CERTIFICATION RENEWAL, RE-TESTING AND TRANSFER REQUEST INFORMATION
The renewal and maintenance of certification is obtained through a combination of continuing education, work experience and periodic re-testing.
All Level 1 and Level 2 inspectors must obtain at least 32 continuing education units (CEUs) or 32 hours of ACCT approved formal training during their certification period (2 years) to maintain inspector certification. Examination may not be retaken to circumvent the training requirement within three (3) years of issuance of certification. The certified inspector shall submit evidence of the appropriate hours of training or continuing education units (CEUs) and any other required documentation. See FORMS page. * Review CEU recommendations at the bottom of this page for examples provided by the Inspector Certification Panel.
A Supervisor Endorsement will be renewed for the first 2 year renewal phase if renewal requirements for the category and level of certification being renewed are met.
All written exams must be taken every four years to maintain certification.
Any or all of the criteria for renewal may be waived, postponed or suspended by the Inspector Certification Panel upon written request for consideration by a certificate holder.
Please review the 2 renewal options below. Choose the one that pertains to your current status as inspector and click on the applicable request form. *After submitting your request, you will be automatically directed to the online store to pay the Inspector Certification Renewal Fee of $125.
*Important note: PVM members are provided a 20% discount on Inspector Certification fees. To trigger the fee, you must login to the online store with the respective PVM ID number. For login issues, please contact Natalie at email@example.com or 1-800-991-0286 Ext 1.
2 Year Renewal (submission of documents)– It has been 2 years since your last testing and you will now renew your certification by submitting documents for review and approval to be renewed at your current category/level. Click the application link below:
4 Year Retesting Renewal (submission of documents and testing) – It has been 4 years since you tested and you are now required to submit documents for review and approval to retest at your current category/level. Please choose the renewal form for a specific testing event. Click the application link below:
4 Year Retesting Certification Renewal Form – Ft. Worth, Texas / February 2018
…form currently not available
TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATION
Inspector Certification is only valid while employed by the company listed on the inspector’s certification card. Inspectors are required to report a change of employment to ACCT. The inspector will be required to provide information regarding the new employer (see FORMS) and submit the Certification Transfer Request Form below. When the request has been submitted, you will automatically be directed to the online store to pay the Certification Transfer Request Fee of $125. Click the link below:
* Relevant CEUs may consist of but are not limited to:
Applicable ACCT Conference and Symposium workshop attendance. (Example – games and marketing workshops would not be applicable). The Inspector Certification Panel will provide a list of approved conference sessions to assist Inspectors in choosing applicable CEU’s.
ACCT Inspector Certification Panel approved activities, seminars, conferences and committee involvement: Participation in an ACCT Review Team; Active participation in relevant industry standards development committee/s (ACCT, ASTM, etc.); Presenting relevant subject matter at Industry Conferences; Third Party training on related subjects such as product or systems specific manufacturer training; classes related to affiliated skills (i.e. welding, blueprint reading, rigging, vertical rope access; contractor’s license; community college class in construction management, etc.); and/or training via other industries on: rigging, PPE Inspection, OSHA, CWA, ASTM, TSSA, AIMS, NAARSO, NDT, hydraulic, electrical or mechanical systems; In-House Training supported by documentation (ex. In- house annual Risk Management Training, Rescue Training, work at height, best building practices, documented mentorship).
Questions? Contact Joyce Weaver: Phone: 800-991-0286 ext. 2 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org