How to Become a RBT

Follow the steps below to get started in your new career field.


Review Current BACB Requirements

Identify the requirements of a RBT per the BACB.


Start an Application to Become a RBT

Review the full steps as outlined by the BACB to attain your RBT certificate. and complete an online application using the BACB web portal.


Complete the RBT 40 Hour Training Modules

The RBT 40 hour training aligns with the 2nd Edition RBT Task List.  The information in the task list outlines common task performed by a registered behavior technician.


Complete a Competency Assessment

After completing the RBT 40 hour training, exhibit your ability to implement the RBT task list items with a client.


Take the Exam

After completing the online application, RBT 40 hour training and competency assessment, take the RBT Exam at a Pearson VUE testing center.