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SBE Certification Exam Schedule 2017

February 16, 2017
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Exam Schedule

The SBE Certification Committee has established the following exam dates. Choose the exam period that is best for you. more…

March 21, 2016
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Get Certified – Stand Out – Here’s How

Entry-Level Certifications

Certified Television Operator (CTO) and Certified Radio Operator (CRO)

These two certifications are targeted to the entry-level, non-technical pool of applicants filling board operator and master control positions in today’s radio and television marketplace and include the opportunity to be tested and certified. The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions. It is closed book and you are allotted one hour. Passing score is 90%. more…

Is January 1 Your SBE Recertification Deadline?

December 10, 2015
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SBE Certifications are valid for five years and then holders can recertify for additional five-year periods.SBECertifiedLogo (1) more…

SBE Entry Level Certifications – No Experience Required

December 3, 2015
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Are you new to the broadcast engineering field?

There are four entry-level certifications that may appeal to you. more…

SBE Entry Level Certifications – No Experience Required

October 23, 2015
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Are you new to the broadcast engineering field?

There are four entry-level certifications that may appeal to you. more…

SBE re-certification: What You Should Know

January 19, 2015
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When the SBE Certification Program was established in 1975, the intent of the SBE Board of Directors was the continued technical development of broadcast engineers. more…

SBE Jubilee Project Deadline is April 30

April 18, 2014
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If your SBE certification expired after January 1999, apply to have your certification re-instatednull

Since April 1, 2013, the SBE has offered an opportunity to those who have allowed their SBE certification to lapse to reinstate it without taking an exam. more…

Certification Exam Dates 2014

January 3, 2014
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Exam Dates

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Application Deadline

February 7-17, 2014 Local Chapters December 31, 2013
April 8, 2014 exams held duringthe NAB Convention March 31, 2014
June 6-16, 2014 Local Chapters April 11, 2014
August 8-18, 2014 Local Chapters June 6, 2014
November 7-17, 2014 Local Chapters October 6, 2014

SBE Certified? Get Pinned !

December 15, 2013
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If you currently hold an SBE Certification, you can purchase a corresponding SBE   Certification Pin.   The pin costs $12 each and is a great way to show what you have worked hard to accomplish.

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October 29, 2013
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The SBE Certification Committee has established the following exam dates. Choose the exam period that is best for you.
Exam Dates Location Application Deadline
November 1-11, 2013 Local Chapters C L O S E D
February 7-17, 2014 Local Chapters December 31, 2013
April 8, 2014 exams held duringthe NAB Convention March 31, 2014
June 6-16, 2014 Local Chapters April 11, 2014
August 8-18, 2014 Local Chapters June 6, 2014
November 7-17, 2014 Local Chapters October 6, 2014
When you are ready to take an SBE exam, please fill out the appropriate application and send it into the SBE National office (see address below). You will be notified once your application has been approved. Approximately 3 weeks before the exam time, your local certification chairman will receive a list of applicants in his/her area. He/she will then contact those applicants to schedule a date, time and place for the exams. The exams will be mailed back to the National office for grading. The pass/fail grades will then be mailed directly to the applicants.

You may mail, email or fax your applications to:

Megan E. Clappe

Certification Director

9102 N. Meridian St. Suite 150

Indianapolis, IN 46260

(317) 846-9120 Fax

mclappe@sbe.org

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Please note: SBE Certification exams are administered only by SBE and are proctored in person by qualified and approved representatives of SBE. No other organization is authorized to administer SBE exams.