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Certification

Infrared Thermography Certification

ITC Infrared Thermography Certification is the gold-standard qualification within the thermography industry. ITC certification verifies that a thermographer can:

  • Operate an infrared camera
  • Collect quality data
  • Produce professional infrared inspection reports
  • Understand the techniques and limitations of infrared thermography for specific applications

ITC is the perfect place to get high-quality interactive thermography training all over the world, provided by the most qualified international thermography instructors: from ITC Category I–III and DIN EN ISO 9712 TT certifications to specialized instruction in building diagnostics, electrical and industrial inspection, optical gas imaging, R&D, and other application areas. 

Thermography Recertification

Current thermography certification is written proof of your up-to-date professional infrared qualifications. Ongoing recertification keeps your credentials current and ensures that your thermography qualifications are recognized wherever you go and wherever you work.

All ITC-certified thermographers must complete the following to renew their certification level:

  • Meet continuing education or professional contribution requirements
  • Maintain continued active employment in thermography
  • Demonstrate efforts to keep current on new developments

All certifications, including renewed certifications, are valid for five years.

Standards

The ITC quality management system for training, education, and certification of professional users of thermal infrared sensors and systems complies with SS-EN ISO 9001:2008. ITC Germany is a training and an examination center providing infrared thermography accreditation for Level 1, in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9712. ITC in the UK is an authorized training organization under BINDT PCN according to ISO 18436-1. The ITC headquarters have been audited as the central body in all of the standards compliance stated above. ITC, its staff, and its partners are active in the development of regional and international standards for the practice of thermography, and the certification of personnel working within thermography.

The ITC business model in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America has been built upon ISO 18436 (Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines – Requirements for training and certification of personnel). Applicable parts include ISO 18436-1 (International Standard) (Requirements for certifying bodies and the certification process), ISO 18436-3 (Requirements for training bodies and the training process), and ISO 18436-7 (Thermography).