21 N.C. Admin. Code 60 .0213 - EXAMINATIONS

(a) Upon approval to take an examination in accordance with Rule .0207 of this Chapter, the Board shall schedule and notify the approved applicant of the date, time, and place of the examination.
(b) Refrigeration Contractors Examinations shall be divided as follows:
(1) Commercial and Industrial shall be divided into four parts; and
(2) Service and Transport refrigeration shall be divided into three parts.
(c) All examinations shall be written or computer based.
(d) In order to pass the examination, an applicant shall obtain a grade of at least 70 percent of each part. An applicant shall pass all parts of the examination within the same one year period and within no more than three consecutive attempts. Each time an applicant takes the examination, the applicant shall take all parts for which he or she does not have passing grades. If the applicant fails to pass all parts within one year or within three consecutive attempts (whichever period is shorter), any passing grades for individual parts shall no longer be valid and the applicant shall retake all parts of the examination.
(e) An applicant who fails an examination must wait a period of five business days from the date he or she last failed an examination before he or she will be eligible to take another examination.
(f) Each applicant who fails an examination shall be notified of his or her scores and the parts of the examination he or she failed.
(g) An applicant who fails to appear at a scheduled examination shall have the no show count toward the three attempts described in Paragraph (d) of this Rule unless notice is given five business days prior to the scheduled examination.
(h) If an applicant files an application for examination that is approved, and takes and fails the examination, his or her verification of refrigeration experience shall be kept and shall be sufficient for taking any future examination, provided he or she files another application accompanied by the required fee as set forth in these Rules.


21 N.C. Admin. Code 60 .0213
Authority G.S. 87-54; 87-58;
Eff. August 1, 2004
Amended by North Carolina Register Volume 32, Issue 13, January 2, 2018 effective 1/1/2018.

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