The following picture summarizes the contents of the Foundation Level syllabus:
The exam aims to verify that the candidate has acquired the professional knowledge contained in the syllabus.
The Foundation Level exam is characterized by:
- 40 multiple-choice questions
- a scoring of 1 point for each correct answer
- a pass mark of 65% (26 or more points)
- a duration of 60 minutes (or 75 minutes for candidates taking exams that are not in their native or local language).
Exam questions are distributed across K-levels, which represent deepening levels of knowledge, as shown in the following table:
|Exam||Number of questions per K levels|
Exam questions are distributed across Syllabus chapters as shown in the following table:
|Exam||Number of questions per Chapter|
|Ch. 1||Ch. 2||Ch. 3||Ch. 4||Ch. 5||Ch. 6||Total|