Passing the State Certification Exam is not always as simple as just knowing the material; you also have to have knowledge of how to prepare and take the exam. Review how different study methods work for different learning styles, note taking strategies and specific skills that would help in the learning environment. Review examination techniques and what not to do when getting ready for an exam, for example, cramming and how to handle test anxiety. Other topics include an overview of multiple choice questions, recognizing distracters and foils (wrong options), strategies and tactics, analyzing multiple choice questions, analyzing responses, how options can be wrong, how to guess intelligently, taking the multiple choice test, varieties in the form of the question and varieties in the nature of the question. Throughout this course, operators will take practice exams with themes becoming more complex to match increasing complexity of the state certification exam.