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(402-CERT) [Update from 8.0 to 8.1] Certara Certified NCA Analyst using Phoenix WinNonlin Version 8.1


Certification Exam Cost ($49)


This is the update test for people who have previously completed the certification: 

Certara Certified NCA Analyst using Phoenix WinNonlin Version 8.0

This will provide you a second certification:

Certara Certified NCA Analyst using Phoenix WinNonlin Version 8.1

Pre-Requisites:  Only candidates who hold a certification as Certara Certified NCA Analyst using Phoenix version 8.0 can take this update test.

Location:  This is an online accreditation. The exam can be taken from anywhere at any time within 3 years of purchase.

Software:  There is no requirement to have the Phoenix WinNonlin software installed.  The exam has interactive questions imbedded that simulate the software.

Grading: To successfully earn the accreditation of Certara Certified NCA Analyst  using Phoenix version 8.1, you need to meet the pre-requisites and obtain a minimum passing score of 75% in this update exam.  This update exam has 50 points (questions and software interactions) that validates that you are ready to use Phoenix WinNonlin version 8.1 to do NCA analysis.  The test covers differences between Phoenix WinNonlin version 8.0 and 8.1 among other general questions.  Previously you should have been certified in the knowledge of NCA analysis on different types of study designs, as well as software proficiency by performing tests related to NCA analysis, data processing, and reporting. 

Time Limit:  There is a time limit of 3 minutes to answer each question with a maximum allocated time of 1.5 hours to complete the exam.  The clock starts counting when the user clicks on 'Start Exam'.

Exam Content

Exam Content:   Successful candidates should have an understanding of fundamental NCA theory and hands-on experience with Phoenix WinNonlin from making plots to summarizing results.  Certification topics include:

  • Exploratory Data Analysis - Data Tools and Plots
  • Performing NCA in Phoenix
  • Post-processing NCA results

Click on the image to the right to expand the 'Exam Content' file for a description of each section of the exam and its contribution to the total score.  

Accreditation:  This certification is valid for 3 years.  Upon successful completion of the Certara professional certification exam recipients will be issued a digital badge by ACCLAIM. This is a secure, verifiable and standardized delivery method of achievement, and includes all the information about the certification that has been earned, including a detailed description of the exam.  Recipients can opt to make the badge private or public and the earned certification can be listed in a publicly searchable directory.  The eBadges, valid for three years, can be easily embedded on résumés, emails, web sites, and social and professional networking web sites, including and LinkedIn and Facebook.  In addition, a printed certificate of your achievement that includes a verification link can be requested.

Pre-Requisites:  Only candidates who hold a valid certification as Certara Certified NCA Analyst using Phoenix version 8.0 can take this update test.

Note: Discount Codes can be applied before completing purchase.


Training material

  • About the Certification Exam
  • Certification Exam - Part 1 (60 min)
  • Certification Exam - Part 2 (30 min)