Following completion of the IWA training a delegate will be issued with a competence valid for 24 months.

An Initial Core Knowledge Assessment, including a reassessment of PTS knowledge, must be undertaken within four months of the initial course.

Following completion of the Initial Core Knowledge Assessment, there must be four entries in the Work Experience Book prior to the recertification event.

Following the first recertification event, the IWA must record four entries in their Work Experience Book followed by an Interim Knowledge Assessment within 9-15 months of the recertification event.

A further four entries are required in the Work Experience Book before the next recertification event.