North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation's largest industry-endorsed, non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians. NATE and NOCTI's partnership will allow students to receive a NATE secondary-level certificate and digital badge of achievement for successful passage of the NOCTI Job Ready HVACR Installation and Start-up or the HVACR Service and Repair credentials.
The NATE secondary-level certificate and digital badge of achievement offered through NOCTI will support future HVAC technicians as they pursue additional formal training via a post-secondary program and/or HVAC employment. Furthermore, those technicians will have a foundation that will support the pursuit third-party recognition with NATE such as the Industry Competency Exam or ICE, and professional certifications in the future.
Assessment Blueprint Information
The NATE secondary-level certificate and digital badge of achievement is tied to successful completion of one of NOCTI’s Job Ready credentials listed below. Assessment Blueprints are available by clicking on the test title.