Answer: Provided you still have time remaining before your one year time limit expires, you may have up to two additional attempts to pass the exam. If you are unable to pass the exam after three attempts, you would have to complete a full basic recruit training program in order to be eligible to take the exam again. You can find additional information about the State Certification Exam here
. Applicants for the EOT are highly encouraged to complete their demonstration of proficiency as soon as possible following their approval in order to allow time for preparing for the exam as well as retakes if needed. If you are unable to complete 3 attempts to pass the exam before your 1 year time limit expires and you apply for and are granted another exemption from training, you will only have the attempts remaining from your previous exemption from training to use to pass the exam.