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OMA I/II Recertification Policy

RECERTIFICATION POLICY
Individuals shall provide documentation that they have met any four (4) of the following requirements during the 3-year certification period and pay the recertification fee, or retake the examination. (The cost of the retake examination for recertification purposes is included in the recertification fee.)

Requirement

  1. Employer supplies a letter vouching for continued employment related to their field of certification.
  2. Two other individuals with current certification supply a letter vouching for continued employment in their field of certification.
  3. Provide proof of receiving 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from courses relevant to their field of certification (these would require certificates that state CEU’s from an Accredited Institution. They are not the same as STLE EC’s earned on webinars, etc.- see #12).
  4. Provide proof of attending or virtually participating in six (6) STLE section meetings.
  5. Provide proof of attending one (1) STLE Section education seminar.
  6. Provide proof of attending one (1) educational seminar relevant to their field of certification such as at the annual meeting of one of the following: STLE, SME, SAE, NLGI, AISE, or SMRP; proof of attending an educational seminar which is part of a third party training seminar such as a corporate training program or education provider seminar; or proof of reading six (6) relevant technical articles published in national or international technical publications.
  7. Provide proof of attending one (1) annual meeting conference with programs relevant to their field of certification such as from one of the following: STLE, SME, SAE, NLGI, AISE, or SMRP.
  8. Give one (1) presentation/course at a conference or seminar relevant to their field of certification.
  9. Publish one (1) article or paper in publications relevant to their field of certification.
  10. Author or co-author one (1) book or a significant chapter of a book relevant to their field of certification.
  11. Provide proof of active participation in technical committees or councils with programs relevant to their field of certification.
  12. Provide proof of attendance of eight (8) hours (EC) of educational content, such as webinars, presented by STLE or an STLE Training Partner identified on the STLE Education website.

Alternate option: In lieu of any four of the above the certified individual may elect to rewrite the exam.

 
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