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.
The following criteria is necessary to become a CET™:
- 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).
- Must complete 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.