The Certified Reliability Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of performance evaluation and prediction to improve product/systems safety, reliability and maintainability. This body of knowledge (BOK) and applied technologies include, but are not limited to, design review and control; prediction, estimation, and apportionment methodology; failure mode effects and analysis; the planning, operation and analysis of reliability testing and field failures, including mathematical modeling; understanding human factors in reliability; and the ability to develop and administer reliability information systems for failure analysis, design and performance improvement and reliability program management over the entire product life cycle.
1. Is this the right certification for you?
Note the minimum expectations, requirements, experience and the exam specifics for a Certified Reliability Engineer.
2. Prepare for the exam.
Review the Body of Knowledge and references. Take advantage of the study guide and sample exams. See what training and books ASQ has to offer.
3. Choose an exam date.
Find the best date and location for you. (Note the application deadlines for each exam date.)
4. Apply for certification.
Fill the online application. Have your résumé and credit card ready.
ASQ requires that you recertify as a Reliability Engineer every three years?either by documenting RU credits or by testing.
Download the Reliability Engineer Certification Brochure (PDF, 380 KB)
*USD 100 of your fee is an application fee, and is not refundable.