Vibration Analyst Certification Exam (CAT 1)
To become a CAT I Vibration Analyst, one needs to take the class, pass the exam, and have at least 6-month experience as a vibration analyst. If you have not fulfilled the 6-month experience, but take the class and pass the exam, you will be given a provisional certificate. You will have one year to complete gaining 6 months of experience. Once you finish your 6 months, please submit evidence of your 6 months of experience, and then you will receive your CAT I Certificate.
Vibration Analyst Certification Exam (CAT 2)
For CAT II Vibration Analyst, one must have at least 18 months of cumulative experience. In order to take the CAT II Training Class, you must have at least 6 months of experience as a vibration analyst and have passed a CAT I Exam. If you do not yet have all the 18 months of experience, but take the class and pass the exam, you will receive a provisional certificate. Once you have finished 18 months of experience, submit your evidence and you will receive your CAT II Certificate.
Vibration Analyst Re-Certification
ISO standards require periodic recertification with either re-examination or renewal every 5 years. The renewal process involves submitting evidence of continued work and study in vibration analysis. The renewal fee is $250.
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FPA’s vibration analysis training helps you identify problems like this bearing fault months before failure.