Certification Programme

TIC Council

Certification Programme

***THE IFIA Certification Programme website operations (submitting candidates and registering branches) is still operating under the IFIA website***. 


TIC Council operates two certification programmes under the IFIA Certification Programme (ICP) for both petroleum inspectors and agricultural superintendents which are open to TIC Council member companies and to non-member organisations who can register for the programme. The main objective Its main objective is to set a standard of attainment for individual inspectors and superintendents such that clients can be confi-dent that certified inspectors and superintendents attending their cargos have the necessary knowledge and skills to perform their duties.


TIC Council has operated a Petroleum Inspector Certification Programme since 1998. Please follow the link below to access details of the programme worldwide:

Petroleum Inspector Certification Programme

The programme is widely accepted by client organizations and is available to IFIA member companies and also to non-member organizations who successfully complete a registration process.


Beginning in September 2014, TIC Council has operated an Agricultural Superintendent Certification Programme (Oils and Fats). Please follow the link below for more details:

Agricultural Superintendent Certification Programme

An executive summary specifically for client companies is provided here:

IFIA Certification Guidelines

Additional information on both certification programmes is available in the following document:

IFIA Certification Programme Guidelines
These guidelines cover the agricultural and petroleum certification programmes.

For further information about both certification programmes, please contact
exams@tic-council.org: tel +32 2880 21 38.

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