Certification: Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI)

PO Box 4367 Mankato, MN 56002

The purpose of the Qualified Elevator Inspector certification is to ensure that inspectors have the skills, knowledge, and education to safeguard the public by confirming elevators, escalators, and other conveyances
are code compliant and operating safely.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 1 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?

Third Party Exam Center


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).