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Qualifications of a Witness
Witnesses for engine power and torque certification testing shall be registered with SAE. Witnesses shall be competent engineers who are experienced in engine testing and familiar with the requirements of the SAE J1349 and SAE J1995 standards. Witnesses registered by SAE shall meet one of the following criteria:

Prior registration as a witness for European homologation testing and a signed statement acknowledging that the individual has studied and understands the SAE procedures.

Documented and verified experience in engine testing with three recommendations from individuals who are registered witnesses themselves or whose technical training and experience establish them as competent to evaluate the individual's skills as a witness. In addition, a signed statement is required acknowledging that the individual to be registered has studied and understands the SAE J1349 and SAE J1995 testing procedures.

A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent plus 5 years of related engine testing experience and completion of an SAE-approved training course. Documented participation as an "apprentice witness" in at least three (3) SAE J1349 or SAE J1995 test procedures conducted by an SAE-certified witness who attests to the competency of that individual to conduct witness tests may be substituted for completion of an SAE-approved training course.

Other qualified individuals who are identified and appointed by the SAE Engine Power Test Code Committee. The witness will provide a signed statement acknowledging that the individual has studied and understands the relevant SAE test procedures.

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