Occupation:Breath Alcohol Analysis Technician
Agency:State Police
Job Description:A person in authority and competent to install, examine, certify, verify, repair, maintain, and check the accuracy of approved evidentiary instruments; create accuracy check records and service records; and administer written and proficiency exams for Breath Analysis Operators.
Statute:Illinois Vehicle Code Section 11.501.2, ch. 95 1/2
Type of Regulation:License
Number Regulated:20
Age:No requirement
Education/Experience:Employed by a law enforcement agency;Licensed as a Breath Analysis Operator; andHave received additional specialized training by manufacturers in the repair and maintenance of breath analysis instruments.
Exam:Breath Analysis Operator (BAO) Proficiency evaluation on each approved evidentiary instrument
Exam Type:Written; Performance hands-on demonstration of each approved instrument
Administered:By instructor, technician, and/or manufacturer of breath analysis instruments
Exam Fee:None
Passing Criteria:70% - Must answer 35 out of 50 questions correctly (BAO).
Repeats:Yes; no restrictions
Continuing Education:Instruction in repair and maintenance of approved breath analysis instruments
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
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