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November 2014: Utilizing Tools and Resources from NATE
NATE has a number of tools and resources at your disposal as the winter months quickly approach. Below is information on NATE certification, proctor training webinars and NATE continuing education hours.
In This Issue…
NATE Certification Renewal
NATE Proctor Training
NATE Recognizes Nest Installer Training
Accepting Applications to Renew 2014 NATE Certifications
Did your NATE certifications expire this year? Did you renew? Note that recertification is not automatic. You must submit a recertification application and the appropriate fees to recertify. But with our new lower recertification fee starting at just $25, it’s easier and cheaper than ever.
Just visit www.mynate.org or call us at 877-420-6283 to see if you already have the 16 training hours needed to renew today for just $25 for the first certification, and $5 for each additional certification. Even if your certification expired months ago, we’re accepting applications until December 31, so don’t delay.
NATE Proctor Training and Resources
Did you miss any of our recent NATE Proctor Training Webinars? Click here to download training recordings, documents, information, and resources to assist you with the ordering and proctoring NATE exams.
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Nest Laboratories Offers NATE Recognized Training
Nest Laboratories recently registered Nest Thermostat Installer Training to qualify for NATE continuing education hours (CEH).
Nest Laboratories which goes to market with the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Nest Protect, a smoke and CO (carbon monoxide) alarm that also has the ability to communicate with the thermostat, the key to understanding and learning the ins and outs of these products is a mix of classroom, online, and field education.
The training course is part of the Nest Pro Tour during which the Nest Pro team will tour the country to show contractors how they can grow their businesses by selling and installing Nest products. At the end of the training session, Nest will help contractors enroll in the Nest Pro program and receive exclusive training and tools, live VIP support, and referrals to help business grow. At the end of the Nest Pro Tour, Nest will award a custom-designed Nest Van to one Nest Pro.
This training earns you two (2) NATE Continuing Education Hours to apply to your NATE recertification. Online registration is required for Nest Pro training and space is limited. See the schedule of training dates at nest.com/pro.
Did you know the NATE Career Center connect you with current NATE and ICE certified technicians looking for work? Don’t waste your time with ordinary methods of recruiting or job hunting. Take your employment bid to the next level. Visit www.jobs.natex.org for details.