(2) Requirements for entrance to the examination.
To be eligible to take a scheduled examination, the applicant shall submit documentation certifying he or she has all but one year of academic credit and qualifying architectural experience, as specified in s. 443.03 (1) (b) 1.
, Stats., or all but one year of qualifying architectural experience, as specified in s. 443.03 (1) (b) 2.
, Stats., or graduated from a national architectural accrediting board accredited degree program and obtained a national council of architectural registration boards established intern development program training record.
(3) Application for examination.
An application for examination shall be filed with the board no later than 2 months before the scheduled date for the examination.
A-E 3.05 Note
Note: An otherwise qualified applicant with a disability shall be provided with reasonable accommodations.
The passing scores set by the board represent the minimum competency required to protect public health and safety.
(5) Time, date and site of examination.
The examination shall be held at a time, date and site specified by the board.
(6) Examination and refund fees.
The fee for an architect examination and requirements for refund of fees are specified in s. 440.05
, Stats., and ch. SPS 4
(7) Re-examination procedure.
An applicant who began the examination procedure in or after June of 1983 for an architect 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. The board shall determine which parts of a current examination are equivalent to the examination parts failed by an applicant.
A-E 3.05(8)(a)(a) One-year limitation.
An applicant for an architect 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.
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Subsection (8) was invalidated by the repeal of s. 443.09 (6)
, Stats., in 2009 Wis. Act 350
and will be removed in future rule-making by the Board.
(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. (7)
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 3.05 History
Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374
, eff. 3-1-87; am. (2) and (7), Register, January, 1993, No. 445
, eff. 2-1-93; am. (8) (b), Register, March, 1996, No. 483
, eff. 4-1-96; am. (8) (a), Register, October, 1996, No. 490
, eff. 11-1-96; am. (4), cr. (9), Register, January, 1999, No. 517
, eff. 2-1-99; CR 09-079
: am. (2) Register June 2010 No. 654
, eff. 7-1-10; correction in (6) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7.
, Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671
An application shall include all of the following:
Transcripts or apprenticeship records verifying the applicant's education and training.
References from at least 5 individuals having personal knowledge of the applicant's experience in the practice of architecture, 3 of whom are registered architects.
A chronological history of the applicant's employment.
Any additional data, exhibits or references showing the extent and quality of the applicant's experience that may be required by the architect section.
A-E 3.06 History
Cr. Register, January, 1993, No. 445
, eff. 2-1-93; am. (intro.) to (3), Register, January, 1999, No. 517
, eff. 2-1-99.