In order to be eligible and write the Ontario CCA RMS exam, you must be an Ontario CCA in good standing.
The RMS exam is offered on-demand. You can take the exam at any time throughout the year. Once you register and pay for the exams, you have 60 days to write. If you fail the exam, you must wait 15 days before you register to take it again. Results are immediate once you finish your exam. Registration can be completed by clicking here.The cost to write is $95.00 USD + proctor fee (TBD).
Once the RMS exam is passed, an annual maintenance fee will be charged in addition to your CCA renewal, and the minimum CEUs required for IPM will increase to 10.0 (from 5.0). The ICCA Program developed the RMS Certification to meet the growing demand for qualified advisers with focused knowledge and skills in pest and resistance management.
RMS Resource Guide
CropLife Canada has supported the writing of a resistance management resource guide which is available online or can be ordered here (link opens in new tab) – or see add to your cart below.
To view or download RMS Performance Objectives click here (link opens in new tab.)