What is the Inspector credential?

The Inspector credential (released in August 2019) validates knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT) and general measurement & inspection. Individuals who earn this credential will be able to inspect their students’ parts for performance validation in earning NIMS credentials. 

Cost: $189 (includes one free retake within one year from the original purchase date)

How to buy: Available as a One Test Pass only and purchased in the Testing Center for a candidate account.

How to earn: Instructor must have the candidate role added to their existing NIMS account by NIMS staff to take the test and earn the credential. A proctor must be assigned and present as well, just like any other NIMS theory test. At this time there is no performance portion to complete.

Audience: Instructors or other evaluators who would like to streamline the inspection process for NIMS performance projects at their school.

Study material: Read through the NIMS study guide to be familiar with the content covered in the exam, study resources available GeoTol Pro Fundamentals Training Program, and sample test questions.

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