Available Until: 6/30/2021
Base Price: $650.00
The IICL refrigerated container exam being launched in 2021, was developed to assess inspector’s knowledge, experience and understanding of the IICL General Guide for Refrigerated Container Inspection and Repair 4th edition, the IICL General Guide for Container Cleaning, 3rd Ed. available for purchase in the IICL online store at https://www.iicl.org/store/ and corresponding technical bulletins that are available at https://www.iicl.org/technical-documents/reefer-technical-bulletins/ . In addition, candidates to the certification should not only study the general guide and technical bulletins but also spend time in the field familiarizing themselves with refrigerated container designs, markings, components, inspection and repair techniques. The examination is held around the world in over 5400 examination centers. Some questions on the exam are broken down into multiple queries on the same subject or component. Candidates should focus on the questions at hand and choices available. Each question has only one choice, choose the option that BEST represents the answer to the topic.
Candidates will have 150 minutes to complete the exam that consists of 100 multiple choice items. Additional 15 minutes are allocated to the introduction and clarifications including mandatory agreement to the IICL Non-Disclosure Agreement prior to starting the exam. The required passing score is 70.
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Currently candidates may elect to take the exam on refrigerated containers in English or Spanish. Candidates must decide in which language they want to take the exam at the time of registration.
Candidates taking the exam in Spanish must keep in mind that they are expected to also know the names of the components in English. Since some Spanish words differ country by country, candidates should review the Spanish “Glossary of terms” frequently used on the exam. The glossary is available through the link below and will also be available during the exam for candidates taking the exam in Spanish through the on screen “Ayuda” button. Machinery main components will show in English on the exam.
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.
Exam results take approximately 3 weeks to be released. You will be able to view your exam results and print your certification document by logging into your IICL user account in testing.iicl.org and clicking on the Transcript tab.
One of the IICL’s leading missions is to support and promote education in our industry. We value and recognize the commitment and professionalism of inspectors that keep themselves up to date with new developments and enhancements in the marketplace. The IICL Refrigerated Container Certificates will display such recognition and appreciation showing the status level of the inspectors.
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