Press Release

International Federation of Inspection Agencies in new computer-based testing agreement with Pearson VUE

LONDON, UK, Nov. 10, 2016 – The International Federation of Inspection Agencies has signed a multi-year agreement with Pearson VUE – the global leader in computer-based testing – to deliver its agricultural and petroleum inspector certification exams globally.

The new agreement means that Pearson VUE will deliver the two certification exams – Petroleum Inspector and Agricultural Superintendent – via its network of over 5,000 highly secure test centres in 148 countries.

Paul Harrison, manager of inspector certification programmes for the International Federation of Inspection Agencies, said: “We have selected Pearson VUE to deliver these certification exams because of their impressive global test centre presence, which means we can offer an efficient and effective exam programme to our candidates around the world.”

Matthew Poyiadgi, vice president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Pearson VUE, said: “I am delighted that this new agreement with the International Federation of Inspection Agencies will improve the careers and lives of inspection officials around the world.”

About the International Federation of Inspection Agencies
The IFIA ( is a trade federation that represents over 50 of the world’s leading international testing, inspection and certification companies. These have a combined turnover of in excess of €23 billion and over 300,000 employees. IFIA members’ activities encompass every aspect of inspection, certification and related testing. All applicants for full membership of IFIA are required to implement the IFIA Compliance Code, and members’ continuing compliance is independently audited on an annual basis.

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