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Computer-Based Testing for Occupational Licenses

Take your license examination on a computer!

CBT license examinations offer:

  • The convenience of numerous CBT exam sites
  • Daily access and expanded hours to CBT exam sites
  • Immediate exam score with e-mail option
  • Immediate printed exam analysis feedback with e-mail option
  • License issued to applicants passing CBT exam within one week of exam date
  • Immediate retesting option before leaving the site after the first of 4 attempts (or 30-day waiting period)
  • Only a 30-day waiting period for second and third CBT retests
  • User-friendly computer screens


Examinations available for CBT by Licensing Program

        • Customer Service Inspectors
        • Landscape Irrigation
          • Landscape Irrigation Inspector
          • Landscape Irrigation Technician (English Only)
        • Municipal Solid Waste Facility Supervisors
          • Class A
          • Class B
        • On-site Sewage Facility (OSSF)
          • OSSF Maintenance Provider
        • Wastewater Treatment and Collection System Operators
          • Class I Wastewater Collection System Operator
          • Class B Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator
          • Class C Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator
          • Class D Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator
        • Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators
          • Class B Groundwater Operator
          • Class B Surface Water Operator
          • Class B Water Distribution
          • Class C Groundwater Operator
          • Class C Surface Water Operator
          • Class C Water Distribution
          • Class D Water
        • Water Treatment Specialists
          • Class III
          • Class II
          • Class I

Pre-approval of your licensing application is required. For pre-approval, applicants must:

    • complete license requirements—
      • education
      • experience
      • training
    • submit an application with the $111 processing fee to TCEQ Occupational Licensing, MC-178, PO Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087
    • To obtain an application, go to the CBT Application Request Form and submit your request.. An application packet will be mailed to you upon receipt of your request.

Applicants will be notified of approval status in writing within 30–45 days (either an approval or deficiency letter).

Upon receiving an approval letter, the applicant will need to:

    • make an appointment with a registered Test Center to take the exam
    • pay a nominal fee to the Test Center

Retesting by CBT after failing a written test is allowed, so long as your application is approved and you have waited at least 30 days after failing the test.

Registered Test Centers

Test Center




Amarillo College

Student Service Center, Room 101



Austin Community College




El Paso Community College



(Jaime Moreno)


Midwestern State University

3410 Taft Blvd
Hardin Administration Building

(Hardin South, Room 224)
Wichita Falls, TX 76308



North Central Texas Council of Governments

Regional Training Center

624 Six Flags Drive, Suite 130

Arlington, Texas 76011


(Phillis Lowery, Regional Training Center Supervisor)


Sam Houston State University

Academic Building IV (AB4)

on the corner of Bower's Blvd. and Avenues I and J
Huntsville, TX



Stephen. F. Austin University

Nacogdoches, TX



Tarrant County College (Northwest Campus)


4801 Marine Creek Pkwy

Fort Worth, TX 76179



Texas Engineering Extension Service

TAMU Riverside Campus, Building 7900
3100 State Highway 47
Bryan, TX 78707

1-800-SAFE-811 (800-723-3811)
Andrew Wenzel, Training Director


Texas Southern University

Houston, TX


The University of Houston at Victoria


Ernest Amador, Testing Coordinator

Ph: 361-570-4285


The University of Texas at Brownsville

UTB Office of Testing

1601 E. Price Road, Suite E

Brownsville, TX 78520


Karen Stowe



The University of Texas at El Paso

Student Assessment & Testing Office

Academic Advising Center Building, Rm 127

Located on Hawthorne St. on the UTEP Campus (campus map at

El Paso, TX



West Texas A&M - Canyon, TX




Weatherford College

Click on "Current Students"




Keep checking this Web page for updates and additions to the list of registered CBT sites.