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25 Pa. Code § 245.105. Certification examinations.

§ 245.105. Certification examinations.

 (a)  The Department will establish separate administrative and technical content for the examinations and the standards and criteria against which they will be evaluated to be used in determining the fitness of candidates for certification as certified installers or certified inspectors under the categories established by this chapter.

 (b)  The Department will schedule a date and location for the examinations for certified installer and certified inspector at least once in each calendar year.

 (c)  Only applicants who have been authorized by the Department, in accordance with this chapter, to take an examination will be admitted to an examination or issued a certification as a result of passing an examination. Authorization to take an examination will be based on compliance with this chapter. Applicants who are authorized to take an examination are eligible to take the examination for up to 1 year from the date of authorization.

 (d)  To receive a passing grade on the examinations, the applicant for certification shall achieve a minimum score of 80% on each technical examination and a minimum score of 80% on the administrative examination.

 (e)  An applicant who fails an examination is eligible to retake the examination for up to 1 year from the failed examination test date, but no later than 18 months from date of authorization.

 (f)  Passing examination scores are valid for 2 years from the date of the examination.


   The provisions of this §  245.105 amended September 27, 1996, effective September 28, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 4735; amended November 9, 2007, effective November 10, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 5979; amended December 21, 2018, effective December 22, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 7875. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (331010).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  245.114 (relating to renewal and amendment of certification).

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