I certify that the information I have provided in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize ISA to contact my current and any former employers and educational institutions to verify the provided information, and I waive any and all rights of confidentiality or privacy with regard to the release of all employment or educational information relevant to my application to ISA for recognition as a Certified Control Systems Technician.
I understand that if my application is audited, I will be responsible for providing ISA verification of employment and education within sixty (60) days of audit notification. See CCST Audit to review audit documentation.
I hereby waive and release ISA, my current and former employers, and any educational institutions I have attended, and their respective officers, directors, and representatives, from any claims arising from the disclosure of such information to ISA for the purposes of ISA evaluation of this application. I understand that ISA will reject any application that contains false or fraudulent information, and that, in that event, I will not receive reimbursement of any fees paid, nor credit for any examinations taken. If the fraud is discovered after certification is awarded, certification will be revoked.
The CCST program provides recognition and documentation of a professional's knowledge, experience, and education in automation. Certification status does not guarantee a level of performance by a professional in a particular situation, and ISA does not guarantee the competency or performance of any certified individual.
I understand and agree that any certification granted by ISA does not constitute licensure to practice or provide services, whether for a fee or not, when required by federal, state, or local law. I further understand and agree that I must apply for any state required licenses for practice in the specialty field only through the application state agencies.
I understand that all material submitted related to this application becomes the property of ISA upon receipt and that none of the materials will be returned to me. ISA will release no information contained in the application materials to any third party. I understand that the policy and procedures for appealing a decision of the Certification Board are available upon request.
I understand that any certification by ISA is limited to a three-year period and must be renewed in a timely manner in order to continue as a CCST.
I have read the CCST handbook and understand the requirements for the certification for which I am applying. I agree to follow the ISA Code of Ethics. I agree that I will not discuss exam questions with any other person.
I understand that if my application does not meet the requirements, I will not be able to test until deficiencies are resolved. If certified, I hereby request that ISA include me in any published listings of CCSTs.