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Retired Credentials

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Titles of all evaluated learning experiences in Retired Credentials

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

September 2015 - December 2018.

Objectives:

Students will be abel to: journalize an opening entry; interpret information contained in source documents; follow principles of double-entry bookkeeping in the journalizing process; record entries in special journals; total and post special journals; adjust for bad debts using direct write-off or allowance methods; analyze transactions involving owners’ equity; post from special journals to general and subsidiary ledger accounts; demonstrate understanding of multicolumn ledgers and computerized posting methods; use appropriate posting references; prove accuracy of posting to ensure entries are in balance; calculate employee earnings; enter payroll data in a payroll earnings record; demonstrate familiarity with electronic payroll data entry; complete a payroll register; prepare a payroll check and check stub with appropriate information; record information found on W-4 forms in employee data section; calculate appropriate employee payroll taxes and employer payroll tax liabilities; determine appropriate deposit dates, documentation, and prepare quarterly state and federal tax forms; journalize payroll entries at end of earnings period in appropriate journals; complete check stubs and checks; enter appropriate data on a deposit slip; reconcile a bank statement; follow up on outstanding checks, including voiding and/or reissuing checks; use online and electronic banking procedures and credit cards and/or debit cards; manage multiple bank accounts and transactions; reconcile and replenish petty cash funds; demonstrate knowledge of a merchandise inventory account; analyze effects on accounts by the purchase of merchandise; calculate the cost of merchandise sold; prepare adjusting entries based on physical inventory; calculate costs for obsolete or shrinkage of inventory; complete 8 or 10 column worksheets; prepare necessary financial statements from a completed worksheet; verify financial statements against worksheets for accuracy; record and post adjusting and closing entries; locate and correct accounting errors; prepare post-closing trial balance from general ledger; identify and locate appropriate business forms used in bookkeeping and/or accounting; apply procedures for using electronic data for various bookkeeping and/or accounting purposes; demonstrate ability to use calculator, adding machine, and computer; generate and interpret charts and graphs; generate and interpret spreadsheets; identify internal controls for sensitive source documents and internal controls for e-commerce; use internal controls for the protection of company assets; practice confidentiality and ethics; use terminology relating to accounting; identify careers in accounting; exhibit understanding of regulatory bodies; compare and contrast cash or accrual accounting; differentiate between proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and departmental accounting procedures; Record accounting entries for installment payment systems; Calculate the amount of uncollectible accounts through aging of accounts receivable; Exhibit understanding of stocks, declarations, and payment of dividends; calculate and record depreciation and amortization; and calculate and analyze financial ratios.  Performance Component:  Journal Entries (27%), Posting Verification (10%), Payroll (12%), Complete Worksheet (7%), Financial Statements (14%), Ratio and Partial Horizontal Analysis (10%), and Advanced Journal Entries (20%).

Instruction:

NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting (9/15).

Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2012 - December 2018.

Objectives:

Students will be able to: define basic computer terminology and basic computer operating practices (e.g., start-up, rebooting, saving, using the help function); use the Internet for research and information; display accurate data entry skills and familiarity with formatting techniques and practices; utilize procedures and methods to enhance security (e.g., computer, identity, and password); merge mailing lists and forms; design newsletters, announcements, and brochures; create, edit, and print the following:  graphics, charts,  spreadsheets, database information; presentation information, letters, envelopes, reports,  memos, simple tables and business forms; coordinate meetings, projects, and conferences, including teleconferencing and web meetings; appropriately use of email and instant messaging; use effective written and verbal skills (e.g., correspondence, proofreading, grammar, spelling); prioritize tasks and time; display effective listening skills and accurately follow directions; demonstrate ethical awareness; use effective personal and office safety; establish professional networking methods; demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills; display appropriate interpersonal skills and a willingness to assist others; File using basic filing methods; manage electronic document files; follow procedures to purge or archive files; manage records to ensure physical security and confidentiality; demonstrate knowledge of document control procedures (tracing history and access limitation); utilize professional telephone etiquette and take accurate messages, including cell phones, etc.; maintain appointment calendars, including office resource reservations; make travel arrangements and itineraries (e.g., online reservations); use appropriate reference and training materials; prepare meeting agendas and minutes; use and maintain office equipment, including copier, fax, and scanner; assemble and maintain policy and procedure manuals; order and maintain office supply inventory; process incoming and outgoing mail, including shipments; demonstrate foundational financial skills; make change and manage petty cash funds, including receipts and audit trail; know basic accounting terminology; use basic accounting software;  use journal and ledger entries; prepare and demonstrate understanding of payroll data; post journal accounts receivable and accounts payable; prepare bank deposits and reconcile bank statements; and perform math computations (e.g., interest, percents, discounts, averages, and ratios).  Performance Component:  Business Writing (14%), Document Processing (35%), Preparing a Spreadsheet (22%), Creating a Chart (15%), and Creating a Flyer (14%).

