Individuals who will demonstrate the requisite skills, abilities, and knowledge typically required in a competency-based examination will be awarded the credentials of the Regional Certification Scheme (RCS) endorsed by the Regional Certification Body and the key national institution of the successful candidate's country. The paramount process for getting certified is illustrated in the figure below.
An applicant who wants to take the certification examination must ensure that s/he meets the eligibility requirements of the programme, register the examination after meeting the eligibility requirements. NB: Both trainees or an experienced practitioner must review the sample examination questions and get ready for the examination. On the other hand, applicants that need training before undertaking the examination can receive training in any of the nearest training institutions of the scheme. The stages of the competency-based examination are practical and written as illustrated in figure below.
An applicant can only be certified after passing the written and practical examination. The examinations are designed to assess the competencies of the candidates based on the JTA. The candidates that meet the minimum pass mark after undertaking the regional exam shall be awarded competency-based certificate and professional ID card.