
  • Applicants who wish to retake the test beyond the 1 additional time, must purchase a new voucher.
  • A student who has passed a certain exam may not take the same exam (defined as an exam of the same version with the same exam number) again within 12 months of when the exam was passed. A student who wishes to take the exam again in order to re-certify may do so after the 12-month period.

To take any BCA exam, an applicant must provide photo Identification at the start of any exam.

Any applicant that is unwilling or unable to provide a valid government issued ID will not be allowed to take the assessment.

You can register to take the exam here on the BCA website. 

Please use your Legal name as displayed on your government issued IDs. Your first name, last name, the use or not of a middle initial, and your email address must match exactly in these two profiles. Please also use your personal email address as your primary address.

How frequently is the exam updated?

Blockchain Certification Association conducts a quarterly review of all exams.  Based on that review, we can modify them quarterly.  However, our policy is to modify them at a minimum annually.

Will I need to update my certification?

Each certification has a term of 2-years from the date of passing the exam.  However, with a fast changing market, the value of the certification is subject to change.

I did not received my certificate?  How can I access it online?

If you pass your exam, you can immediately access your certificate.  In the event that you lose your certificate, you can login and print a new copy of it.