Title: Exam Administration and Security Procedures Manual
Addressed By Revised 40 CFR Party 171: Yes, but still relevant 171.103 (a)(2)
Excerpt: Certification of pesticide applicators is a critical responsibility that has been delegated to each state, tribe or territory to ensure the competency of certified and licensed pesticide applicators . The predominant method of certification is through a written certification exam . The Certification & Training Assessment Group (CTAG) developed this Examination Administration and Security Procedures Manual to provide advice and guidance to each state, tribe or territory with responsibility for exam administration .
CTAG recognizes that each state, tribal or territorial lead agency must operate under its own special circum- stances, including its laws and regulations, which guide the administration of exams . This manual includes a series of ques- tions for each state, tribe or territory to consider and offers some recommenda- tions in several areas . CTAG suggests that each of the agencies involved incor- porate into their exam administration and security policies and procedures as many as possible of the recommenda- tions contained in this manual …