The RFID Professional Institute is a global, not-for-profit organization founded in 2012 by a group of independent RFID industry veterans to promote professionalism in the RFID industry through the development of standardized certification programs. These exams cover all types of radio frequency identification systems and are vendor-neutral.
The Institute has developed the RFID Professional Institute Associate Certificate and the RFID Professional Institute Professional Certificate. The RFID Professional Institute Associate Certificate exam covers the fundamentals of RFID. View the Curriculum & Guide for this exam.
The RFID Professional Institute Professional Certificate exam is intended for those who have several years’ experience in RFID. View the Curriculum & Guide for the professional-level exam.
There are two ways you can take the exam, either in person or online. The next in-person associate exam will be delivered on April 3 and April 4, at RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 in Phoenix, Ariz. The event includes a training course for those who want to learn the fundamentals of RFID before taking the Associate-level exam. The professional exam will also be delivered for those who have passed the Associate-level exam and are prepared for the more advanced test.
For industry professionals who have already taken a training course or feel they are ready to take the exam now, we offer an online exam option. To take the exam online click here, or see the box to the right for a special offer on the RFID Professional Institute Professional Certificate online exam.
Why is certification needed? First, few (if any) universities and technical colleges offer a degree in radio frequency identification, so there is no means for an employer to know if a candidate possesses the basic knowledge of RFID required for an entry-level position, and without a certification exam, there is no means by which a job candidate can demonstrate knowledge of RFID terms, concepts, systems and applications.
Both companies employing RFID technologies and solution providers value professionals who proactively develop their skills and expertise. One of the best ways for individuals to demonstrate their commitment to skills enhancement is to pursue industry-recognized certifications.
The RFID Professional Institute has developed the capability to offer our exams on line. We are offering this method for both the Associate Level and Professional Level exams.
We are offering this on a Beta basis with a greatly reduced fee of US$50 until end of February 2019
Click here to go to the Remote Exams page
We also sponsor the 13th Annual RFID Journal Awards at Phoenix in April 2019.
These awards continue to encourage development, learning and professionalism so they further support progress towards the goal of the Institute - professionalism within the RFID industry.
Click here to see a list of previous award winners
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"An Introduction to the RFID Professional Institute"
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