Program Development and Maintenance Updates

NICET continues the conversion of Work Element programs to the Standard Model format using computer-based delivery (Standard Model/CBT). Highway Construction Inspection, as part of the Transportation Construction Inspection (TCI) group along with Construction Materials Testing (CMT) are the final programs for this project.

-Transportation Construction Inspection

New exams for Highway Construction Inspection Levels I and II will be available December 23, 2016. Exams for Level III and IV will be available in March 2017. Additional programs may be added, per the TCI program outline, over the next two to four years.

Returning applicants may continue to test in the Work Element format of Highway Construction through 2017. All new applicants must take the new Standard Model/CBT exams.

-Construction Materials Testing: Soils, Asphalt and Concrete

 NICET is conducting question writing, review and score setting sessions for all levels and CMT specialties over the next several weeks. New exams will be released in Spring 2017.

The transition phase to complete Work Element testing in CMT is expected to begin in early 2017.

-Fire Protection

Maintenance to begin in Summer 2017.