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 Certification Exam

The RMWQAA Analyst Certification Exam is offered twice a year in the spring and fall. Three levels of certification are available:

  • Analyst I
  • Analyst II
  • Analyst III

The 2021 Spring certification exam is scheduled for Friday, May 14th, 2021 with the  application and registration deadline being May 1st.  The exam will be held at:



Griswold WTP

14201 E. Hampden Avenue

Aurora, CO 80014



You can register for the exam online.  If you register and pay online you are still required to fill out and submit an application.  Applications must be submitted two weeks before the exam.  If you do not submit an application and receive an acceptance letter you will not be permitted to take the exam.


The application deadline is May 1st. 


****Please note, the Spring 2021 Exam will include new topics and content as of 2020. See the "recommended study materials" link for the new topics list, then head to the "Certification Exam Material" section of the website for materials to help you study. More materials are added all the time so check back if you don't see what you are looking for, or use Standard Methods to help you study.****

Exam Cost : $42 members, $72 non-members (includes a 1 year membership) plus website fees.  You can pay the exam fee online, however an application still needs to be submitted.

Click here for a list of recommended study materials

Click here for an exam application

Questions? E-mail Certification Chair, Adele Rucker ,arucker@auroragov.org

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO RMWQAA, not Adele Rucker or City of Aurora.

Acceptance letters will be sent via e-mail.  If you do not receive an acceptance letter you will not be permitted to take the exam.



Renew Analyst Certification


Certification Renewal

Once certified through RMWQAA you must renew your certificate every 5 years. The renewal cost is $10. The database will send out reminders when renewals are due.

If you need to renew your certificate and you need another certificate printed and mailed to you, the cost is $20.  Replacement certificates will be mailed out once per quarter.

To renew online click here



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