Guarantee Information

PPI is committed to delivering the highest-quality courses and materials to ensure students pass their exams. The commitment each student makes to active participation and preparation is just as important. Attending lectures and completing homework are both vital to exam day success.

Listed below are the requirements to successfully complete a PPI course. We are confident that when these requirements are met, you will pass the exam. If you meet these requirements and do not pass the exam, PPI is happy to offer you enrollment in the same course for free with PPI’s Passing Guarantee.

  1. Attend all but two (2) lectures (or recorded lectures).
    • - Credit for attendance is earned once 80% of a lecture is attended/watched. For example, if a class is 3 hours long, you must attend/watch at least 2 hours and 24 minutes to receive credit for that session. Note: Breaks and fast-forwarding do not count toward time watched.
    • - Office Hours are optional and do not count toward attendance or the guarantee.
    • - For In-Person (classroom) courses, attendance is taken twice each day (once for AM and once for PM). You may miss a maximum of one full day of class.
  2. Complete and upload all but two (2) required homework assignments by the final homework due date.
    • - Students are responsible for uploading homework to their online course page.
  3. Complete and upload the PPI practice exam by the final homework due date.
    • - Students are responsible for uploading the practice exam to their online course page.
  4. Purchase or own all required course materials as listed in the course description.
    • - Book editions must be the current editions listed in the course description.
      • - If you did not purchase materials from PPI, you will be asked to provide proof of purchase/ownership.
    • - For FE courses, timed access feprep products must be active during the review course.

  5. Take the exam immediately following the course completion date. See charts below for details.
    FE Courses
    Course Dates Exam Dates
    January-March April 1-June 30
    April-June July 1-September 30
    July-September October 1-December 31
    October-December January 1-March 31

    PE & SE Courses
    Course Dates Exam Dates
    January-April April
    July-October October

How to Request a Guarantee

If you fail the exam, and have met all Guarantee Requirements, PPI is happy to offer you enrollment in the same course for free. Listed below are the steps to request a guarantee.

  1. Download and print Completion Certificate.
  2. Determine if you are within the deadline to request a guarantee. See charts below for details.
  3. FE Courses
    Course Dates Deadline to Request a Guarantee
    January-March July 31 of the same year
    April-June October 31 of same year
    July-September January 31 of following year
    October-December April 30 of following year

    PE & SE Courses
    Course Dates Deadline to Request a Guarantee
    January-April December 31 of same year
    July-October June 30 of following year

  4. Decide which course you would like to take. See charts below for details. PPI will do our best to enroll you in your preferred choice. If you do not want to enroll in one of the guarantee course dates listed below, you can use our 50% repeat customer discount on a future course date.
  5. FE Courses
    Course Dates Guarantee Courses Available
    January-March July course of same year or October course of same year
    April-June October course of same year or January course of following year
    July-September January course of following year or April course of following year
    October-December April course of following year or July course of following year

    PE & SE Courses
    Course Dates Guarantee Courses Available
    January-April July course of same year or January course of following year
    July-October January course of following year or July course of following year

  6. Complete a brief online survey.
  7. Once all steps are completed, send an email to info@ppi2pass.com as follows:
    • - Subject Line: Guarantee
    • - Attach your PPI Course Completion Certificate, which is accessible from your online course page.
    • - Attach your Failure Letter from the state board, including the diagnostic report.
    • - Provide proof of purchase or ownership of the required materials. If purchased from PPI, please provide the order number and email address used for the purchase.
  8. Additional Specifications:
    • An Enrollment Confirmation document is available upon enrollment. This serves as a receipt and can be downloaded from your course page.
    • A Completion Certificate becomes available within one week of meeting all requirements listed under “Guarantee Requirements.”
    • Students must take the exam in the same discipline as their review course to qualify for a guarantee.
    • PPI’s Passing Guarantee does not apply to the following:
      • - Live Online Review Courses with less than 30 hours of instruction (ex. CA Civil Seismic and Surveying)
      • - OnDemand Review Courses
      • - Video Lessons
      • - Problem Solving Workshops
    • If you qualify for the guarantee and you cannot enroll in one of the two Live Review Courses immediately following your original course, or you would like to use your guarantee on an OnDemand Review Course, you may request a voucher to redeem an OnDemand Review Course at a later date. This voucher must be used within 12 months of the voucher issue date.
    • If you are enrolled in a Live Review Course as a guarantee, and it is the first available Live Review Course immediately following your original course, you may defer your enrollment to the second available Live Review Course. If you are enrolled in the second available Live Review Course immediately following your original course, you may request a voucher to redeem an OnDemand Review Course at a later date. This voucher must be used within 12 months of the voucher issue date. Standard deferral policies and fees apply in both circumstances. Please see Enrollment Changes for deferral fees and policies.
    • For the Vertical + Lateral Forces SE course, both 8-hour exams must be completed on the first exam dates following the completion of the review course to qualify for the PPI guarantee. If you have taken only the Vertical Forces or only the Lateral Forces review course, the guarantee only applies to the corresponding exam.
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