EPA Section 608 Certification

Section 608 of the US Federal Clean Air Act requires all persons who work with regulated refrigerants on stationary equipment to be certified.

EPA Certification Exam
ACTA is approved to proctor the EPA Section 608 Certification Exam.  If you are interested in taking the exam, please click on the "Enroll Now" button below.

Cost of Exam
Members - $75 for core and all 3 types;  If you have to re-take any exams, the cost is $50 (for core and up to 2 other types) or $75 (for core and all 3 types).

Non-Members - $95 for core and all 3 types;  If you have to re-take any exams, the cost is $60 (for core and up to 2 other types) or $95 (for core and all 3 types).

Online Testing Requirements
Must have a computer or laptop with webcam and microphone (no phones, tablets, smart watches, or cameras allowed during exam)
Must have Photo ID
No breaks allowed once the exam begins
No talking during the exam
You are allowed a pressure/temperature chart (emailed from ACTA), a calculator, and scratch paper during the exam


NATE Certification

NATE is the nation's largest nonprofit certification organization for heating, ventitlation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians.  This certification will help set yourself apart from the others in the trade.

NATE Core and Speciality Exams or CHP-5 Exams
ACTA is approved to proctor the NATE Certification Exams.  If you are interested in taking the exam, please click on the "Enroll Now" button.

Cost of Exam
Members - $150 for core and each specialty exam;  For the CHP-5 (Certified HVAC Professional) exams...each exam is $75.

Non-Members - $200 for core and each specialty exam;  For the CHP-5 (Certified HVAC Professional) exams...each exam is $125.

Testing Requirements
Must have Photo ID
No breaks allowed once the exam begins
No talking during the exam


Online Testing Dates:
(EPA 608 only)

  • December 6, 2022 - 9a (pst)/Noon (est)
  • February 7, 2023 - 9a (pst)/Noon (est)
  • April 11, 2023 - 9a (pst)/Noon (est)
  • June 13, 2023 - 9a (pst)/Noon (est)
  • August 8, 2023 - 9a (pst)/Noon (est)

 

In Person Testing Dates:
(EPA 608 and NATE):
(located at our Manteca CA office)

  • March 7, 2023
  • July 11, 2023