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APPRENTICE CERTIFICATION UPGRADE

 
 DRINKING WATER EXAM APPLICATION

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Exam Instructions

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Exam Details:

Exam confirmation letters are sent out 2 weeks prior to the examination. If you would like to check earlier if your application has been received, please check via the operator portal.

All exams begin at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Refer to your confirmation letter for exact date/time/location
  • Examinees are encouraged to arrive early
  • A time limit of three (3) hours will be allowed to complete the exam

 

Math Formulas, provided with all exams, may be found below:

 

Needs-to-Know Manuals Available For Download:

 

For a list of Board-approved certification schools, click here.

 
2020 TRADITIONAL EXAM DATES
February 27 (postmark by 1/28)

     EXAMS HELD AT EACH LOCATION:

 Raleigh -     
NCSU McKimmon Ctr
                   1101 Gorman St., 27606

 Morganton - Collett St. Recreation Ctr
                    300 Collett St., 28655 

 Snow Hill -  Work Force Development Ctr 
                    602 W. Harper St., 28580

May 28 (postmark by 4/28)
August 27 (postmark by 6/29)
October 29 (postmark by 9/29)
2020 COMPUTER-BASED EXAM DATES
March 31 (postmark by 3/2)        Raleigh:                Archdale Bldg. Training Room
RALEIGH LOCATION ONLY                                    512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                           7th Floor:  Room 742-2

July 28 (postmark by 6/29)              Morehead City:    Carteret CC
2 LOCATIONS OFFERED                                         3505 Arendell St, 28557

                                                  Raleigh:             Archdale Bldg. Training Room
                                                                          512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                          7th Floor:  Room 742-2

September 29 (postmark by 8/31)  Morganton:         Foothills Higher Ed. Ctr
2 LOCATIONS OFFERED                                      2128 S. Sterling St, 28655

                                                  Raleigh:             Archdale Bldg. Training Room
                                                                          512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                          7th Floor:  Room 742-2

  * PASS RATES FOR August 2019 EXAM *  
CERTIFICATION TOOK PASSED FAILED % %(90-Present)
A-Surface 12 4 8 33 49
B-Surface 14 7 7 50 54
C-Surface 11 9 2 82 65
A-Well 4 1 3 25 53
B-Well 13 7 6 54 39
C-Well 15 6 9 40 53
D-Well 1 1 0 100 45
A-Distribution 31 23 8 74 43
B-Distribution 51 18 33 35 57
C-Distribution 122 41 81 34 51
D-Distribution 1 1 0 100 60
Cross Connection 18 17 1 94 59