PLA Business Exams for MiCasa Resource Center


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In a partnership with MiCasa Resource center, the Community College of Aurora (CCA) is offering two certificate programs to help you gain the skills you need to find a career in the financial services industry!

This partnership allows students to start a certificate program with MiCasa. MiCasa can help you earn up to nine college credits from Prior Learning Assessments* (PLA) and earn one or two certificates from CCA in Banking Essentials or Supervision Fundamentals. All credits are transferable towards a BS in Banking from Metropolitan State University. 

PLA Business Exams

Study resources for each exam are available by clicking on the links below. 

Requirements for Testing at Home 

  • A computer with a webcam and audio abilities, this can be a desktop or laptop. 
  • Internet access
  • One of the following valid photo IDs:
    • Driver's license 
    • State-approved or federal ID
    • Military ID
    • CCA College ID
    • High school ID
    • Middle school ID
    • Passport 
    • Tribal ID
    • Naturalization card or certificate of citizenship 
  • An isolated room
Smart phones, iPads, and tablets cannot be used to take the PLA Business Exams remotely. 

Additional instructions will be sent to your email, after you schedule your appointment. The testing session is hosted through WebEx or Zoom.

Schedule an Appointment 

Appointments are typically available Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Schedule your appointment on our scheduling web page. 

All exams must be completed by 5:00 PM on the day of your scheduled appointment. Be prepared to complete the exam in one sitting.

Retest Policy

Prior to your second attempt, you must meet with the department chair to discuss options and, if you decide to make a second attempt, you must wait at least 30 business days from your original attempt and pay a second exam. 

Format of Tests

The Business PLA exams are timed, computer based tests. Each test has a three-hour time limit. Your test must be completed in one sitting and will be collected by 5:00 PM on the day of your scheduled exam. 



Phone: 303-360-4948


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