CERTIFICATION RENEWAL, RE-TESTING, AND TRANSFER REQUEST INFORMATION
The renewal and maintenance of certification are obtained through a combination of continuing education, work experience, and periodic re-testing.
- Inspectors who have not completed the renewal process within 60 days after their certification expiration date, will need to retest.
The maintenance and renewal of this certification are obtained through a combination of continuing education, work experience, and periodic re-testing.
- Inspectors certified under prior eligibility requirements shall have a 24 month grace period to become compliant with changes in this policy.
Document Renewal procedure (Two (2) years after testing)
- Submit updated documentation required in Section 7. Required Documentation.
- Continuing education and Inspections to be documented in Portfolio of Experience
Level 1 In-House, and Level 2 In-House Inspector/Monitor.
24 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) or 24 hours of ACCT-approved formal training and 4 In-House inspections (of which 2 are Periodic Internal Monitorings) during their certification period of two-years to retain inspector certification.
Level 1 Professional, and Level 2 Professional.
32 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) or 32 hours of ACCT-approved formal training and 6 Professional Inspections during the certification period of two-years to retain inspector certification.
Renewal procedure every four (Four (4) years after testing
- Meet two-year document renewal requirements
- Pass the current Inspector Certification Exam(s) with a minimum of 80%
* 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.
CLICK HERE for the last 6 years of CEU Sheets
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 the ACCT Office: Phone: 303-827-2432 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TRANSFER OF CERTIFICATION
Inspector Certification is only valid while employed by the company listed on the inspector’s certification. Inspectors are required to report a change of employment to ACCT within 30 days upon leaving the employment of the employer name on their certification materials. 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: