Loss Prevention Foundation adds more than 1K exam locations

Organization enters into agreement with Certification Partners


Through a new agreement with Certification Partners, LLC, the Loss Prevention Foundation has added more than 1,000 locations to take its LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC) certification exams. The LPQ was designed for entry-level professionals and the LPC covers advanced material for industry professionals.

According to a statement, the exams will be offered at nearly 1,400 PearsonVUE locations through the U.S. PearsonVUE, which has over 5,000 exam locations in 165 countries, is one of the largest providers of proctored credential exams.

"We previously offered certification exams at almost 350 locations. However, this agreement allows us to better serve the retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals who are pursuing the LPQ and LPC designations with almost 1400 locations. It also enables LPF to respond to the international interest for these two accredited educational courses", said Gene Smith, president of The Loss Prevention Foundation. "PearsonVUE is also known for offering exams at many academic institutions, providing our examinees with a quality experience."

"LPF's two certifications lead the loss prevention and asset protection industry in corporate adoption, academic acceptance, and career enhancement," according to LPF Chairman Frank Johns. "Transitioning these important exams to PearsonVUE supports our long-term growth plans."