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The UTC Testing Center is available to proctor exams for students that attend other colleges or universities. We proctor computer based and paper/pencil exams. Exams are scheduled based on availability in the Testing Center.
Registration and Fees:
For tests that are 2 hours or less, there is a $25 fee per exam. Please complete the registration and payment here. Once we receive your registration and payment, we will contact you via email to schedule the exam.
For tests that are over 2 hours, there is $40 fee per exam. Please complete the registration and payment here. Once we receive your registration and payment, we will contact you via email to schedule the exam.
If you have taken at least one Proctored Exam at UTC in the past, please email the UTC Testing Center for registration instructions.
Tennessee Boater Education Exam
Anyone born after 1/1/1989, must successfully complete the Tennessee Boating Safety In-Person Exam administered by a representative of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The UTC Testing Center serves as a representative for the TWRA and administers this exam. This online exam contains 60 questions and takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.
If you were born after 1/1/1989, you cannot register for this online course. To prepare for your In-Person Exam, you may use the free online Study Guide.
Before taking the In-Person Exam, you must purchase a $10.00 Type 600 boating safety exam permit. Find more information on requirements and testing locations at the TWRA website.
After passing the state-required In-Person Exam, your TWRA-issued wallet Tennessee Boater Education Certificate will arrive in the mail within 8-10 business days. Use the receipt from your Type 600 boating safety exam permit to get on the water immediately after passing the In-Person Exam and until your TWRA-issued card arrives.
Registration and Fee:
There is a $25 proctoring fee for the exam. Please complete the registration and fee payment here. Once we receive your registration and proctoring fee, we will contact you via email to schedule a test date.