(1) An applicant shall have one year from the date of department approval to take the examination for which the application was approved. If the examination is not taken within that one-year period, the applicant will be required to submit a new application, provide written verification of experience, and pay the applicable fees.
(2) All applications shall be approved or disapproved on a case-by-case basis as the department may deem proper, according to the following criteria:
(a) complete application submitted;
(b) fees paid;
(c) acceptable work experience verified; and
(d) past disciplinary actions reviewed and considered, if applicable.