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NOCTI Testing

Occupational Competency Examination/NOCTI Testing Testing Schedule for 2013-2014

Fall Testing:

Registration and payment due:  September 27, 2013

Testing:  Oct. 15-18; 2012 Testing dates arranged individually by the Program Specialist

Spring Testing:

Registration and payment due:  Feb. 14, 2014

Testing:  March 3-7, 2014; Testing dates arranged individually by your Program Specialist

Click on the link below and follow the instructions in the document to Register to take a NOCTI Exam

NOCTI Registration Form

In order to renew the initial issue of a T&I Teaching Certificate, License, or Provisional Certificate, according to the Policies and Procedures for Certification, approved by the State Board of Career and Technology Education:

... the holder must pass an occupational competency examination approved by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Effective July 1, 2007:  Candidates must pass both Written and Performance tests at or above the mean for state testing in order to renew their Provisional I teaching certificate.

Occupational Competency Exams approved by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education include:

The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute's series of Skilled Worker exams

Certificates/Licenses accepted in-lieu of the NOCTI examination include:

  • Air Conditioning/Heating (HVAC): OK State Mechanical Contractor licensing (for which the applicant has successfully completed the Construction Industries Board examination: grandfathered licenses are not acceptable) OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING: OK State Mechanical Journeyman licensing (for which the applicant has successfully completed the Construction Industries Board examination: grandfathered licenses are not acceptable) AND NATE Certification appropriate to the areas you are teaching;

  • Automotive Service Technology: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification:

    • Master ASE Certification in Automotive Service A1-A8+G1;

  • Aviation Maintenance:  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic license;

  • Carpentry: Journeyman's License;

  • CISCO (Internetworking): CCNA OR CCNP;

  • Collision Repair Technology: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Certified in Collision/Refinishing B2-B5;

  • Computer Applications: Brainbench testing over the following topics (minimum, flexible based upon actual applications taught within the program.  Testing must be proctored by an authorized school Testing Liaison; Re-testing may not be done more frequently than every 30 days:)

    • Computer Fundamentals (Select one of the following: Win 9X, 2000, OR XP) (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS Word Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS Excel Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS PowerPoint Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS Internet Explorer Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS Outlook Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

    • MS Access Fundamentals (at least to the Mastery Level, 4.0 or higher);

  • Computer Repair/Networking: CompTIA A+ and one of the following:
    o  CompTIA Net+;
    o  Novel - CNA, CNE or CNI;
    o  Cisco CCNA or CCNP;

  • Cosmetology: Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology Instructor License;

  • Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement): CLEET Certification
    (for Peace Officer only; Security Guard not applicable);

  • Medium/Heavy Duty Truck (Diesel Service Technology): Master ASE Certification in Medium/Heavy Duty Truck T2-T7;

  • Electrical Trades: OK State Unlimited Electrical Contractor licensing (for which the applicant has successfully completed the Construction Industries Board examination: grandfathered licenses are not acceptable);

  • Electronics: FCC First Class Radiotelephone Operators License
    (will waive written exam only);

  • Firefighter: Firefighter Certification I and II and CPR Instructor;

  • Industrial Technology: Fluid Power Society - Certified Fluid Power Hydraulic Mechanic OR
    Manufacturing Engineering Certification Institute: Certified Manufacturing Technologist;

  • Masonry: Journeyman's License;

  • Machining: National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Certification in the following 4 areas:  1. Measurement, Materials & Safety; 2. Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout; 3. CNC Turning, 4. CNC Milling Operations;
  • Plumbing: Contractor licensing (for which the applicant has successfully completed the Construction Industries Board examination: grandfathered licenses are not acceptable);

  • Welding: American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Educator (CWE): AWS QC5-91; Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
    (will waive written exam only);

    Fees for NOCTI exams are:

  • Written Exam  $75.00
  • Performance Exam  $100.00

    Registrations submitted after established deadlines:  Please add $50 to cover the cost for overnight shipping.

 

For more information:

National Occupational Competency Testing Institute

Certification Policies and Procedures