Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Installer I,II
Customer Service Inspector Surface Water Operator Class B,C
Groundwater Operator Class B,C Underground Storage Tank (UST) On-Site Supervisor Class A,B
Landscape Irrigation Inspector Wastewater Operator Class B,C,D
Landscape Irrigation Technician Wastewater Collection Operator Class I, II, III
Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Water Distribution Operator Class B,C
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Facility Supervisors Class A, B Water Operator Class A
On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Maintenance Provider Water Operator Class D
On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Designated Representative Water Treatment Specialist - Class I, II,III
    • You must be approved by TCEQ before registering for this exam
    • Contact TCEQ for approval inquiries: 512-239-1000
  • TESTING DAYS AND TIMES (Huntsville Campus)
    • Monday - Friday
    • Click here for available test times.
    • Examinees need to report to the testing site at least 15-30 minutes prior to their scheduled testing time on their scheduled testing date
    • Three hour time limit (exception – Municipal Solid Waste A, B – 4 and 2 hour time limit respectively and Water Operator A- 6 Hour time limit.)
    • Current, unexpired picture identification (i.e., driver’s license, passport, state-issued ID, military ID, student ID, etc.)
    • Second form of ID (i.e., any of the previously listed photo IDs, social security card, birth certificate, credit/debit card, library card, etc.)
    • Social Security number (required by TCEQ)
    • Scores will be available immediately following completion of the test
    • Examinees are allowed four attempts in their approval period; Only two attempts can be made on the same day with no access to study materials in between test sessions.
    • Examinees are responsible for knowing and adhering to the retake policy
    • Registration/administration/test fee applies to each retake
    • Examinees should go to www.tceq.texas.gov to search and fill out an accommodations form
    • Once approved, examinee will register and sign up to take the exam at a TCEQ Office (examinee must contact TCEQ to find TCEQ office locations); Examinees with accommodations are not eligible to test at SHSU Testing Center per TCEQ guidelines
    • Contact: 512-239-6133 for further information
    • Visit our website at shsu.edu/testing
    • Email test.ctr@shsu.edu
    • Visit the office located in Academic Building IV, Room 102
    • Call (936) 294-1025
    • Write to the Testing Center, Box 2240 SHSU, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2240