ICAP Examinations

Exam Curriculum

Throughout the year GCCC hosts International Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP) Examinations around the world. The ICAP Examinations cover the necessary knowledge and skills needed to be an effective professional. The material covered in the Universal Curriculums developed by The Colombo Plan’s Drug Advisory Program (DAP) will help prepare participants, however there are other training materials that can also be used to prepare for the examinations

The exam for the ICAP-Prevention Certification is currently in development and will be on the CORE portion of the UPC Implementer’s Curriculum.
The ICAP I exam, covers the UTC Basic Courses, is 125 questions taken over 3 hours. It is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Korean, Thai, Dari, Pashto, Urdu, Russian, French, Vietnamese, Laotian, Bengali, Arabic, Sinhala, and Mongolian.
The ICAP II exam, covers the UTC Advanced Courses, is 175 multiple-choice questions taken over 3.5 hours. It is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, French, and Sinhala.
The ICAP III exam, covers the UTC Advanced Courses, is 225 multiple-choice questions taken over 4 hours. It is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, and French. The ICAP IV exam, covers the , as well as other resources in the field of addiction. It contains 150 multiple-choice questions taken over 3 hours. It is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Korean.
GCCC is committed to certifying professionals working in the field of Recovery Support. This is an essential part of the continuum of care for those managing the disease of addiction. We are in the process of updating our exam based on the new curriculum. Anyone who has participated in the new curriculum training will be notified when the exam is ready and how they can apply for the Recovery Support Certification. Feel free to direct any questions to Becky Vaughn, Director of GCCC at becky.vaughn@colombo-plan.org.

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ICAP Examination-Johannesburg,South Africa

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ICAP Examination-Gaborone, Botswana

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If you are a government or educational entity that would like to host an exam in your country, please email gcccinfo@colomboplan.org for more information on the requirements and scheduling. Please put “Host an ICAP” exam in the subject line.