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Occupational Competency Testing

Occupational Competency Examination/NOCTI Testing Schedule for 2020-2021
*Please note that these dates are subject to change due to COVID-19 

Fall Testing:
Registration & Payment Due: Oct. 1, 2020
Testing: October 26-30, 2020

Spring Testing:
Registration & Payment Due: March 5, 2021
Testing: March 29-Apr. 2, 2021


Occupational Competency 

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, 2018: Candidates must pass the Written test by the appropriate National Criterion-Referenced Cut Score depending on the occupational area AND the Performance test at or above 80%.

We accept these Certificates/Licenses in-lieu of the NOCTI examination.

NOCTI and other Teacher Competency Exam fees:


  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advertising and Design
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology
  • Electronics
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Hospitality Management-Lodging
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mechanical Drafting and Design
  • Technical Drafting
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Welding  (additional $40 material cost added at check-out)

NCCER Plus.....$120 Plus material cost

NOCTI Commercial Foods

  • Commercial Foods

 Contact ODCTE FACS staff for pricing and scheduling. 405-743-5470

Oklahoma Developed exams.....$55.00

  • Construction Trades
  • Floriculture
  • Motorcycle
  • Service Careers


For more information:

National Occupational Competency Testing Institute

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