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  Chapter V Selection and Review, Training, and Evaluation of Invigilator and Marker Qualification

Article 31
The Central Competent Authority shall publicly announce the training for invigilator and marker qualification, if there is one of the following situations:
1. Classes of Job categories newly developed.
2. Number of persons with invigilator and marker qualification inadequate for the classes of job categories after evaluation.
3. Other classes of job categories required for skills certification.
Article 32
The following units may assign persons to the Central Competent Authority for participating in the training for invigilator and marker qualification:
1. Field test providing units related to the trained job categories.
2. Service units of personnel in establishing guideline and composing written and field tests’ questions bank for skills certification related to the trained job categories.
3. Units passing the evaluation on site, machines and equipments of field test for or skills certification related to the trained job categories.
4. Vocational training agencies (institutions) or schools with fields (departments) same as or similar to the trained job categories.
5. Business entities with technologies or equipments same as or similar to the trained job categories.
6. Professional unions, trade associations and professional organizations related to the trained job categories.
7. The competent authorities of related business.
8. Other units designated by the Central Competent Authority.
Article 33
Persons with one of the following qualifications may be assigned by units referred to in the preceding article or recommend themselves to participating in the training for invigilator and marker qualification:
1. Those who have the degree of junior college or higher, are now or were technicians at institutions related to the trained job categories and with registration document in accordance with related statutes, teachers at senior (vocational) high schools or higher, instructors or technicians at military academies, or trainers at vocational training agencies (institutions) and have engaged in work related to the trained job categories for more than eight years.
2. Those who have been invited by the Central Competent Authority to establish guideline or compose written and field tests’ questions bank for skills certification related to the trained job categories.
3. Those who are experts with qualified academic background and work experiences or responsible officers (staffs) and assigned or recommended by the competent authorities of related business or the Central Competent Authority.
4. Those who obtain Class B or higher level technician certificate related to the trained job categories and have engaged in work related to the trained job categories for more than ten years.
5. Those who have the degree of senior (vocational) high school or higher, have technician certificate of the class of the job category provided, have engaged in work related to the trained job categories for more than thirteen years, and Class B skills certification has not yet been provided for the trained job categories.
The Central Competent Authority shall openly select the persons assigned by the units referred to in the preceding paragraph or self-recommended,
Among those meeting the qualifications referred to in the Paragraph 1, persons with the degree of fields related to trained job categories, or having the teaching experience in courses related to trained job categories and technician certificates related to trained job categories shall have the first priority to be selected to participate in the training for invigilator and marker qualification.
Persons referred to in the preceding paragraph can only participate in the training for invigilator and marker qualification of one job category, unless it is publicly announced by the Central Competent Authority.
Persons who are working as the responsible person, staffs or tutors at such profit units as tutoring schools related to job categories for skills certification are not allowed to participate in the training thereof.
The qualifications for job categories with special conditions may be specially approved by the Central Competent Authority.
Article 34
The Central Competent Authority shall issue the invigilator and marker qualification certificate to persons participating in the training for invigilator and marker qualification after they have participated in the training without absence and pass the examination to obtain invigilator and marker qualification.
The effective period of certificate referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be five years from the date of certificate issuance.
Persons with invigilator and marker qualification may apply to the Central Competent Authority for cancelling the invigilator and marker qualification certificate, and no longer participate in the training for invigilator and marker qualification of any class of job category.
Article 35
The Central Competent Authority shall provide workshops for invigilators and markers with invigilator and marker qualification if there is one of the following situations:
1. classes of Job categories with major revision on field test questions or invigilating and marking criteria for skills certification.
2. classes of Job categories with no invigilating and marking workshops within five years.
3. Other classes of job categories for which workshops are necessary.
Article 36
Persons participating in a workshop referred to in the preceding article shall participate in the workshop without absence and pass the examination in order to undertake invigilating and marking duty for classes of job categories concerned.
Persons who do not participate in a workshop referred to in the preceding paragraph, the workshop without absence, or pass the examination will be suspended from undertaking invigilating and marking duty.
If the qualification certificate for invigilators and markers participating in the workshop referred to in Paragraph 1 has effective period, a new qualification certificate shall be issued and its effective period is five years since the date of issuance.
Article 36-1
When persons with invigilator and marker qualification apply for field test of skills certification for the job categories of which they are undertaking invigilating and marking duty, they shall not be invited to undertake invigilating and marking duty for all sessions of foresaid job categories of the stage.
Article 36-2
(Deleted)
Article 37
Invigilators and markers shall keep confidential about the results of field test and secrets learned or possessed from their duties.
Article 38
Persons with invigilator and marker qualification shall not refuse without justifiable reasons to perform invigilation or marking duties at designated field test sites.
Persons in violation of the provision referred to the preceding paragraph shall not be selected and invited to perform invigilation and marking duties for two years.
Article 39
When individuals with Invigilator and Marker qualifications are found without doubt of being involved one of the following situations, the Central Competent Authority shall revoke or withdraw their Invigilator and Marker qualification certificates:
1.Leaking or stealing classified test questions, evaluation criteria, evaluation sheets, referential answers, test results, or classified information and materials learned or possessed from their duties or business.
2.Having qualification proof documents that are counterfeit, forged, or false and fictitious.
3.Receiving the final verdict of more than one year of imprisonment; However, negligent crimes are not subject to the above limitation.
4.Participating in Invigilator and Marker training or seminars by fraudulent, impersonation or other improper means.
5.Behaving in an intentional or neglectful manner leading to negative effects on the rights and interests of examinees in the tests or the test-related matters.
Persons whose Invigilator and Marker qualification certificates have been revoked or withdrawn referred to the preceding paragraph can no longer participate in the training for Invigilator and Marker qualification for any class of job category.
Article 39-1
When persons with Invigilator and Marker qualifications are found without doubt having been involved in the following situations, the Central Competent Authority shall revoke or abolish their Invigilator and Marker qualification certificates of the relevant class of job category:
1.Working as the responsible person, member of staff or tutor at private for profit organizations such as tutoring schools related to job categories for skills certification.
2.Refusing to recuse conflict of interest when their spouses, former spouses, blood relatives within the top four degrees of kinship, or marital relations within the top three degrees of kinship are examinees in the tests for skills certification.
3.Refusing to recuse conflict of interest when a person who has worked as an inspector of the examinees now or had undertaken such task two years prior to the first day of registration.
4.Refusing to recuse conflict of interest when a person who has worked as heads (responsible persons) or directly officers of units (agencies), groups, schools, or institution (unit), are engaging examinees.
5.Refusing to recuse conflict of interest as a full-time or part-time lecturer of the certification administration agency and teaching assistant industrial expert, or when the target of invigilation is a trainee or student of the agency.
6.Refusing to recuse conflict of interest when other specific facts sufficiently prove a biased performance of their duties.
When persons with Invigilator and Marker qualification are covered by the situation referred to in Subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph during the period of their invigilation or marking duties being suspended or terminated, their invigilator and marker qualification certificates shall not be revoked or abolished.
Persons whose Invigilator and Marker qualification certificates have been revoked or abolished referred to Paragraph 1 can no longer participate in the training for Invigilator and Marker qualification for the class of job category concerned.