Instruction:

NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Administrative Assisting or Business Management (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).

Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2010 - March 2016.

Objectives:
Demonstrate knowledge of computer terminology; Identify and operate peripherals; Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and use of software; Apply basic troubleshooting and maintenance skills; Demonstrate file management and storage skills; Describe procedures involved with importing and exporting; Identify legal restrictions; Demonstrate knowledge of typographic terminology; Identify the anatomy and classification of type; Calculate type measurements; Identify and use proofreader's marks; Diagnose and solve typography problems (e.g., tracking, kerning, readability, legibility); Manipulate type through character and paragraph formatting; Choose and apply appropriate typeface; Demonstrate knowledge of basic design terminology (e.g., bleed, live area, trim, orientation); Exhibit knowledge of design elements and principles; Demonstrate techniques of 2-D design; Demonstrate techniques of 3-D design; Produce project to client specifications; Determine communication process for target market (e.g., researching, brainstorming); Describe characteristics of design for different media (e.g., logos, magazines); Choose appropriate ideas through the visual stages of layout (e.g., thumbnail, rough, comprehensive); Demonstrate understanding of related math (e.g., proportion, percentages, basic measurements); Demonstrate ability to solve design problems; Create unconventional solutions to traditional design problems; Identify color theory terminology; Mix colors to obtain shades, tints or neutrals; Choose and apply appropriate color scheme; Identify correct use of RGB and CMYK colors; Identify and utilize Pantone Matching System (PMS); Identify drawing and digital illustration terminology; Identify basic tools and materials (e.g., computer, pencils, paper, canvas); Render drawings to reflect various perspectives (e.g. atmospheric, three point); Utilize different drawing techniques (e.g., line art, continuous tone, stipple, watercolor); Modify illustrations (e.g., size, color, stroke); Identify ways to import, export and save images (e.g., scanning, digitizing); Identify photography terminology; Demonstrate use of cameras and accessories; Apply copyright laws pertaining to photographs (e.g., stock photos, clip art, studio portraits); Identify production/printing terminology; Demonstrate proofing and preflighting (preparing for output); Provide job specifications for printer; Demonstrate knowledge of job flow, various printing and finishing processes; Determine what surface works best for a project; Identify surfaces by common size, weight, number and finish; Demonstrate personal presentation skills (e.g., speaking, listening, writing); Demonstrate ability to accept and/or give constructive criticism; Exhibit ability to work with clients and as a team member; Critique and refine ideas; Identify basic tools and equipment; Maintain a safe and clean work environment; Define multimedia terminology; Prepare multimedia presentations; Identify image terminology (e.g., raster, vector, continuous tone, half tone, line art); Identify and explain various file formats (e.g., .pdf, .jpg, .gif, .eps); Identify appropriate resolution for projects; and Manipulate images (e.g., restore, color correct, masking).  Performance Component:  Design:  Final Computer Comprehensive  - Preparing and Printing Files (51%), and Layout - Comprehensive Redesign (49%).
Instruction:
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual's technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Advertising or Advertising Design (11/13).
Location:

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

September 2008 - December 2018.

