The CET™, CAT™, and QEI™ CERTIFICATIONS
The National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) offers the Certified Elevator Technician (CET™), Certified Accessibility and Private Residence Lift Technician (CAT™) and Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI™) certification programs. The goal of these programs is to provide the elevator industry and the elevator industry technical, mechanical, construction, and maintenance workforces with a means of obtaining and verifying critical education and training requirements related to compliance with industry codes, elevator and escalator specific technical theory, components, and competencies.
Scope of NAEC's Certifications
The NAEC Certification Board has been created to promote quality elevator technicians; accessibility and private residence lift technicians; and related technicians through verification of formal education and examination of an individual’s experience within the industry.
Click here to visit the CET™ Certification Program page.
Click here to visit the CAT™ Certification Program page.
Click here to visit the QEI™ Certification Program page.
For additional information on each program, please email NAEC Certification at
Verification of Status
If you would like to receive information on an individual’s certification status, you may contact NAEC Certfication at
Appeals and Complaints
It is the policy of the NAEC Certification Board that the CET™, CAT™, and QEI™ Certification programs are of quality and that all applicants, certified persons and their employers, and other parties within the certification process and criteria, as well as the performance of certified persons, have a fair and impartial forum to appeal decisions adversely affecting their certification status and/or a fair and impartial forum for complaints associated with the CET™ or CAT™ or QEI™ Certification programs to be heard. Therefore, through this policy, individuals wishing to appeal a decision affecting one’s CET™, or CAT™, or QEI™ status or having a complaint as to the performance of certified/candidate persons may file an appeal/complaint within thirty (30) calendar days of the occurrence which the appeal/complaint is about, or of the date on which the Appellant first knew or reasonably should have known of the occurrence.
Appeals/complaints are to be submitted to the Certification Board in writing including the full name, postal mailing address, and telephone number of the appellant/complainant and specifying the conditions and circumstances of the appeal/complaint. The written and signed appeal/complaint shall be sent to the Certification Board.
National Association of Elevator Contractors
1500 Klondike Road SW, Suite A211
Conyers, GA 30094
Phone: (770) 760-9660
Fax: (770) 760-9714
Email: NAEC Certification at
All complaints will be reviewed by the Certification Board for merit.