The purpose of the Expert committee is to developing IWC Certification Schemes in accordance with accreditation standards and industry best practices and under the supervision of the Certification Committee.

In addition Expert Committee continually improve the effectiveness of all training courses material and exam question.



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The Committee of Experts operates autonomously under all influences included in the fulfilment of its responsibilities, and must at all times act in the best interests of the candidates and the general public in its stated commitment of confidentiality, impartiality and independence policies. The main tasks of the Expert committee is:


  1. Proposal of new certification disciplines.
  2. Review and verification of the CS (Certification Scheme)
  • Job and task description of certified person.
  • Certified person Code of conduct.
  • Candidate required competences: Education and experience requirements.
  • Candidate prerequisite: required training course (content and minimum training hour’s numbers).
  • Candidate required abilities: professional attitude, physical condition and technical ability.
  • Criteria for candidate initial certification
  • Assessment methods for candidate initial certification: Written Test Requirements, Examination Structure, Assessment method and Retest
  • Criteria and assessment methods for recertification
  • Surveillance methods and criteria
  • Criteria for suspending and withdrawing certification
  • Criteria for changing the scope of or level of certification

  1. Verification, review and approval of training documents
  • Verify the compliance of training course material with the certification schemes.
  • Review of all concerned chapter and module in accordance with of industrial practice, standards, papers and good engineering practice.

  1. Verification, review and approval of the exam question bank.
  • Verify the compliance of the exam questions with the certification schemes.
  • Review of all exam questions solution and response.
  • Propose good exam questions.
  • Evaluate the difficulty of exam question with candidate allowed time.

The Certification Committee delegate to the Expert committee the development of certification schemes, the overview of certification process and itÂ’s maintenance in concerned disciplines.
The Expert committee operate autonomously with regard to any and all undue influences in the fulfillment of its responsibilities, and shall at all times act in the best interests of IWC, candidate, and the general public under its commitment avowed in confidentiality, impartiality and independence policies.
In addition to the above authorities, The Expert committee has the ability to select, designate and supervise all adequate branch subcommittee members (if necessary).

  • Development of certification schemes and overview of certification process.
  • Approval of all technical document (handbook, guide book, …)
  • Communicate with industrial to discuss any industrial problem.
  • Conduct all meeting with industrial and trainer.
  • Providing guidance on all programs by issuing governing standards
  • Enforcing ethics rules violations

All Expert committees shall be composed of the following members, each with voting privileges:

  • President: At least one appropriately credentialed member per IWC.
  • Vice Chair, and/or Secretary: At least one appropriately credentialed member per IWC
  • Expert: At least three Engineer for each discipline.

The Expert committee members shall establish additional qualifications for appointment to the Committee (e.g., education, industry expertise) as appropriate.

All requirements are established in Function description sheet.

The Expert committee members are appointed to three-year terms by the IWC President, and may serve a maximum of two terms.

The Expert committee chair is a permanent member and it shall be IWC president or another person delegated by the Certification Committee.

Candidates for appointment to the Expert committee will be selected by the Certification Committee through an established application process. The Certification Committee will review the applications and select the correspondent members.

Expert committee members should make every effort to prepare for, attend, and be an active participant in all meetings. Expert committee Members should expect to dedicate approximately 10 hours per year to Expert committee work.

The Expert committee Chair should expect to dedicate approximately 60 hours per year to Committee work.

Expert committee members serve as unpaid volunteers.

All meetings, including conference calls and web conferences will be conducted on an as-needed basis at the request of the Expert committee. The annual meeting and other meetings shall be at a time and location agreed upon by the Expert committee and IWC staff. Appropriate notice of at least seven days will be given prior to any Expert committee meeting.

A majority of the Expert committee shall constitute a quorum.