North American Technician Excellence has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute, NATE officials announced.
Officials with NATE were excited about the development.
“The entire NATE family has
spent countless hours working towards this accomplishment, and we could not be
more proud that NATE has achieved ANSI accreditation,” said Peter Schwartz,
NATE president and CEO. “ANSI accreditation
validates NATE’s ongoing commitment to meeting the highest
professional standards of examination development, further establishing NATE as
an unrivaled certification body in the HVACR certification arena.”
Don Frendberg, NATE
board chairman, said the approval proves the value of the program.
is the only certification organization developed and supported by the entire
HVACR industry, and this impressive achievement
exemplifies why NATE is the true leader in certifying technician
excellence,” he said.
The association applied for certification with ANSI in early
2011. Approval was granted in December.
Institute certifies NATE program
January 13, 2012