Testing and Certification
Successful demonstration of skills assessment leads to INSTALL certification.
INSTALL measures, quantitatively, through written and hands-on examinations. The assessment is based on the INSTALL curriculum. And, the curriculum is based on the manufacturers recommendations and guidelines.
Throughout apprenticeship, every installer must show competency at each level before advancing to the next.
The criteria is standardization in the use of mockups, testing, and grading components. The assessment:
- identifies the existing workforce of qualified journeymen
- demonstrates post-apprenticeship skills
- determines a qualification level for new INSTALL mechanics