The iNARTE Electrostatic Discharge Control (ESD) Certification Program is appropriate for engineers and technicians whose training and experience has primarily focused on engineering design and corrective measures associated with minimizing or eliminating electrostatic discharge.
The purpose of the iNARTE ESD Credential Certification Program is to foster technical excellence in ESD engineering. This approach establishes technical competency criteria for ESD and enforces these criteria for technical personnel.
The program benefits the ESD community by establishing a standard of excellence in ESD engineering that will endure and extend across the boundaries of private and government agencies.
Current and past service members can apply for iNARTE Certification for free with proof of service.
Click below button to download continuing professional development log to submit with your renewal.
Once your ESD Certification application fee is received, iNARTE will coordinate and arrange for a testing date, time, and location. The examination may also be taken on-line through a remote proctor.
The examination for ESD Engineers or ESD Technicians is four hours in duration. All examinations are given with open book. Open notes and a scientific calculator is permitted in the exam room.
Examinations are graded at the iNARTE principal office and the applicant will be advised of a pass/fail within 10 working days.
Before you apply for certification, please ensure that you meet all the requirements specific to the scheme you wish to apply for. You can review those requirements on our website. These can be found by clicking on the ‘Individual Auditors’ tab at the top-level navigation of our homepage. From the drop-down menu, select the ‘Browse All Certifications’ option. From there, you will be taken to a page that features the different categories of certifications we offer, including Electrostatic Discharge, Product Safety, etc. Select the scheme you are are interested in and click the ‘Learn More’ button. You will then be taken through to your selected scheme page. From there, click on the ‘Download Certification Requirements’ button on the right hand side of the page. Please review the requirements carefully to ensure that you meet the scheme, grade and scope requirements.
If you are a new customer, you will need to create an account with Exemplar LINK, our customer portal platform. You can access Exemplar LINK via www.exemplarlink.org or via the Exemplar LINK login button on our website. From there, you can enter your contact details and create your account.
Once you have an account, either as a new customer or as an existing customer, you can apply for certification by following these steps:
Once we have received your application, an Exemplar Global certification specialist will contact you if any additional information or steps are required.
You can check on the status of your application for certification via our Exemplar LINK platform at www.exemplarlink.org. At the top-level navigation, select the ‘Manage My Certifications’ button and from the drop- down menu choose the iNARTE option. From there, select the ‘Current Certifications’ tab. You will then be taken through to the ‘Applications in Progress’ page where you can check the status of your certification application.
Once you submit your application for certification, you will not be able to see the documents you have uploaded to support your application. Please contact your certification specialist or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance.
It usually takes between seven to 10 business days to complete this process. However, this is provided that all supporting documents have been uploaded by the applicant.
Download the “Certification Requirements” document from the certification page you wish to apply for.
Carefully review the requirements to see if you have the qualification (training) needed and have met the scheme, grade, and scope.
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