2017 Chassis Inspector's Examination

14 October - 18 November — WORLDWIDE

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Chassis Inspector's Test Information Bulletin & Forms:

  1. Test Information Bulletin (6 pages) Required for each candidate
    Chassis Inspector's Test candidates must download and read this bulletin. This document may take several minutes to download because of graphics.

  2. Online registration
    Click here for Individual Registrations
    Click here for Group Registrations

For additional information please contact: info@iicl.org

Registration Deadlines and Fees:

EARLY REGISTRATION: Until 2 June 2017 US $275.00
REGULAR REGISTRATION: 3 June - 4 August 2017 US $325.00
LATE REGISTRATION: 4 August - 29 September 2017 US $350.00
Refund policies and cancellation schedule for the early, regular and late registration periods are listed on page 4 of the Chassis Inspector's Examination Test Information Bulletin No refunds after
29 September 2017

Chassis Inspector's Test Background Information

The IICL Chassis Inspector's Certification Examination is held once a year around the world at numerous locations. No preparatory classes or courses are available from IICL; self-study is required. The 2 hour computer-based Chassis Inspector's Examination (in English only) will consist of 100 multiple choice questions based on the IICL Guide for Container Chassis Inspection and Maintenance, 4th Edition, PRODUCT CODE# 2105 in the IICL Store. All required guides and technical bulletins are also listed in the Chassis Examination Test Information Bulletin (also in English only).

Also, please click here to read the following Technical Bulletins to prepare for the the Chassis Inspector Certification Examination.

  • IICL TB 018 10 June 2013

    Title: Guidelines for Anti-Lock Braking Systems
    Reference: This TB addresses various technical guidelines regarding anti-locking braking systems

  • IICL TB 019 10 June 2013

    Title: Parts and Accessories for a Safe Operation 393
    Reference: This TB addresses the Parts and Accessories necessary for the safe operation of a commercial vehicles and taken from 49 CFR 393 of the Federal Regulations.

  • IICL TB 020 10 June 2013

    Title: Summary of FMCSA Roadability
    Reference: This TB is an IICL summary of the Federal Register 49 CFR (various parts) FMCSA roadability rules.

  • IICL TB 021 - 26 March 2015

    Title: Best Practices — Removal and Installation of Wheel Assembly (Tire Mounted to Rim Assembly) From Container Chassis
    This document does NOT address de-mounting and mounting of tires on rims and disc wheels.

  • IICL TB 022 - 3 June 2015

    Title: Chassis Brake Stroke

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. The Directory is distributed to major ship lines, leasing companies, and others on a worldwide basis.

The IICL has developed the Chassis Inspection Examination program to further promote important industry wide matters of proper inspection, repair, maintenance and operational issues. The exam, which is based upon the chassis inspection and maintenance guide, 4th edition, allows the student to understand technical aspects and the complexities of maintaining and operating various equipment types. In preparing for the exam the applicant will be asked to study the IICL publication which is the bases for all questions contained in the exam. Individuals who pass the IICL chassis inspection examination will have a sound foundation for continuing their education in the chassis industry and allow them to move on to more specialized industry related issues.

Downloading Instructions for Examination Bulletin and Forms

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