|(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
(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