(a) No person may perform the duties of an animal euthanasia technician at a humane society, animal shelter or animal control facility unless he or she is certified by the board. A person who has completed the certified animal euthanasia technicians program sponsored by the board shall complete and submit an application for certification to the board at least thirty days prior to the date the next written examination is scheduled. The application shall be accompanied by the required application fee and examination fee set by the board by legislative rule.
(b) Prior to being certified, an applicant shall complete the certified animal euthanasia technicians program sponsored by the board and pass the written and practical skills examinations required under this section. The board shall certify a person as an animal euthanasia technician who has completed the program, passed the examinations and met other requirements established by the board by legislative rule.