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Infraspection Institute is the oldest independent infrared training and infrared certification firm in the world. Founded in 1980, Infraspection Institute has trained and certified over 10,000 thermographers worldwide. With 40 years in business, Infraspection Institute literally pioneered the infrared training industry. During our long history, we have shaped the infrared industry through training, technical consulting, technical publications, research, standards development, and software publishing.

Our mission is to support practicing thermographers with educational, certification and support services. We provide timely, accurate and unbiased information about infrared hardware, applications and program development. We are deeply committed to the global advancement of thermography as a science and a profession.

Erudite Reliability Services OPC is the authorized Distance Learning Reseller for Infraspection Institute. Join us in this journey towards your global certification in Infrared Thermography. 

  • We utilize state-of-the-art web servers and dynamic multimedia resources to provide a unique, quality educational experience.
  • Our Infrared Distance Learning courses meet all ASNT training requirements for the certification of NDT personnel.
  • Our Infrared Distance Learning courses are based upon our Level III, and III Certified Infrared Thermographer® courses and meet all ASNT training requirements for the certification of NDT personnel.
  • All courses are taught by Infraspection Institute Level III Certified Infrared Thermographers®, each having over 20 years of professional experience.
  • Infraspection Institute’s Distance Learning courses are divided into narrated one-hour online lecture units allowing you to work at a pace that’s convenient for you.
  • Each course unit is designed to build upon the previous units of the course.
  • You may return to individual online course units at any time for review.

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Become a Certified Infrared Thermographer®

Students who successfully complete 32 hours of Infrared Distance Learning instruction are eligible to take the Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® exam. These exams are administered at our regularly scheduled open enrollment classes and at our annual advanced training conference, IR/INFO. As an alternative, students may take their exam via a video conference link to one of our Level III Distance Learning Instructors. Course completion and a passing grade on certification exam qualify for 20 points toward initial membership in the Infraspection Institute Master Thermographer® program. 






US$ 1995

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US$ 1595

All Infraspection Institute Infrared Distance Learning courses include:

• Printed or PDF Reference Manual.  PDF manual for courses with asterisk * next to course titles above
• Multi-Question Online Quizzes for each Course Unit
• 14 Day Trial TI Reporter™ Software
• Level III Instructors Available by Appointment
• Hands-on Experiments Utilizing Provided Materials
• Instructions for Self-Directed Learning Activities
• Proof of Course Completion
• Free Shipment charge for Erudite OPC Registrations

Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® Exam 

The Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® Exam is a written exam offered to students who successfully complete an Infraspection Level I, II, or III training course. CIT exams may be taken at no charge at the end of any West Windsor, NJ open enrollment course or at our annual IR/INFO Conference. For a fee, exams may be taken via video conference link by appointment with one of our instructors. 

Infraspection certification is issued to students achieving an exam score of 80% or higher. There are no additional requirements following the completion of an exam and, once issued, Infraspection certification does not expire.

Via Video Conference: US$ 450.00 (VAT-Ex)


What is the exam format?

Exams are open book, open notes, and follow a multiple-choice answer format. Minimum passing grade is 80%.

How much time is allowed for an exam?

A three hour window of opportunity is allocated for each exam; however, many students require far less time.

How many questions are on an exam?

The number of exam questions for each training level are as follows:  Level I: 66; Level II: 60; Level III: 55

What material are exam questions based upon?

Exam questions are derived from the material for each subject course including PowerPoint presentations, live demonstrations or videos, and the Student Reference Manual provided with each course.

How are online exams delivered?

Exams are delivered via a secure video link. You will need a computer with internet access, webcam, and audio capabilities. Such features are found on most modern computers. Exams are proctored live by an Infraspection instructor.

When are video conference exams held?

Video conference exams are held on Wednesdays at 10 am, New York Time. Alternate times are offered for international students.

What is the cost for a video conference exam?

There is a one-time fee of $450 USD for either Level I, II, or III exams.

How do I schedule an exam?

Video conference exams may be scheduled and paid for by coordinating with Erudite Reliability Services OPC on your confirmation. Those seeking to take an exam at our IR/INFO Conference or at an open enrollment course should contact our office via telephone at +1 609-239-4788 prior to appearing for an exam.

When will I be notified of my grade?

Exam scores are usually available immediately upon exam completion. If desired, your instructor will advise you of your score and review any questions you may have.

What happens if I fail an exam?

Failed exams may be re-taken once at no charge. Your instructor will advise you of your options for retaking an exam.

Prerequisite: Completion of an Infraspection Institute Level I, II, or III training course.

No-Risk Guarantee

We guarantee that you will receive the highest quality and value for your training dollar. If you participate in an entire course and feel otherwise, we will refund your entire tuition.