Animal Science certifies that individuals have a knowledge and skill set applicable to the animal sector of the agriculture industry including planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, health, safety and environmental issues, and the use and care of animal health-care instruments, animal grooming equipment, animal restraining equipment, and laboratory equipment.
The certification standards for the Animal Science exam include the standards and benchmarks identified by relative industry partners. Each standard is weighted based on industry needs and feedback and are noted below. The number of questions per standard is determined by the industry weight.
A study guide for the exam has been created to help you understand what types of questions will be asked. Additionally, references and chapters that were used for each standard are identified on the references chart.