You must be 18 years or older and meet the following requirements to be eligible to take the orthotic and/or prosthetic technician certification exam. Please refer to the Technician Candidate Guide for specific eligibility requirements.
There are two pathways for certification:
We encourage you to use the Technician Exam Candidate Self-Assessment Checklist as a tool to guide you through your work experience and to make sure that you are getting the type and amount of experience in each area that the profession expects.
Director, Professional Credentialing
Directs ABC’s Professional Ethics, Certification, Scope of Practice and Government Relations programs. Manages all ABC’s certification exam development and administration activities. Facilitates coordination of professional/clinical issues across all ABC programs, including state licensure.Send Stephen an email
Professional Credentialing Administrator
Primary contact for: professional ethics complaints against ABC credential holders, questions about ABC scope of practice, state licensure issues and ABC Board of Director nomination applications.Send Molly an email
Responsible for all administrative functions of ABC's certification programs and interfacing with outside consultants.Send Tabita an email
Certification Candidate Coordinator
Contact for: certification program inquiries, certification application assistance and status and licensure examination inquiries.Send Lauren an email