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)

Getting Started

To apply to become a NATE Proctor:

  • Submit your Proctor Application.
  • Await approval in writing, which typically takes two weeks.
  • Review NATE Testing Organization and Proctor Guidelines and familiarize yourself with related documents as they pertain to your testing center.

Testing Organization & Proctor Guidelines

Proctor Application

Test Session Audit Form

Proctor Script

Proctor Checklist