Welcome to North American Technician Excellence, Inc. The leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.


2111 Wilson Blvd. Suite 510Arlington, VA 22201Phone: 703-276-7247Toll Free Phone: 877-420-6283 (NATE)

Recognized Provider Training Organizations

Teach Others to Excel

Education is a noble profession. And while you may not be a certified “teacher,” you can be a NATE Recognized Training Provider – and pass on knowledge, skills and confidence to those in your industry.

For individuals seeking NATE certification, recertification or just looking to brush up on technical skills and knowledge, NATE-recognized training organizations are the obvious choice. NATE recognizes coursework that aligns with Knowledge Areas for Technician Expertise (KATEs).

Affiliate With NATE

To become a NATE-approved training and education organization, all you need to do is:

Depending upon your goals as a Recognized Provider Training Organization, the following links provide you all necessary NATE testing and training information:

Recognized Provider Training Organization Application

NATE Recognized Provider Training Handbook

Single session class form

Multiple session class form

Sample Certificate of Completion