Test Prep Certification


North American Technician Excellence (NATE)

NATE tests represent real world working knowledge of HVACR systems. Developed by a committee of industry experts nationwide, our NATE certification exams represent HVACR topics pertinent to contractors, educators, manufacturers and utilities alike. NATE tests are rigorous, multiple-choice, knowledge-based tests which validate a technician’s knowledge.

To earn Test Prep certification you must take a Core exam and one Specialty exam of your choice. Choose a specialty based on the equipment and systems you work on. There are ten specialties available:

Air Conditioning
Air Distribution
Gas Heating
Heat Pumps
Oil Heating
Hydronics Gas
Hydronics Oil
Light Commercial Refrigeration
Commercial Refrigeration
HVAC Efficiency Analyst (Additional Requirements Needed)

608 EPA Certification

Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires that all persons who maintain, service, repair or dispose of appliances that contain regulated substances be certified in proper refrigerant handling techniques. Available in English and Spanish.

609 EPA Certification

Section 609 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires technicians who service motor vehicle air conditioning “MVAC” systems to be certified.

Servicing motor vehicle air conditioning includes repairing, leak testing, and topping off of air conditioning systems low on refrigerant as well as any other repair to the vehicle which requires dismantling any part of the air conditioner.

The Section 609 Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Exam is an open book test.

Universal R-410a Safety & Training

The R-410A Safety Training Program addresses the issues of safe handling, training and certification with the use of R-410A.

Provides necessary training and practical knowledge to safely service systems containing R-410A and R-407C, the R-22 phase-out, appropriate refrigerant and oil applications, service techniques, and safe handling of R-410A.

6-11-19 / 6-10PM / MIERCOLES / ESPAÑOL / R410 6-08-19 / 6-10PM / LUNES / ESPAÑOL / BPR –REFRIGERATION

Employment Ready Certifications

Ready to Get a Job?Employment Ready Certifications are a series of discipline-specific, end-of course exams intended to validate that a person has retained knowledge in a specific area necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.

Electric Heat
Air Conditioning
Light Commercial Air Conditioning
Light Commercial Refrigeration
Heat Pump
Basic Refrigeration and Charging Procedure