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Exam Details:

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.

 
2019 TRADITIONAL EXAM DATES
February 28 (postmark by 1/29)

     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 30 (postmark by 4/30)
August 29 (postmark by 7/30)
October 31 (postmark by 10/1)
2019 COMPUTER-BASED EXAM DATES
March 26 (postmark by 2/25)        Raleigh:                Archdale Bldg. Training Room
RALEIGH LOCATION ONLY                                    512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                           7th Floor:  Room 742-2

July 30 (postmark by 7/1)              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 24 (postmark by 8/26)  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 October 2018 EXAM *  
CERTIFICATION TOOK PASSED FAILED % %(90-Present)
A-Surface 26 17 9 65 50
B-Surface 21 14 7 67 54
C-Surface 38 33 5 87 64
A-Well 10 5 5 50 53
B-Well 13 6 7 46 40
C-Well 45 21 24 47 53
D-Well 1 1 0 100 45
A-Distribution 34 20 14 59 43
B-Distribution 44 30 14 68 58
C-Distribution 81 36 45 44 51
D-Distribution 0 0 0 n/a 60
Cross Connection 13 11 2 85 58