Successful completion of the:

  • 5-Day On-Site Course or Home Study Course.
  • written examination and the PAT test.
  • A pass rate of 85% is required on the written examination and an average score of 83 or less is required on the PAT. (Both On-Site and Home Study Course)


For those members who completed the 5-Day certification course or the Home Study certification course (Rules examination and PAT) but were unsuccessful in one or more of the required skills necessary for accreditation of full certification. An Associate Member is required to pay annual dues after the first anniversary of enrollment.