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Testing Sites and Procedures

National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) is a third-party supplier of certification services to a wide variety of businesses. NITC tests and certifies personnel in the Fire Protection & Safety Systems, HVACR Medical Gas, Pipefitting, Plumbing, and related industries. This article is an effort to communicate the NITC locations, and testing procedures in effect […]

UPC v. IPC Codes & the Importance of Certification

UPC and IPC CodesProvisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code® (UPC) protect more than half of the world’s population. The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) publishes and distributes the UPC model code. The UPC codes are revised every three years under IAPMO’s ANSI-accredited development process The Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) has been adopted […]

ANSI 17024 Standards

National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) is a third-party provider of certification services to a variety of businesses. NITC tests and certifies personnel in the Medical Gas, Plumbing, Pipefitting, HVACR, Fire Protection & Safety Systems, and related industries. What is Certification?Professional certification is the process by which a person verifies that he or she […]

Top Colleges for Careers in Construction

The construction management bachelor’s degree program you select can have a significant impact on your future. The ranking provided by College Factual (https://www.collegefactual.com/) considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings, and available educational resources including the number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student. Top Bachelor’s Degree Programs More than 2,600 […]

Medical Gas Inspector & Medical Gas Verifier Certification

The National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) tests and certifies personnel in the Medical Gas, Plumbing, Pipefitting, HVACR, Fire Protection & Safety Systems, and related industries. NITC is a third-party provider of certification Medical Gas Inspector 6020 CertificationA Medical Gas Inspector certification candidate is a qualified individual who can demonstrate competence within their scope […]

Medical Gas Installer 6010 Certification

The National Inspection Testing and Certification Corporation (NITC) tests and certifies personnel in the Medical Gas, Plumbing, Pipefitting, HVACR, Fire Protection & Safety Systems, and related industries. NITC is a third-party provider of certification and is non-discriminatory in accepting applications and issuing certifications to candidates without regard to membership in any trade association or union […]

Regulatory Requirements for Licensing and Certification for Plumbers Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, and Georgia

The profession of plumbing is controlled by each state with a combination of experience requirements, examinations, and other evidence of fitness to practice the profession at the journeyman and master levels. Some states offer reciprocity – allowing certification from certain other states as proof of competence for licensure, but both the requirements and the list […]

Regulatory Requirements for Licensing and Certification for Plumbers

While each state varies on its licensing and certification requirements for plumbers, we have compiled a list of some of the top places to work in the plumber industry and their specific standards. California In California, it is the contractor who must meet licensing requirements by the state Individuals start out working as an apprentice […]

Why Employers Look for Certified Professionals

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters can expect to see approximately 51,000 job openings every year over the next decade. NITC stands ready to help prepare professionals to fill these positions through their highly respected training and certification programs NITC certifications are often key to the hiring process […]

NITC: Accelerating Apprentices’ Careers

Designed to protect workers from the abuses of the time, The National Apprenticeship Act of 1937 marked the beginning of our modern apprenticeship programs. Since then, national apprenticeship programs have grown and expanded in most, if not all, of the trades, including the pipe trades. Many junior colleges now offer educational programs in plumbing, HVACR, […]