Certification Requirements

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Vibration Analysis CAT-I

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the certification exam (60 multiple choice questions, duration 2 hours).
  • Have six (6) months of practical vibration analysis work experience, verified by an independent person.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 6-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Vibration Analysis Certification Guide here.

Vibration Analysis CAT-II

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the certification exam (100 multiple choice questions, duration 3 hours).
  • Have eighteen (18) months of practical vibration analysis work experience, verified by an independent person.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 18-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Vibration Analysis Certification Guide here.

Vibration Analysis CAT-III

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the certification exam (100 multiple choice questions, duration 4 hours).
  • Have thirty-six (36) months of practical vibration analysis work experience, verified by an independent person.
  • Have previously been certified to VCAT-II by a MIBoC approved certification body.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 36-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Vibration Analysis Certification Guide here.

Vibration Analysis CAT-IV

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the certification exam (100 multiple choice questions, duration 5 hours).
  • Have sixty (60) months of practical vibration analysis work experience, verified by an independent person.
  • Have previously been VCAT-III certified by a MIBoC approved certification body.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 60-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Vibration Analysis Certification Guide here.

Ultrasound-I

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the exam (60 multiple choice questions, duration 2 hours).
  • Have six (6) months practical ultrasound work experience, verified by an independent person.
  • Provide evidence of passing a hearing test administered by a licensed professional.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not provide evidence of passing a hearing test, but you meet the other certification requirements, you will be issued conditional certification.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 6-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be  upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Ultrasound Certification Guide here.

Infrared Thermography-I

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 75% or higher on the exam (50 multiple choice questions, duration 2 hours).
  • Have twelve (12) months practical ultrasound work experience, verified by an independent person.
  • Pass an online colour test administered by MIBoC.

Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 12-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be  upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our Infrared Thermography Certification Guide here.

ARP-A

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the exam (60 multiple choice questions, duration 2 hours).
  • You must have a minimum of six (6) months of work experience in the industry involved in some way with reliability improvement, verified by an independent person.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our ARP Certification Guide here.

ARP-E

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the exam (100 multiple choice questions, duration 3 hours).
  • You must have a minimum of twenty-four (24) months of experience in the industry involved in some way with reliability improvement (including direct involvement in the reliability improvement process), verified by an independent person.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 24-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be  upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our ARP Certification Guide here.

ARP-L

In order to be certified you must:

  • Complete a MIBoC approved training course (click here for a list of approved courses).
  • Achieve 70% or higher on the exam (100 multiple choice questions, duration 3 hours).
  • You must have a minimum of forty-eight (48) months of experience in the industry involved in some way with reliability improvement (including direct involvement in the reliability improvement process either as a reliability engineer or a program manager/leader), verified by an independent person.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

If you do not have the experience, you will still receive a certificate, but you will not be officially certified. When you pass the 48-month milestone, please contact MIBoC to be  upgraded to full certification.

You can learn more about the certification process here or download our ARP Certification Guide here.