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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 427TRAINING FACILITY CERTIFICATION
SUBCHAPTER CTRAINING PROGRAMS FOR ON-SITE AND DISTANCE TRAINING PROVIDERS
RULE §427.305Procedures for Testing Conducted by On-Site and Distance Training Providers

(a) The requirements and provisions in this section apply to procedures for periodic and final testing conducted by training providers. For procedures regarding examinations for certification that occur after a training program is completed, see Chapter 439 of this title (relating to Examinations for Certification).

(b) Periodic and comprehensive final tests shall be given by the training provider in addition to the commission examination required in Chapter 439 of this title.

(c) Periodic tests shall be administered at the ratio of one test per 50 hours of recommended training, or portion thereof. An average score of 70% must be achieved on all required periodic tests.

(d) In addition to periodic tests, a comprehensive final test must be administered. The final test must be conducted in a proctored setting. For purposes of this section, a proctor can be an approved TCFP Field Examiner, or a member or testing center of an educational institution. A passing score of 70% must be achieved.

(e) If a course is taught in phases, a comprehensive exam for each phase shall be administered upon completion of each phase and a passing score of 70% must be achieved.


Source Note: The provisions of this §427.305 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2696; amended to be effective August 10, 2009, 34 TexReg 5412; amended to be effective May 18, 2010, 35 TexReg 3849; amended to be effective March 10, 2011, 36 TexReg 1688; amended to be effective August 20, 2012, 37 TexReg 6313; amended to be effective May 20, 2018, 43 TexReg 3103

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