Ohio Admin. Code 4733-9-04 - Examinations and minimum grades and intern certificates

Current through all regulations passed and filed through March 11, 2022

(A) The board shall administer or direct the administration of examinations prepared and furnished by the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying or other provider approved by the board.
(A) (B) Examinations for surveyors and engineers will be held two times each year on dates set by the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying and approved by the board.
(B) (C) The language of the examination will be in English.

(C) The written examination required for original registration will be given in two days, of eight hours each.

(D) Locations at which the examinations are given are designated by the board.
(E) In determining an applicant's qualifications for registration by written examination, the following minimum grades will be required:
(1) For stage one of the written examination, covering the fundamentals of engineering examination or fundamentals of surveying examination, a passing grade as set by the national council for examiners of engineering and surveying and approved by the board is required.
(2) For stage two of the written examination, covering the principles and practice of engineering examination, a passing grade as set by the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying and approved by the board is required.
(3) For stage two of the written examination, covering the principles and practice of surveying, the applicant must pass both the six hour national national council of examiners for engineering and surveying principles and practice examination and the two hour professional practice examination devoted to the laws and practices of this state. A passing grade as set by the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying and approved by the board is required for the six hour national principles and practice examination and a minimum passing grade of seventy as set and approved by the board is required for passing the two hour professional practice examination devoted to the laws and practice of this state.

(F) Recent graduates or currently enrolled students may apply to take the "Fundamentals of Engineering or Fundamentals of Surveying" examination by submitting a letter from an authorized college or university representative instead of submitting an official curriculum transcript. For the purposes of this section, a "recent graduate" is a person who has graduated but cannot produce an official transcript ninety days before the examination. Currently enrolled students must anticipate graduation within six months after the next scheduled examination.

(1) For the "Fundamentals of Engineering" examination, the board will only consider Ohio EAC/ABET accredited engineering curricula or Ohio TAC/ABET accredited engineering technology curricula.

(2) For the "Fundamentals of Surveying" examination the board will only consider Ohio ASAC/ABET accredited surveying curricula or Ohio board approved surveying curricula.

(G) (F) Upon successful completion of the fundamentals examination, and after the candidate has provided evidence that the candidate has graduated from an approved engineering or surveying program of four years or more, a certificate as an engineer intern or surveyor intern will be issued by the board. Such certificate as an engineer intern or surveyor intern does not allow the holder of such a certificate to perform, offer to perform or contract for engineering or surveying services or to use the initials P.E. or P.S. with their name.
(H) (G) A person who has passed the NCEES national council of examiners for engineering and surveying fundamentals of engineering examination or fundamentals of surveying examinations examination from another state, territory of the United States, or District of Columbia, and who meets the requirements for registration pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code, will not need to again pass said examinations in Ohio.

Notes

Ohio Admin. Code 4733-9-04
Effective: 8/1/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/09/2014 and 08/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4733.07
Rule Amplifies: 4733.13
Prior Effective Dates: 10/04/1976, 04/14/1985, 03/08/1989, 02/01/1996, 11/01/2003, 11/24/2008

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