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Updated February 26, 2020
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TIC Council IFIA Certification Programmes

TIC Council IFIA Certification Programmes

TIC Council operates IFIA certification programmes for inspectors and superintendents working in the inspection industry. The programmes are open to all companies who are members of TIC Council, and also to non-member companies who successfully complete a registration process. All candidates must be entered for the examination by their employer.

To apply for an examination:

Please visit the TIC Council website at for more information, or click on one of the links below. All applications must be made via the TIC Council website. Applications must be approved by TIC Council before an examination appointment can be made.

IFIA Certification Programmes:

Test centres:

To find your nearest test centre, please click on the link below. You may request any convenient test centre when booking an examination.

Examination schedule:

See the current examination schedule. Companies in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America and the Caribbean can select an examination date for each candidate within a one month examination window. Companies in the USA and Canada may apply for and sit examinations at any time throughout the year.

Last updated 2019-11-15