Objectives:

Students will be able to: demonstrate positive safety attitudes and responsibilities; define basic emergency procedures, equipment safety systems and consumer liability issues associated with them; demonstrate structural and environmental safety; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) procedures and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) procedures; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of gas cutting and welding procedures; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of plastic welding procedures; exhibit knowledge of milling machines, lathes, grinders, and saws; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of fluid power system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of engine system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of electrical system; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of power train system; service and maintain machines and equipment; identify and analyze machines and equipment components; troubleshoot and diagnose machines and equipment; disassemble and reassemble machines and equipment, test operation, and make adjustments as necessary; solve problems to determine voltage, amperage, resistances, and wattages; exhibit knowledge and show proficiency with use of a voltmeter, ohmmeter, ammeter, or wattmeter; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of structural wiring; disassemble, clean, and reassemble electric motors; exhibit knowledge and proficiency of plumbing procedures; demonstrate knowledge of framing process and identify appropriate building materials; calculate board feet and cost of materials; demonstrate knowledge of concrete structures; read and interpret blueprints and plans; demonstrate knowledge of roofing and ventilation systems; complete a bill of materials; calculate cost of a project; accurately record and interpret nameplate information; calculate cost of operating equipment; establish and maintain effective business strategies and interpersonal communication skills; calculate, maintain, and analyze accurate business records; display knowledge of basic information management skills; set up and adjust field survey equipment; calculate, measure, maintain, and analyze data from field survey; complete differential or profile leveling problem; read and interpret maps including property, township, zoning, and topographical maps; demonstrate familiarity with national environmental agencies such as Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); examine career opportunities in the agriculture power and systems technologies; identify advanced training or post secondary education needed for careers in agriculture power and systems technologies; demonstrate knowledge of personal characteristics important to specific occupations in power and systems technologies. Performance Component: Horizontal Square Groove Butt Weld - SMAW (22%); Oxyacetylene Cutting (19%); Troubleshoot and Diagnose a Gas Engine (20%); Install a Switch to Control a Light (12%); Mark a Common Rafter (16%); Set-up and Instrument Leveling of the Farm Level (11%).

Instruction:

NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Agricultural Mechanics or Agricultural Maintenance (11/13). 

Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2013 - December 2018. 

Objectives:

Students will be able to: identify drafting tools, and equipment (including CAD); identify and select paper sizes/types, determine scale, and layout, and various line types; construct and manipulate geometric elements,  lines, arcs, and angles; place dimensions and notes; perform basic mathematical operations and calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percents; demonstrate knowledge of geometry and trigonometry; calculate weights, measures, area, and volume; convert scales and survey measurements to architectural measurements; determine pitch, rise, run, and slope; identify pictorial drawings (i.e., isometric, oblique, perspective and presentation); demonstrate knowledge of schematic diagrams and orthographic drawings; examine space relationships; identify building styles; determine client needs; incorporate building codes and regulations; identify construction material, properties, and use; identify architectural terms and symbols; identify and develop roof styles, floor plans, basement and foundation plans; identify kitchen and bath arrangements; develop interior and exterior elevations; develop a building section and a wall section; draw architectural details; draw and dimension site and plot plans; interpret landscape plans; interpret contours and topographical profiles; identify setbacks; Identify utilities; draw structural details; draw framing plan; identify structural systems; identify and apply electrical terms, symbols, and systems; identify and apply plumbing terms, symbols, and systems; identify and apply HVAC terms, symbols, and systems; draw cover sheet and title block information; develop schedules; use reference sources; arrange and coordinate drawings and document revisions; describe responsibilities of related parties (i.e., design professional, client, and contractor); identify component and material specifications (CSI standards); identify various rating systems (i.e., LEED, R-Value, etc.); recognize recyclable and/or "green" building materials; identify various sustainable design systems; and utilize site for solar/environmental considerations.  Performance Component:  Architectural Symbols and Abbreviations (17%), Elevation (34%), and Kitchen and Bath Floor Plan (49%).

Instruction:

NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Architectural Drafting (11/13).
Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2011 - December 2018.

Objectives:

Students will be able to: operate an SLR (single lens reflex) still camera and peripherals (traditional and/or digital); produce finished prints; control lighting, exposure, and composition; select and use correct film, film speed, and/or megapixel resolution (shutter and aperture); identify and operate computer and related peripheral devices; create and manipulate sound and images with application software; prepare images for appropriate output; identify various media options (e.g., slides, .jpeg, .tiff, .wmv); use basic software applications (e.g., word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation); operate video camera, camcorder, and peripheral equipment; select, set up, and operate sound reinforcement equipment, including microphones; edit video clips; write the script; identify and incorporate sound and special effects; record and mix audio; engineer audio and video; select, cast, and direct talent; light, direct, and produce the final project; determine client objectives; develop creative outline; present and select media options; create and present the storyboard and script; develop, present, and evaluate a proposal/project; apply principles and elements of design; select and design for a specific media; apply principles of animation; develop and efficiently utilize production schedules and personnel; prepare and manage the production budget and resources; communicate effectively with client and production team; maintain quality control; follow copyright, licensing, and broadcast laws; Identify and safely use basic hand tools; follow safety guidelines for personnel and equipment operation; perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting; install and upgrade computer software; perform hardware upgrades to computer equipment; interpret equipment specifications; utilize network technology, web browsers, and network tools; effectively utilize search engines; identify uses of network protocols related to audio/visual transmission; plan and create a Web page incorporating hypertext links and URLs; demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of digital television, video, and audio; and demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of web, video, and audio conferencing.  Performance Component:  Audio-Visual Editing (34%), Videography (33%), and Engineering and Troubleshooting (33%).

