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This page lists Occupational Licensing exam information and availability.

License Exam Information

Unless otherwise noted, exams are 3 hours long. Note: TCEQ Regional Offices do NOT offer CBT exams.

Remember! You cannot take an exam until you have an approved application. To find out if your application has been approved, please visit our TCEQ Search Licensing or Registration Information web page.

If the license or registration you are interested in is not listed below, no exam is required as part of the application process. Most TCEQ regional offices are currently closed to the public due to the pandemic and not currently offering exams. Curently, the TCEQ Central Office in Austin is the only region offering paper exams.

License and Exam Information Register for a Paper Exam at These TCEQ Regional Offices or Other Specified Location. Register for a Computer-based Exam at These Locations
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Customer Service Inspector (CSI) Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Irrigation Technician

Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices(Spanish and English Version) Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations (English Version Only)
Irrigation Inspector Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Landscape Irrigator Note: This exam is Currently only available at TEEXExit the TCEQ. See the TEEX website for locations and times. Not available on CBT

Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Corrective Action Project Manager (PM)

N/A
Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Operator A
Note: This is a 4 hour exam.

Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Operator B
Note: This is a 2 hour exam.

Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
On-Site Sewage Systems (OSSFs) Designated Representative N/A Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
On-Site Sewage Systems (OSSFs) Installer Class I (OSI) N/A Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
On-Site Sewage Systems (OSSFs) Installer Class II (OSII) N/A Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
On-Site Sewage Systems (OSSFs) Site Evaluator (SE) Note: This exam is Currently only available at TEEXExit the TCEQ. See the TEEX website for locations and times. Not available on CBT
On-Site Sewage Systems (OSSFs) Maintenance Provider Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Smoke School: Visible Emissions Evaluators

No TCEQ Exam Required.

You must take training from TCEQ Authorized providers listed on the Smoke School: Visible Emissions Evaluators web page.

No TCEQ Exam Required

Underground Storage Tank (UST) On-site Supervisor License A

N/A
Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Underground Storage Tank (UST) On-site Supervisor License B

N/A
Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Underground Storage Tank (UST) On-site Supervisor License A&B

N/A
Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Wastewater Operator A
Note: This is an 8-hour exam
Available in Austin only.
Not available on CBT
Wastewater Operatos B Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Wastewater Operator C Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Wastewater Operators D Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices (Spanish and English Version) Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations (English Version Only)
Wastewater Collection Operator I Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices (Spanish and English Version) Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations (English Version Only)
Wastewater Collection Operator II Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Wastewater Collection Operator III Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator A
Note: This is a 6-hour exam
N/A Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator B - Surface Water Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator B - Groundwater Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator B - Distribution Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator C - Surface Water Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator C - Groundwater Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Operator C - Distribution Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations

Water Operator D

Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Treatment Specialist (WTS) I Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Treatment Specialist (WTS) II Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations
Water Treatment Specialist (WTS) III Available at all open TCEQ Regional Offices Available at all Computer Based Testing (CBT) locations