CAT™ Education Program

The CAT™ Candidate Program is a 2-year education program. Each candidate must have access to a CAT-S to administer the program.

Please contact Kathy Bell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information regarding applying for the CAT™Education Program. Complete details regarding the CAT™Education Program can be found here.

Click here to apply online.

Qualification Requirements for CAT™ Candidates

  1. High School Diploma or GED.
  2. At least 18 years of age.
  3. Approval of completed Candidate Application.
  4. Annual fee of $200 NAEC member / $625 non-member (does not include coursework)
  5. Access to a CAT-S**.

The Program:

CAT™ Education Program consists of five courses and will take approximately two (2) years to complete. Each courses consist of three (3) basic parts: text based workbook, skills verification and online unit exams. The courses can be purchased from Elevator World.

Upon successful completion of the 2-year program the candidate will be required to pass a CAT™ Final Exam. Upon successful completion of all the Unit Exams, all required Skills Verifications, required on-the-job training, and the Final Exam, the candidate will become a CAT™ (Certified Accessibility and Private Residence Lift Technician).

** Temporary Policy on CAT-S: Temporary modification to CAT program to allow a CET-S to administer CAT program skills portion for a period of three (3) years (March 30, 2014 – March 30, 2017). Remote proctoring will be required on all exams for this option.

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