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Certified Compressed Air System Specialist (CCASS)

CAGI’s personnel certification program for compressed air system specialists provides a means of verifying the capabilities of professionals in the compressed air systems industry.  The program will allow customers, utilities, employers, and others to have confidence in the skills and abilities of the professionals in the industry who design, service, sell, and install compressed air systems and compressed air systems equipment. The program has been designed to comply with the ISO 17024 standard, Conformity Assessment – General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons.

The exam assesses an individual’s understanding of compressed air systems and is based on well accepted resource material


To become a CAGI Certified Compressed Air System Specialist:

  • Register for the exam, locate a test center, and schedule an exam.
  • Take the exam. This is a computer based test. There are 80 multiple choice questions and examinees have 1.5 hours to complete the exam.
  • Examinees will receive test results immediately. If you pass the exam, you will receive a certificate with a unique certification number as well as a certification seal to be used on business cards and correspondence.
  • Certification is active for three years. To maintain certification, certificants must obtain recertification units and apply for recertification.


The CCASS is available to any compressed air professional, regardless of education, background, or work experience. Candidates interested in sitting for the CCASS exam must:

  • Register for the exam
  • Pay all applicable fees in advance
  • Have not sat for the exam within the past three (3) months

Exam Fees

  •  $450.00 (USD)*

*Registration fee is fully refundable up to 72 hours before scheduled exam time. If you cancel or reschedule the exam within 72 hours of scheduled exam time, you will be assessed a $100 fee.

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