Have at least 5 years of practice in land surveying, or a combination of work and training in a course in land surveying and practice in land surveying which totals at least 5 years.
Have completed an apprenticeship training course in land surveying prescribed by the department of workforce development, and engaged in a period of additional land surveying of a satisfactory character that, when added to the period of apprenticeship, totals at least 6 years of land surveying practice.
After June 30, 2000, to be eligible to take the "principles and practice of land surveying" examination, an applicant shall have done one of the following:
Have at least 9 years of approved practice in land surveying, or a combination of at least 9 years of approved work and training in a course in land surveying and practice in land surveying.
Have completed an apprenticeship training course in land surveying prescribed by the department of workforce development, and engaged in a period of additional land surveying of a satisfactory character that, when added to the period of apprenticeship, totals at least 7 years of land surveying practice.
(4) Application for examination.
An application for examination must be filed with the board no later than 2 months before the scheduled date for the examination.
A-E 6.05 Note
Note: An otherwise qualified applicant with a disability shall be provided with reasonable accommodations.
(5) Time, date and site of examinations.
The examinations shall be held at the time, date and site designated by the board.
(6) Examination and refund fees.
The fee for land surveyor examinations and requirements for refund of fees are specified in s. 440.05
, Stats., and ch. SPS 4
(7) Examination grading.
The passing scores set by the board represent the minimum competency required to protect public health and safety. Experience rating may not be weighed as part of the examination grade.
(8) Reexamination procedure.
An applicant for a land surveyor examination who fails an examination or any part of an examination may retake any part of the examination failed at a regularly-scheduled administration of the examination. If an applicant fails to pass on reexamination of the parts failed, or the current examination parts equivalent to the parts failed, within 4 years from the date of receipt of the results of the first failure of the examination or any part of the examination, the applicant is required to take and pass the entire examination. If the applicant retakes the entire examination, the applicant shall pay the original examination fee under s. 440.05 (1)
, Stats. The board shall determine which parts of a current examination are equivalent to the examination parts failed by an applicant.
A-E 6.05 Note
Note: A list of all current examination fees may be obtained at no charge from the Office of Examinations, Department of Safety and Professional Services, 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708.
A-E 6.05(9)(a)(a) One-year limitation.
An applicant for a land surveyor examination may review questions on any part of an examination failed by the applicant within one year from the date of the examination, as specified in s. 443.09 (6)
, Stats. An applicant may review the examination only once.
(b) Review procedure.
Failing candidates shall be notified of the procedure to schedule a review of the appropriate examination parts. The applicant may take notes on the examination questions reviewed. No notes may be retained by the applicant following the review. The review may not take place within 30 days prior to a scheduled examination. If the section confirms the failing status following its review, the application shall be deemed incomplete, and the applicant may be reexamined under sub. (8)
A-E 6.05 Note
Note: Subsection (9) was invalidated by the repeal of s. 443.09 (6), Stats., and will be removed in future rule-making by the Board.
Any applicant for registration who receives aid or cheats in any other manner in connection with the examination shall be barred from completing the examination or shall not be given a passing grade, or both.
A-E 6.05 History
Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374
, eff. 3-1-87; am. (1) and (6), Register, January, 1993, No. 445
, eff. 2-1-93; am. (8), Register, June, 1994, No. 462
, eff. 7-1-94; am. (9) (b), Register, March, 1996, No. 483
, eff. 4-1-96; am. (9) (a), Register, October, 1996, No. 490
, eff. 11-1-96; rn. (7) (a) to be (7) and am., r. (7) (b), cr. (10), Register, January, 1999, No. 517
, eff. 2-1-99; am. (1), (3) (a) and (b), cr. (3) (c) and (d), Register, November, 2000, No. 539
, eff. 12-1-00; CR 04-118
: am. (1) and (2) (b) Register December 2005 No. 600
, eff. 1-1-06; correction in (6) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7.
, Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671
An application for registration shall include all of the following:
Transcripts verifying the applicant's education.
References from at least 5 individuals having personal knowledge of the applicant's experience in land surveying, 3 of whom are registered land surveyors.
A chronological history of the applicant's employment.
Any additional data, exhibits or references indicating the extent and quality of the applicant's experience which the land surveyor section may require.
A-E 6.06 History
Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374
, eff. 3-1-87; renum. and am. (2), Register, January, 1993, No. 445
, eff. 2-1-93; correction made under s. 13.93, (2m) (b) 1., Stats., Register, March, 1993, No. 447
; am. (intro.) to (3), Register, January, 1999, No. 517
, eff. 2-1-99.
An applicant for registration to practice land surveying in this state who has paid the required fee and who holds an unexpired certificate of registration as a land surveyor in another state with requirements for registration which, in the opinion of the land surveyor section, are substantially equivalent to the requirements for registration in this state may be granted a temporary permit to practice land surveying pending the applicant's completion of the state jurisdictional examination.
Subject to sub. (3)
, a temporary permit granted under this section expires on the date of the next scheduled state jurisdictional examination if the applicant fails to appear for the examination. If the applicant appears for the examination, a temporary permit granted under this section expires on the date upon which the applicant is notified that he or she has passed or failed the state jurisdictional examination.
The section may grant an extension of the temporary permit if the applicant is prevented by exigent circumstances from sitting for the next regularly scheduled examination, and may in those circumstances permit the applicant to sit for the examination on a date other than the date of the regularly scheduled examination.
The temporary permit is revocable by the section at its pleasure, pursuant to s. 443.06 (3)
A-E 6.07 History
History: CR 02-090
: cr. Register December 2002 No. 564
, eff. 1-1-03; CR 04-118
: am. (1) and (2) Register December 2005 No. 600
, eff. 1-1-06.