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Section 608 Technician Certification Programs

Programs on this list are approved to provide the EPA Section 608 technician certification test.

Important considerations about these programs:

  • Most Type I programs provide on-site testing. Type I programs that offer a mail-in testing option are identified.
  • The addresses and phone numbers listed below are for the programs' headquarters. Many programs offer testing locations throughout the country. Each program will be able to provide you with their testing locations. Some programs offer remote or online testing that does not require you to travel to a physical testing location.
  • Programs marked with an asterisk ( * ) are intended specifically for the employees of those programs' companies.

EPA does not review or approve any training preparatory programs or materials. A separate listing of certifying programs that no longer offer testing services is available here. Certification credentials issued by these programs during the time that they were approved are still valid. The following links exit the site Exit

Technician Certification Programs Additional Information
AC/C Tech
4415 Forest Manor Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46226-3080
(317) 545-7071
Remote testing available
Spanish available
Approved: 10/13/93
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), previously DBA - Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT)
2800 Shirlington Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 575-4477
608test@acca.org
Locations nationwide
Approved: 11/21/00
Allied Certification Technology Services (ACTS) (formerly HVAC Learning Solutions; previously International Service Leadership Institute )
1209 Potomac Drive
Merritt Island, FL 32952
(321) 750-5080
Locations nationwide
Approved: 9/5/01
Alaska Vocational Technical Center
809 Second Ave.
Seward, AK 99664
(800) 478-5389
Approved: 6/29/94
Ameren UE Power Operations Services Training Center *
11149 Lindbergh Business Court
St. Louis, MO 63123
(314) 416-3508
Approved: 4/28/94
Amtrak Technical Training Center *
National Railroad Passenger Corporation
202 Garstang St.
Beech Grove, IN 46107
(317) 263-0516
Approved: 2/23/94
Apex Technical School, Inc.
24-02 Queens Plaza South
Long Island City, New York 11101
(212) 645-3300
Approved: 6/29/94

Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)/North American Retail Dealers Association (NARDA)
222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(800) 621-0298 or
(312) 648-0649
(312) 648-1212 (fax)

Remote testing available
Type I mail-in tests only
Approved: 12/28/93
Better Tech Institute (BTI)
7595 E. Gray Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Approved: 11/14/19
CalCERTS, Inc.
31 Natoma Street, Suite 120
Folsom, CA 95661
877-437-7787
Remote testing available
Approved: 9/14/15
Calhoon MEBA Engineering School *
27050 St. Michaels Road
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-9600
Approved: 6/29/94
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
3201 Rockwell Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508-1491
(570) 346-8471
Approved: 11/08/95
CEU Authority, LLC
8421 University Blvd, Ste G.
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 333-1293
Approved: 1/22/18
Chicago Transit Authority
1120 East 89th St.
Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 356-7030
Approved: 3/30/10
Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown
1 U.S. Coast Guard Training Center
Yorktown, VA 23690
(757) 856-2771
Approved: 5/31/94

College of Southern Nevada
Applied Technology
700 College Dr. HNA104
Henderson, NV 89002
(702) 651-3185

Spanish available
Approved: 5/1/95
Coyne American Institute
1 North State Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602
(773) 577-8100
Approved: 12/5/95
DeHart Technical School
311 Bitritto Way
Modesto, CA 95356
(209) 497-6105
Approved: 3/13/19

Department of Defense *
Department of the Air Force
366 Civil Engineer Training Squadron
366 TRS/TTM
Sheppard AFB, TX 76311-2254
366TRS.EPA.Cert@us.af.mil
(940) 676-5829

Approved: 5/19/1994
Department of Defense *
Department of the Air Force
Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance School
361 TRS/TRR, 501 Missile Road
Sheppard AFB, TX 76311
(940) 676-7492
Approved: 8/15/17
Department of Defense *
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School *
Tactical Support Equipment Department
ATTN: ATSD-TSED-U Section 608
Building 18041, Room 1074
126 Edgewood Road
Fort Lee, VA 23801
(804) 765-9180
(804) 765-9188 (fax)
Approved: 2/23/94

Department of Defense
Department of the Navy
Naval Education and Training Center
1905 Regulus Avenue
Dam Neck, Virginia 23461-2009
(757) 492-5641

