EPA Technician Examinations

Credential Source Contact Information

Source Company Name:
Environmental Protection Agency
Contact:
Environmental Protection, Agency
Phone:
800.726.9696
Website:
www.epa.gov

Test Administration

Can the instructor take this test?:
Yes
Number of Test Items:
  • Core: 25
  • Type 1: 50
  • Type 2: 50 questions. Each test in the EPA Technician Examinations has 25 questions.
  • Type 3: 50 questions (25 Core and 25 Type 3)
Additional information:

Core

Timing

Multiple test sessions:
Yes
Time of day
Yes
Order of tasks
Yes
Planned breaks during test
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No

Setting

Test location
Yes
Adaptive or special furniture
Yes
Special lighting
Yes

Presentation

Written directions accompanying oral directions
Yes
Specific verbal prompts
No
Visual aids
No
Amplification equipment
Yes
Headphones, earmuffs, or earplugs
Yes
Large-print test
Yes
Braille test
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Audio test
Yes
Interpreting/transliterating testing directions
No
Interpreting/Transliterating the test
No

Response

Enlarged copy of the answer document
Yes
Communication board or choice cards
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Brailler
Yes
Word processor or word processor with speech-to-text
Yes
Augmentative communication device
Yes
Word prediction software
Yes
Spelling aids
No
English dictionary
No
Dictation using a recording device
Yes
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
Read back student response
Yes
Calculator and arithmetic tools
Yes
Calculator with additional functions
No
Math aids
No
Dry erase board
No
Additional writing implements
Yes

Audio test
Yes
Bilingual dictionary
No
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
English dictionary
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Flexible Schedule
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No
Multiple test sessions
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Test directions delivery
Yes
Visual aids
No

Type 1

Timing

Multiple test sessions:
Yes
Time of day
Yes
Order of tasks
Yes
Planned breaks during test
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No

Setting

Test location
Yes
Adaptive or special furniture
Yes
Special lighting
Yes

Presentation

Written directions accompanying oral directions
Yes
Specific verbal prompts
No
Visual aids
No
Amplification equipment
Yes
Headphones, earmuffs, or earplugs
Yes
Large-print test
Yes
Braille test
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Audio test
Yes
Interpreting/transliterating testing directions
No
Interpreting/Transliterating the test
No

Response

Enlarged copy of the answer document
Yes
Communication board or choice cards
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Brailler
Yes
Word processor or word processor with speech-to-text
Yes
Augmentative communication device
Yes
Word prediction software
Yes
Spelling aids
No
English dictionary
No
Dictation using a recording device
Yes
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
Read back student response
Yes
Calculator and arithmetic tools
Yes
Calculator with additional functions
No
Math aids
No
Dry erase board
No
Additional writing implements
Yes

Audio test
Yes
Bilingual dictionary
No
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
English dictionary
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Flexible Schedule
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No
Multiple test sessions
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Test directions delivery
Yes
Visual aids
No

Type 2

Timing

Multiple test sessions:
Yes
Time of day
Yes
Order of tasks
Yes
Planned breaks during test
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No

Setting

Test location
Yes
Adaptive or special furniture
Yes
Special lighting
Yes

Presentation

Written directions accompanying oral directions
Yes
Specific verbal prompts
No
Visual aids
No
Amplification equipment
Yes
Headphones, earmuffs, or earplugs
Yes
Large-print test
Yes
Braille test
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Audio test
Yes
Interpreting/transliterating testing directions
No
Interpreting/Transliterating the test
No

Response

Enlarged copy of the answer document
Yes
Communication board or choice cards
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Brailler
Yes
Word processor or word processor with speech-to-text
Yes
Augmentative communication device
Yes
Word prediction software
Yes
Spelling aids
No
English dictionary
No
Dictation using a recording device
Yes
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
Read back student response
Yes
Calculator and arithmetic tools
Yes
Calculator with additional functions
No
Math aids
No
Dry erase board
No
Additional writing implements
Yes

Audio test
Yes
Bilingual dictionary
No
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
English dictionary
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Flexible Schedule
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No
Multiple test sessions
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Test directions delivery
Yes
Visual aids
No

Type 3

Timing

Multiple test sessions:
Yes
Time of day
Yes
Order of tasks
Yes
Planned breaks during test
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No

Setting

Test location
Yes
Adaptive or special furniture
Yes
Special lighting
Yes

Presentation

Written directions accompanying oral directions
Yes
Specific verbal prompts
No
Visual aids
No
Amplification equipment
Yes
Headphones, earmuffs, or earplugs
Yes
Large-print test
Yes
Braille test
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Audio test
Yes
Interpreting/transliterating testing directions
No
Interpreting/Transliterating the test
No

Response

Enlarged copy of the answer document
Yes
Communication board or choice cards
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Brailler
Yes
Word processor or word processor with speech-to-text
Yes
Augmentative communication device
Yes
Word prediction software
Yes
Spelling aids
No
English dictionary
No
Dictation using a recording device
Yes
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
Read back student response
Yes
Calculator and arithmetic tools
Yes
Calculator with additional functions
No
Math aids
No
Dry erase board
No
Additional writing implements
Yes

Audio test
Yes
Bilingual dictionary
No
Dictation to a scribe
Yes
English dictionary
No
Examiner records responses
Yes
Flexible Schedule
Yes
Is extended time an option for the test-taker?
No
Multiple test sessions
Yes
Read-aloud test
Yes
Test directions delivery
Yes
Visual aids
No

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