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* 1. In case we have questions or need to follow up with you on some of your survey responses, please provide your name and a contact email.  This information will not be shared as part of the responses.

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* 2. Do you feel continuing education is beneficial to your professional development and obtaining reciprocity?

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* 3. Currently, the minimum continuing education units (CEUs) required every two years for certification renewal to validate ongoing competency are as follows:
 
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Do you believe the continuing education requirements for validating ongoing competency and renewing your certification without re-testing are attainable?

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* 4. Do you feel that obtaining continuing education or contact hours will be difficult?

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* 5. Are you aware of free online continuing education resources?

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* 6. Do you think there are adequate offerings of conferences, courses, and webinars for you to complete your continuing education requirements as defined in the new regulations?

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* 7. Does your employer support you in obtaining continuing education?

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* 8. If your employer does not / did not financially support your attendance at conferences, classes, or online training, would you participate on your own?

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* 9. How do you plan to obtain the continuing education requirements for certification renewal?  Check all that apply.

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* 10. Certification is often described as a 3-legged stool comprised of education, experience, and examination.  An appropriate combination of education and experience is designed to prepare examinees to pass the certification exams.  Education is cumulative - meaning that education from previous grade levels applies to the next grade level.  Currently, the regulations require the following education for initial certification:



Do you think the education requirement for initial certification is attainable?

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* 11. Certification is comprised of education, experience, and examination. An appropriate combination of education and experience is designed to prepare examinees to pass the certification exams. Currently, the regulations require the following experience for initial certification:

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Do you think the experience requirement for initial certification is adequate?

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* 12. Do you plan to be certified at a higher grade certification the future?

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* 13. If you aspire to obtain a higher grade certification in the future, do you believe the Plant Classification experience restriction (e.g. requiring 1 year of experience at a Class 3 plant to obtain a Grade III certification) will make it difficult for you to obtain a higher certification?

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* 14. When NWEA issues a certificate, we enclose a convenient wallet card as proof of certification.  Do you use this wallet card as proof of certification or do you find it unnecessary?

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* 15. What level of certification do you currently hold?

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* 16. What is the Plant Classification of the facility where you work?

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* 17. What is the size of the facility where you currently work?

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* 18. Are you a supervisor?

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* 19. Are you a manager?

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* 20. Do you have any additional comments about the certification program that you would like to share?

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