Approved: 2/23/94
Department of Defense*
United States Marine Corps
Marine Corps Engineer School PCS Box 2009
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0069
(910) 440-7286
Approved: 3/6/12
Environmental Management Incorporated
La’Ona DeWilde
1301 Well Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
(907) 272-8852
Approved: 4/26/16
ESCO Institute
1350 W. Northwest Hwy., Suite 205
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(800) 726-9696
Remote testing available
Training manual available,
locations nationwide
Approved: 12/28/93
ETI Technical College Environmental Control Program
2076 Youngstown-Warren Rd.
Niles, OH 44446
(330) 652-9919
Approved: 5/11/96
Ferris State University (FSU)
HVACR Institute (formerly certified as Air Conditioning Contractors of America/Ferris State University, ACCA/FSU)
1020 Maple St., Rm 117
Big Rapids, MI 49307-1676
(866) 880-7674
Locations nationwide
Approved: 3/1/01
Harper College
Career and Technical Programs
1200 West Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6757
Approved: 5/31/94
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 629-4111
Approved: 11/14/19
International Development Institute (IDI)
39 West 32nd St., Suite 1101
New York, NY 10001
(212) 594-1917
Remote testing available
Multiple locations in NY
Approved: 7/27/01
International Union of Operating Engineers Training Center
609 Suite #3 Nepsonset St.
Canton, MA 02021
Approved: 9/20/17
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE 39)
IUOE Local 39 Training Department
1513 Sports Drive, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Approved: 9/19/17

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE 399) 
IUOE Local 399 Education & Training Fund
2260 S Grove Street
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 372-9870, ext. 4122

Approved: 8/18/16

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE 877)
IUOE Local 877 Education & Training Fund
89 Access Road, Unit 4
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 769-1877

Approved: 9/18/17
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
IUOE Local 891 Education & Training Fund
63 Flushing Avenue, Unit 358
Brooklyn, NY 11205 
(718) 455-9731
Approved: 4/18/03
Katin Engineering Consulting (formerly: Robert A. PE Company)
2730 West Tregallas Road #4727
Antioch, CA 94531-4727
(925) 755-1150
Training available at client facilities
Approved: 3/27/01
Licensed Trades of America, Inc.
P.O. Box 28
Lovejoy, GA 30250
(678) 688-9101
Remote testing available
Approved: 3/15/03
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) *
Hillside Maintenance Complex
93-59 183rd St.
Mail Code 3149
Hollis, NY 11423
(718) 558-3184
Approved: 8/17/94
Mainstream Engineering Corporation
200 Yellow Pl.
Rockledge, FL 32955
(321) 631-3550
Locations nationwide
Approved: 1/26/94

Metropolitan Manufacturers Association (MMA)
P.O. Box 262
Jourdanton, TX  78026
(830) 570-3824

Approved: 2/23/94
Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy
5301 Robin Hood Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23513
(866) 775-8382 
(757) 464-6008 
(757) 464-2287 (fax)
info@mamatrains.com
Approved: 6/1/10
National Association of Power Engineers Educational Foundation (NAPE/ EF)
5707 Seminary Road, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 845-7055
Approved: 9/30/93
National Association of Power Engineers National Education Committee (NAPE/NEC)
1 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
(413) 592-6273
Approved: 3/27/01
National Certification Institute (NCI)
427 South Reynolds St.
Alice, TX 78332
(361) 664-7777
Remote testing available
Spanish available
Locations nationwide
Approved: 8/17/94
National Fluid Power Institute (NFPI)
523D FM 3179
Huntsville, Texas 77340
(800) 704-1066
Approved: 4/26/16
New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) *
NYCTA Learning Center
2125 West 13 St.
Brooklyn, NY 11223
(718) 714-3575
Approved: 9/30/93

North American Technician Excellence (NATE)
2311 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 410
Arlington, VA 22201-3001
(703) 600-0364
(877) 420-6283

