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ABPA Certification Program - Rule Change Notification 8.2.2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017  
Posted by: Monika Dezhbod
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ABPA Certification Program - Rule Change Notification


Approved by ABPA Board of Directors on July 28, 2017

Posted: August 2, 2017


At the direction of the ABPA Board of Directors, the Certification Committee has developed a number of program enhancements to the Tester and Specialist Certification Programs. One of these enhancements to the Tester Certification Program involves a rule change, which must be published for sixty (60) days in advance of implementation. During this period, member and public input will be received; address your comments to


The rule change approved by the ABPA Board is as follows:


Section 5.3


The applicant shall successfully complete the written examination and the performance examination. Both examinations shall be successfully completed within thirty (30) days of each other.  Applicants failing of the written or performance examination may retain the passing written score from the initial examination for one (1) year and must apply for re-examination per Section 3 of these rules.


Once all comment has been considered, the implementation date will be announced.


Thank you.


Michael C. Ahlee

Certification Programs Administrator

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