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Fernando Ferraz, PE

Instructor & Managing Director - ITI Latin America

Fernando has been with Industrial Training International since 1999. He began his activities as an instructor in Brazil, working on the translation and adaptation of ITI courses to meet Brazilian Standards.  Fernando has over 25 years of experience inspecting, testing and certifying wire rope and rigging gear. Fernando has long been a player in the Brazilian oil and gas industry, as he previously operated as the owner and founder of a highly successful consulting firm.

Fernando has vast experience in a number of industries including: oil and gas, steel manufacturing, ports, civil construction, and mining.

He has Bachelor's of Civil Engineering from Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil and a post-graduate degree in Metallurgy and Business Administration.

Professional Associations/ Certifications

  • Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (ABNT), member
  • Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP), member

2002  Industrial Training International, Inc.

  • Mobile Crane Operator Training
  • Woodland, WA – USA

1999  Industrial Training International, Inc.

  • Master Rigger Training Program
  • Woodland, WA – USA

1993  University of Illinois at Urbana –Champaign / Office of Continuing Engineering Education

  • Theory of Wire Rope
  • Chicago, Illinois - USA

1992  WRRC - Wire Rope and Rigging Consultants, Inc.

  • Certified Inspector Program – Wire Rope/ Wire Rope Slings/
  • Rigging Hardware/Alloy Chain Slings/ Synthetic Web Slings
  • Woodland, WA – USA