Frequently Asked Questions
How do I purchase the trainings? You go to http://certificationcentral.education and click on Trainings in the top right of header menu just like the menu at the top of this page. Select your desired training and follow prompts for purchasing. When you purchase a training, you will create a username and a password to login to access your training from Certification Central.
How do I access the training after I purchase it? You go to www.certificationcentral.education home page and click on My Account in the top right header menu just like the menu at the top of this page. An account window will open and you can enter your username and password to login.
Which browser works best for accessing the training? Certification Central uses LearnDash as our Learning Management System. Begin by using the browser you currently prefer. If problems arise, then consider using Firefox as your browser.
Registered Behavior Technician Training
Will this training allow me to be a Registered Behavior Technician with the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board? This training meets BACB’s 40 hour (minimum) training requirement. In addition, you must pass the Initial Competency Assessment, identify a supervisor, and pass the RBT Examination. Requirements are located at https://www.bacb.com/rbt/rbt-requirements/
How long is the training? The training is 45 hours. Our learning management system will monitor the number of hours spent on modules, so if you’re working on activities associated with modules, make sure you do this while logged-in so your hours count toward the 45 hour requirement.
Do I have to become an RBT to take the training? No, you do not have to become an RBT to take the training. You can take the training for professional development only.
Does Certification Central off the Initial Competency Assessment? Yes, the Initial Competency Assessment is available for purchase.
Is Certification Central able to supervise me when I am an RBT? No, Certification Central does not meet BACB’s supervision criteria.
How long do I have to complete the training? Per the BACB’s rule, you have between 5 and 180 days to complete the training. If 180 days passes and you don’t complete it, you then need to repurchase the training as you will no longer have access.
Are my 40 hours and 180 days monitored? Yes. As part of our learning analytics system, we will monitor the total hours and number of days to complete the modules
Will I receive a transcript when I’m done with the training? No, BACB requires you to provide them with a certificate of completion, which we will send to you electronically. However, if you also want to take this for credit, you can do so through Mayville State University.
May I take the RBT training for credit? Yes, you may take this training for 3 credits through Mayville State University. You can choose from:
- SPED 300 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis: This is a semester-based course that can be applied to a special education certificate or to a special education degree.
- SPED 3000 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis: This is a continuing education course for letter grade or for S/U grading. Click here to enroll: SPED 3000 Intro to Applied Behavior Analysis)
If you are taking this course for S/U grading, you are required to complete the 7 modules, with no additional assessment. If you are choosing to take this course for a letter grade, you will take a final assessment. The options include:
- Option 1: This assessment is for those who do not intend to become Registered Behavior Technicians. The assessment is a 38 multiple choice and ordering examination.
Option 2: This assessment is for those who do intend to become Registered Behavior Technicians. The RBT Initial Competency Assessment is given after all modules are completed. This assessment is not bound by the BACB completion rule of 5 to 180 days.
If I have questions about behavior analysis, who do I ask?
To support your understanding of the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Training modules, there will be a virtual coaching session each Wednesday from 8:00 to 9:00 PM CST. This coaching session is entirely optional and simply designed to support your learning. To participate virtually, you will need to ensure you have a working mic with a webcam being optional. To access the virtual training, please click here: https://zoom.us/j/4886191464