Steps Towards Supervisor Training and Certification

Step 1

Go to
and click on LOGIN

Step 2

Login or “Apply For Account”

Step 3

Click on “Apply for New Certification”

Step 4

Click on “Apply” next to the Supervisor discipline you would like to be certified under.

Step 5

Select the SMART Local Union that you are a member of, or that your contractor is signatory to, and Click “Apply”

You do not need to be a SMART member to be a Supervisor, but you do need to be working for a signatory contractor.

Step 6

A box will pop up to confirm your request. As directed, type “APPLY” (make sure you use upper case letters) and press Apply.

Step 7

Under your list of “Things You Can Do”, find Supervisor Application you just applied for within the certification list. You may need to scroll down to see all options.
  1. You will see two categories. “SMART Member” or “Non SMART Member”
  2. Click “Apply” for the category that applies to you.

Step 8

Complete all steps of the application and Submit

Step 9

Go back to “Dashboard” (Located in upper right of screen)

Under your list of certifications, find the Supervisor discipline you just applied for within the certification list.

  • Exam will now be listed. Click “Register” for the exam.

Step 10

You will receive an automatic email informing you of the next steps.

Step 11

Once your application is approved (Typically the approval process takes up to 1 week), you will receive an email with access to the online NEMI study guide (if available for your discipline) or a book if there is no associated online study guide.
    1. NEMI Training Site –
    2. Login or “Create new account”
    3. Once you receive the email with the enrollment code from ICB (Typically up to 1 week), enter the “Enrollment Code”
    4. Complete the self-paced course at your convenience

Step 12

Contact your local training center coordinator to schedule the examination.
    1. Click here to Find A Training Center
    2. Following completion of the MATE course, ICB will set up an online examination

Step 13

Once you successfully pass the exam, you are officially certified as a Supervisor.