This criterion is optional.  It is not necessary for a candidate to complete this particular criterion for certification.

The value of observing a particular role being performed cannot be overestimated.  For most candidates, it is the first occurrence which combines the requisite knowledge with some physical activity.  Accordingly, personally observing someone performing in a particular role under actual conditions is exceeded in value only by personally participating.  This criterion recognizes the value of personal observation in actual conditions for enhancing knowledge, understanding and insight in accomplishing the specific role.


A — Number of points per incident

B — Minimum number of points to attain credit

C — Maximum number of points attainable

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