CET™ Certification

The purpose of the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Certified Elevator Technician (CET) certification is to provide the elevator industry with a means of obtaining and verifying knowledge and experience requirements related to compliance with industry codes, elevator and escalator specific technical theory, components, and competencies.


Qualification Requirements for CET™ Candidates

  • Completion of the NAEC CET™ Training Program, or equivalent, or meet the experience qualification (a minimum of 10,000 documented hours (5 years) of on-the-job training prior to December 31, 2007).
  • Completion of the entire application process, including submitting the respective fee payment, within 90-days of the initial application submission. The applicant will have 365 days to pass the examination from the respective examination authorization date.
  • Individuals passing the NAEC CET™ Certification Examination and approved by the Certification Board will be issued an identification (ID) card. ID cards shall be issued for a one-year period, which shall correspond to the term of the certification period of the applicant.

Click Here To Apply 

Click here to view the CET™ Applicant Handbook.

Click here to visit the CET™ Certification Statement.

Click here to view the CET™ Code of Ethics.

Click here to view the CET™ Confidentiality Agreement


For complete details on the CET™ Certification Program, contact NAEC Certification at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 770-760-9660.

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