ASSOCIATE (Level 1) SME Qualification Criteria
These criteria will be used by the RFID Professional Institute Certification Exam Development Committee in reviewing subject-matter expert (SME) candidates for the RFID Professional Institute Associate Certification effort.
Education and Experience
Ten years' minimum combined education and professional experience
At least five years of technical hands-on experience in the RFID or AIDC industry
Current RFID/AIDC position, with a demonstrated progression of various roles
Related work and job position history
Demonstrated currency with RFID technology in the form of presentations given, papers published, awards, patents or other forms of recognition.
An objective for the Institute is to have a representative balance in respect to the following:
Country of origin/residence and employment (Asia, America, Europe)
Academia, professional service provider, equipment/systems supplier
Large multinational companies, small to medium domestic companies