Application Forms

IICS 3.1 Welding Inspector

 IICS 3.1 Welding Inspector Application Form [For International Participants]

 IICS 3.1 Welding Inspector Application Form [For Malaysian Participants]

IICS 3.3 Personnel Reviewing Welding

 IICS 3.3 Personnel Reviewing Welding Application Form [For International Participants]

 IICS 3.3 Personnel Reviewing Welding Application Form [For Malaysian Participants]

IICS 4.1 Offshore Crane Inspector

IICS 4.1 Offshore Crane Inspector Application Form [For International Participants]

IICS 4.1 Offshore Crane Inspector Application Form [For Malaysian Participants]

IICS 5.5 Ultrasonic Thickness Examiner

IICS 5.5 Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Examiner Application Form [For International Participants]

IICS 5.5 Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement Examiner Application Form [For Malaysian Participants]

 

Initial Certification

Refers to candidate’s first attempt in taking the particular IICS Certification.

 

Retest

Refers to candidate who fail in the initial certification. Candidate may attempt a maximum of two retests of the part which was failed within 12-month period from the first scheduled examination date.

 

Reschedule

Refers to candidate who request for an examination date which is not stated in the scheduled examination date. The examination can either be conducted at the test center or client’s preferred location.

Any expenses incurred by the test center in arranging, organizing and conducting the examination at candidate’s preferred location will be liaison by the candidate. Such expenses include admin fee, travel expenses (local transportation, train, flight or other transportation for examiner to exam venue), accommodation for examiner (at least 3-star hotel), meal for examiner during examination and/or courier fee for the certificate of proficiency.

 

Upgrade

This applies to the IICS Level 1 certificate holder who wishes to advance to IICS Level 2 Certification. For example: IICS 3.1A to IICS 3.1.

To complete this upgrade, candidate must provide relevant work activity log sheet covering the period of validity of the certificate.

More information available in the IICS Certification Requirements link found in each certification program page.

 

Three-Year Renewal

Refers to IICS Level 2 Certificate holder who needs to renew his/her certificate before its expiry.

Candidate does not need to sit for an examination. Candidate has to demonstrate that he/she has maintained his/her competence by providing evidence of continuous work activity in welding inspection. This can be satisfied by submitting a log sheet of relevant work activity covering minimum 2 years’ documented experience within the recent 3 years.

The certificate will not be renewed without further test if a substantiated complaint is notified by the Governing Board during the period of its validity. Further instruction and retest may then be required.

 

Six-Year Renewal

Refers to IICS Level 2 Certificate holder who needs to be recertified beyond six years from the initial examination (or 3 years from a previous three-year renewal).

Candidate has to demonstrate that he/she has maintained his/her competence by providing evidence of continuous work activity in welding inspection. This can be satisfied by submitting a log sheet of relevant work activity covering minimum 2 years’ documented experience within the recent 3 years.

If qualify for 6-year recertification with the complete application, candidate will be required to take an online examination. The 6-year recertification online examination for Welding Inspector (Level 2) consists of 30 multiple choice questions.

Note: As a guide, ‘reasonable continuity’ in any given six year period means that absences from work for which the certificate was granted should not exceed one year in one or several periods.

 

Test Center Regulations

  1. On the exam day, Candidate will be required to bring along their:
    1. Exam slip
    2. Identity card/ Passport
    3. Scientific Calculator
  2. Candidates will not be permitted to bring any personal or unauthorized items into the test room. Such items include but are not limited to: wallet, handbag, briefcases, notebooks, hand phone, camera etc. All personal items may be surrendered to the facilitator prior to entering the test room.
  3. Papers and reading materials are not allowed in the test room. Candidate will be disqualified immediately if found with stated items inside the test room. 
  4. Conversing with other candidates, referring to their testing materials or written notes is prohibited at any time during the examination.
  5. Candidates who refuse to follow the test center personnel instructions will be disqualified. 
  6. The test will begin at exactly the time stated. Candidates who arrive late may be admitted to the test room only during the first 15 minutes after commencement.
  7. Communicating, publishing, reproducing or transmitting any part of an examination in any form or by any means is strictly prohibited.
  8. Candidates are not allowed to remove the questions papers from the test room.  All materials used during the examination must be returned at the end of the exam.
  9. Persons not scheduled to take a test will not be permitted to enter the test room.
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