4733-9-04 Examinations and minimum grades and intern certificates.

(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.

(B) Examinations for surveyors and engineers will be held on dates set by the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying and approved by the board.

(C) The language of the examination will be in English.

(D) Locations at which the examinations are given are designated by the board.

(E) In determining an applicant's qualifications for registration by examination, the following minimum grades will be required:

(1) For 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 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 the principles and practice of surveying, the applicant must pass both the 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 passing grade as set and approved by the board is required for the two hour professional practice examination devoted to the laws and practice of this state.

(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.

(G) A person who has passed the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying fundamentals of engineering examination or fundamentals of surveying 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.

Effective: 08/01/2014
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