Available Until: 10/15/2020
Base Price: $475.00
The IICL Container Inspector's Certification Examination is held around the world at numerous locations. The 2.5 hour computer-based Container Inspector's Examination (in English only) will consist of 100 multiple choice questions based on the IICL guides, manuals and technical bulletins listed in the Container 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 2020 certification exam will be the option of each student to select a specific date between Saturday, 17 October 2020 and Sunday, 1 November 2020 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 on 13 November 2020. 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 13 November 2020 visit https://testing.iicl.org/login/ sign-in and click on "My Transcript" to view your score.
17 October - 1 November 2020 Test Information Bulletin Required for each candidate. Container Inspector's Test candidates must download and read this bulletin. This document may take several minutes to download because of graphics.
The Container Inspector Certification Examination is based on the following Five (5) IICL Dry Van Publications, the CSC Guide and IICL Technical Bulletins 002, 008, 013, 015 and 016:
Visit https://www.iicl.org/store/storeform.cfm to purchase the examination package, Item# 1198 in the IICL Online Store
Technical Bulletins 002, 008, 013, 015 and 016 are the only study references available electronically.
Please visit https://www.iicl.org/technical-documents/dry-van-technical-bulletins/ to download Items # 7 - 11 above.
NEW! The IICL Online Preparatory Course for the IICL Container Examination was developed to assist individuals preparing to take the exam. The online training course consists of 3 modules having slides and movies addressing inspections, repairs including proper inspection practices and recommended repair criteria selection. The training modules are based on the latest guides for container inspection, repairs and technical bulletins. A test simulating the exam is built into the training module enabling students to evaluate their knowledge.
The course is available as stand-alone item for $99 USD or as part of a bundle with the container inspector certification examination for $574 USD. The course can be completed in about three hours, however, it is recommended that students take the time to study the manuals after each session to reinforce the understanding over each of the areas covered.
NOTE: The IICL Online Preparatory Course is NOT a substitute for the Container Inspector Certification Examination. All who wish to certify will still need to register and participate in the IICL Container Inspector Certification Examination.
Links 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 Container Inspection Examination program to further promote important industry wide matters of proper inspection, repair, maintenance and operational issues. The exam, which is based upon various IICL manuals, 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 study Five (5) IICL publications, the Convention for Safe Containers (CSC) Guide, and Technical Bulletins 002 & 013 which is the bases for all questions contained in the exam. Individuals who pass the IICL container inspection examination will have a sound foundation for continuing their education in the container industry and allow them to move on to more specialized industry related issues.
More than 5,400 container inspectors, in 69 countries, are currently certified by IICL, and more than 1,200 companies and company branches employ IICL-certified container inspectors.