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In-Person Paper Exams: 

The Operator Certification program will be hosting a few in-person exam sessions. Exams will be held in October in Plover and Eau Claire, in November in Plover and Rhinelander, and in March 2024 in La Crosse. Exam application forms and more information about the in-person paper exams can be found on the Operator Certification Exams Page under the DNR Applications tab within the DNR In-Person Paper Exam Application Forms subsection.

The program is responsible for ensuring that various types of professional operators have adequate training to perform the necessary tasks at their facilities or businesses. Review certification and licensing requirements at the following pages.


Exam information, schedule and applications

Operator Certification Lookup

Look up by name or number, view training history, certifications and print card


Training calendar, information for operators and providers


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