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Chassis Inspector Certification Examination (Exam dates from 12 October - 31 December 2019)


Credits: N/A

Available Until: 12/29/2019

Base Price: $375.00

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Examination Period EXTENDED to 31 December 2019​

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The IICL Chassis Inspector's Certification Examination is held around the world at numerous locations. No preparatory classes or courses are necessary or available from IICL; self-study is required to properly prepare for the test. The 2 hour computer-based Chassis Inspector's Examination (in English only) will consist of 100 multiple choice questions based on the IICL Guide for Container Chassis Inspection and Maintenance, 4th Edition, PRODUCT CODE# 2105 in the IICL Store as well as the technical bulletins listed in the Chassis Examination Test Information Bulletin and below (also in English only).

Please click on the ACTIVE TEST CENTER SEARCH button above to view the list of active test centers in your city of interest. Every registrant will be notified via email on how to select a test center location, date and time after the online registration and payment is received. New to the 2019 certification exam will be the option of each student to select a specific date between Saturday, 12 October 2019 and Tuesday, 31 December 2019 to take the examination. Early registrants will be given priority for their choices dates and times.

NOTE:  Exam scores for the test takers will be posted in the "My Transcript" section of each candidates IICL User Account within 2-4 weeks from the examination date, or sooner. You will need to log back into this education portal and sign into your user account to view your score. If you pass the examination you will have the capability to print your own certification. On 31 December 2019 visit sign-in and click on "My Transcript" to view your score.

Test Information Bulletin Required for each candidate. Chassis Inspector's Test candidates must download and read this bulletin. This document may take several minutes to download because of graphics.

Also, please click here to read the following Technical Bulletins to prepare for the the Chassis Inspector Certification Examination.

  • IICL TB 018 10 June 2013
    Title: Guidelines for Anti-Lock Braking Systems
    Reference: This TB addresses various technical guidelines regarding anti-locking braking systems
  • IICL TB 019 10 June 2013
    Title: Parts and Accessories for a Safe Operation 393
    Reference: This TB addresses the Parts and Accessories necessary for the safe operation of a commercial vehicles and taken from 49 CFR 393 of the Federal Regulations.
  • IICL TB 020 10 June 2013
    Title: Summary of FMCSA Roadability
    Reference: This TB is an IICL summary of the Federal Register 49 CFR (various parts) FMCSA roadability rules.
  • IICL TB 021 - 26 March 2015
    Title: Best Practices - Removal and Installation of Wheel Assembly (Tire Mounted to Rim Assembly) From Container Chassis
    This document does NOT address de-mounting and mounting of tires on rims and disc wheels.
  • IICL TB 022 - 3 June 2015
    Title: Chassis Brake Stroke

Links furnished by Pearson to help ready candidates for the computer-based exam experience:

All candidates who pass the exam receive an IICL certificate. The certification is valid for five years, after which, an inspector must pass the exam again to become re-certified. Certified inspectors are listed in the IICL Inspection Directory, which is updated annually. The Directory also includes companies that employ IICL-certified inspectors, and features professional advertisement listings by depot/repair and surveying companies. The Directory is distributed to major ship lines, leasing companies, and others on a worldwide basis.

The IICL has developed the Chassis Inspection Examination program to further promote important industry wide matters of proper inspection, repair, maintenance and operational issues. The exam, which is based upon the chassis inspection and maintenance guide, 4th edition, allows the student to understand technical aspects and the complexities of maintaining and operating various equipment types. In preparing for the exam the applicant will be asked to study the IICL publication which is the bases for all questions contained in the exam. Individuals who pass the IICL chassis inspection examination will have a sound foundation for continuing their education in the chassis industry and allow them to move on to more specialized industry related issues.