Personnel Certification

IAPMO’s National Personnel Certification Program for Inspectors, Plans Examiners and Code Administrators is a nationally recognized, comprehensive testing and certification program that assesses the knowledge of construction codes as an indicator of competence and professionalism.

It provides a valid and reliable professional program of testing that represents all the occupations and technical disciplines in the code administration profession. The program sets the minimum level of required knowledge for individuals working in the profession and commits them to continuous self-development through its certification renewal program.

IAPMO's program meets the needs of Governmental Jurisdictions and agencies who desire an examination and personnel certification program based on codes to determine the knowledge and capability of code administration personnel, and; Individuals who choose to provide evidence of their code knowledge for reasons such as prospective employment or advancement in a current position.