Instruction:

NOCTI teacher exams assess individuals' technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Commercial Illustration, Graphic Design, Motion Graphic and Interactive Design, Photography, Audio-Video Production, Audio-Video Communications, Scriptwriting, Video Production or Audio Production (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).

Location:
NOCTI proctored test centers throughout Pennsylvania. This assessment is not available through Nocti Business Solutions.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

May 2007 - September 2015.

Objectives:
Students will be able to interpret repair and work orders; Exhibit appropriate customer interactions; Describe environmental requirements and discuss safe working environment and shop procedures; Perform diagnosis and repair for engine service, cylinder head, valve train, engine block assembly, lubrication and cooling systems, exhaust, mechanical timing and front end service; Diagnose general transmission/transaxle concerns; Maintain and adjust transmission/transaxle; Perform in-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose transmission/transaxle electronic issues; Diagnose general drivetrain concerns; Diagnose and repair manual transmission/transaxle issues; Perform in-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose and repair four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive components; Diagnose and repair general axle concerns; Diagnose, service, and repair steering and suspension systems; Perform wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair; Diagnose, service, and repair wheels and tires; Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems, drum and disc brakes, power assist systems, and parking brake systems; Diagnose and repair ABS (antilock brake systems) and TCS (traction control systems). Performance Component: Identification of Parts (11%), Disc Brake Assembly Service (41%), Tire Service and Balance (20%), and Cylinder Head Service (28%).
Instruction:
NOCTI and NBS exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Automotive Trades or Automotive Technician (5/12). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.
Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2010 - December 2018. 

Objectives:
Interpret repair and work orders; Exhibit understanding of appropriate customer interactions; Exhibit understanding of environmental requirements; Display understanding of safe working environment and shop procedures; Perform engine service and diagnosis; Perform cylinder head and valve train diagnosis and repair; Perform engine block assembly diagnosis and repair; Perform lubrication and cooling systems diagnosis and repair; Perform exhaust inspection and service; Perform mechanical timing and front-end service; Diagnose general transmission/transaxle concerns; Maintain and adjust transmission/transaxle; Perform in-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose transmission/transaxle electronic issues; Diagnose general drivetrain concerns; Diagnose and repair manual transmission/transaxle issues; Perform in-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Perform off-vehicle manual transmission/transaxle service; Diagnose and repair four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive components; Diagnose and repair general axle concerns; Diagnose, service, and repair steering systems; Diagnose, service, and repair suspension systems; Perform wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair; Diagnose, service, and repair wheels and tires; Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems; Diagnose and repair drum brakes; Diagnose and repair disc brakes; Diagnose and repair power assist systems; Diagnose and repair parking brake systems; Diagnose and repair ABS (antilock brake systems) and TCS (traction control systems); Perform electrical/electronic system diagnosis; Perform battery diagnosis and service; Diagnose and repair starting systems; Diagnose and repair charging systems; Diagnose and repair lighting systems; Diagnose and repair accessory devices and systems; Perform service and maintenance on heating and AC (air conditioning) systems; Diagnose and repair AC system components; Diagnose and repair heating systems; Diagnose and repair heating and AC control systems; Demonstrate knowledge of refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling; Diagnose general engine drivability concerns; Diagnose ignition systems; Diagnose and repair fuel and air induction systems; Diagnose and repair exhaust and emissions control systems; Diagnose and repair computerized engine control systems; and Determine proper procedures for diagnosing intermittent issues.  Performance Component:  Identification of Parts (8%), Disc Brake Assembly (18%), Tire Service and Balance (9%), Cylinder Head Service (13%), Perform Fuel System Pressure Test (14%), Windshield Washer Circuit Inoperative (8%), Test and Diagnose Battery, Starting, and Charging System (20%), and Test Electronic Engine Control Component (10%).
Instruction:
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual's technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Automotive Trades or Automotive Technician (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).