Approved: 5/15/15
Operating and Maintenance Engineer Trade Training Trust Fund for California and Nevada (OME)
2501 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 385-2889
Approved: 10/13/93
Pace Maintenance and Technical Services Department*
Technical Training Specialists
405 Taft Dr.
South Holland, IL 60473-2015
(708) 331-9127
Approved: 4/28/94
Parkland College
1315 N. Mattis Ave.
Champaign, IL, 61821  
(217) 353-2102
Approved: 10/20/94
Paul Hall Maritime Center (formerly Seafarer's Harry Lundeberg School)
45353 Saint Georges Avenue
Piney Point, MD 20674-0075
(301) 994-0010, ext. 5202 or 5292
Approved: 4/28/94
Pennsylvania College of Technology, Technology Transfer Center
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
Approved: 11/21/00
Pennco Tech
99 Erial Road
Blackwood, NJ 08012
(856) 232-0310
Approved: 4/28/94
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections *
State Corrections Institution at Albion
10745 Route 18
Albion, PA 16475-0001
(814) 756-5778
Approved: 5/16/00
PHCC Education Foundation
180 S. Washington Street, P.O. Box 6808
Falls Church, VA 22046
Approved: 9/19/17
Quality Technical Training Center
3139 Westwood Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 597-0861
(702) 597-2731 (fax)
Approved: 1/15/98
Ranken Technical College
4431 Finney Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63113
(314) 286-4891
Approved: 3/30/94
Refrigeration Environmental Protection Association (REPA)
348 Thompson Creek Rd., Suite 303
Stevensville, MD 21666
(410) 827-4450
(800) 435-3331
Remote testing available
Spanish available
Locations nationwide
Approved: 9/30/93
The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI)
4210 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034-1894
(602) 275-7133
Approved: 11/4/93

Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
1911 Rohlwing Road, Suite A
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1397
(800) 297-5660
(847) 297-6464 (fax)

Approved: 9/30/93
Refrigeration Training Center (RTC)
208 West 29th St., Suite 410
New York, NY 10001
(212) 594-8139
Spanish available
Approved: 10/27/97
Rock Valley College
3301 North Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-3905
Approved: 3/30/94
Sears Home Services 
3333 Beverly Road, Compliance A4-262A
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
Email: CFCCertification@transformco.com
Approved: 1/26/94
Seattle Central Community College (SCCC)
Seattle Maritime Academy
4455 Shilshole Ave., NW
Seattle, WA 98107-4645
(206) 934-2647
Universal certification only
Approved: 7/6/95
SkillCat EPA Certification
Ruchir Shah
5929 Almeda Road
Suite 12018
Houston, Texas 77004
Online testing only
State Board of Refrigeration Contractors (formerly State Board of Refrigeration Examiners; formerly North Carolina State Board of Refrigeration Examiners)
1027 US 70 Highway West, Suite 221
Garner, NC 27529
(919) 779-4711
Type I mail-in tests available
Approved: 9/30/93
Stautzenberger College
1796 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 866-0261 Ext. 404 or 401

Approved 1/13/15

Technical Training Services
322 Norwich Lane
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 733-1449
Approved: 08/26/96
Tennessee Valley Technical Programs
6949 Daneman Dr. 
Memphis, TN 38133
(901) 373-3992
Approved: 2/23/94
TPC Training
9785 Maroon Circle, Ste. 300
Englewood, CO, 80112
(303) 531-4560
Approved: 3/15/06
Trade Masters Online
251 W. Chicago Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(800) 877-1792
Remote testing available
English and Spanish training available
Approved: 10/29/19
The Training Center
113 Monmouth Rd. Suite 1
Wrightstown, NJ 08562
(800) 392-3927
(609) 758-2100
Remote testing available
Approved: 2/1/11
Two Brothers Air & Heat 
1003 Cornwall Court
Brandon, FL 33510
(813) 530-0310
Approved: 3/18/19
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA)
Three Park Place
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 269-2000
Approved: 9/30/93
Universal Technical Institute
16220 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 100
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
(800) 859-7249
 
U.S. Postal Service - National Center for Employee Development
2701 East Imhoff Rd.
Norman, OK 73071-1198
(405) 366-4331
Approved: 5/31/94
Video General Inc. (VGI) 
1156 107th Street 
Arlington, TX 76011 
(800) 886-4109
Remote testing available
Spanish available
Approved: 9/30/93
Wichita Technical Institute
2051 South Meridian
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 943-2241
Approved: 4/29/05

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