Location:

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

Length:

Varies.

Dates:

September 2015 - December 2018. 

Objectives:

Demonstrate professional work habits; Demonstrate the ability to organize, implement, and troubleshoot specific tasks; Demonstrate the ability to work in teams and as an individual; Define biotechnology and its role;Demonstrate knowledge of the history of biotechnology; Describe the life cycle of biotechnology product development; Identify the application of the biotechnology industry; Describe careers in biotechnology; Demonstrate competency in validating and using laboratory equipment; Demonstrate competency in using computer office applications; Perform basic laboratory math skills; Apply statistical analysis to interpret data; Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method; Properly prepare buffers and solutions; Demonstrate the concepts of recombinant technology; Demonstrate the principles of DNA isolation; Perform Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Perform electrophoresis; Perform separation techniques; Explain and perform aseptic technique; Demonstrate the concepts of microbial culture; Demonstrate the concept of mammalian cell culture; Demonstrate the concept of laboratory automation; Perform basic spectrophotometer assays; Demonstrate the knowledge of bioethics; Demonstrate the knowledge of professional ethics; Demonstrate general requirements for laboratory safety; Identify and use personal protective equipment; Demonstrate ability to implement safety protocols; Follow SDS guidelines for handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous material; Demonstrate knowledge of safety regulatory agencies, such as OSHA; Perform documentation according to regulatory agency standards; Demonstrate an ability to maintain records in accordance with Intellectual Property Law; Document lab activities and findings according to guidelines; Use laboratory glassware; Use volumetric equipment; Use electrophoresis equipment; Use a spectrophotometer; Use balances; Demonstrate knowledge of autoclaves; Use centrifuges; Use pH meters; Demonstrate knowledge of thermocyclers; Use microscopes; Demonstrate knowledge of laboratory hoods for worker protection; Demonstrate knowledge of temperature regulating devices (water baths, incubators); Demonstrate knowledge of chromatographic equipment.  Performance Component:Colony Isolation and Streaking Bacteria (27%), Using Volumetric Equipment: Using Micropipettes (17%), Using Volumetric Equipment: Serological Pipettes (11%), Making a Molar Solution (18%), Making a Dilution and Using a Spectrophotometer (17%), and Generating and Utilizing a Standard Curve (10%).

Instruction:

NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual’s technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biotechnology(9/15).

Location:
NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.
Length:
Varies.
Dates:

September 2012 - December 2018.

Objectives:
Recognize issues and adhere to worksite safety guidelines (housekeeping and health related); Utilize appropriate personal protection equipment (PPEs); Demonstrate understanding of ladder and scaffold safety; Recognize and adhere to governmental regulations (OSHA, MSDS, etc.); Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of hand tools; Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of power tools; Identify carpentry materials; Describe, layout, and construct wood floor framing; Calculate, layout, and construct stairs; Identify, layout, and construct wood wall framing; Describe, calculate, and construct ceiling and roof framing; Identify and install roofing materials (shingles, fasteners, and flashing); Identify, estimate, and install exterior windows and doors; Identify, measure, and apply exterior finishes (sidings and trim); List, describe, and install interior finishes (drywall, doors, and trims); Identify, estimate, and install footings and foundations; Identify, estimate, and install brick and block; Identify, estimate, and place/pour concrete applications; Identify, estimate, and install rough electrical; Identify, estimate, and install finish electrical; Identify, estimate, and install rough plumbing (PVC, ABS, copper, PEX); Identify, estimate, and install finish plumbing fixtures; Identify, estimate, and install insulation; Recognize various ventilation applications; Identify "green" construction technology; Recognize blueprint terms, symbols, and abbreviations; Interpret blueprints; Demonstrate use of architect's scale; and Layout building using various calculations, squaring, and leveling methods.  Performance Component:  Soldering Pipe (22%), Rafter Layout (19%), Calculate and Cut a Stud (11%), Rough and Finish Electrical (19%), and 8-Inch Block Wall Construction (29%).
Instruction:
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual's technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Building Construction (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).

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