Registration limited to the first 18 applicants
Applicants should have at least one to two years experience in the HVAC industry. This is a very rigorous test of the technician’s knowledge of the trade.
Test Site: NWNatural, 220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland oregon 97209
Price is per test. i.e. Core or Heat Pump, or you can save by ordering the combo pack, which includes both tests.
Once registered you will receive log on information to access the E-Learning site to view the video training.
Training Program consists of On-Line Video Training with special emphasis on Core & Heat Pump. The program will mark where you stop, so you can review the material at your leisure. Before the test date, plan to spend time
going over the video and study material. Do not expect to walk in pass the test with no review.
What to Bring
· Photo Identification.
· Your NATE ID number if you have one.
· Password(s). You will receive and email from NATE with the password(s) necessmy to take the test. So register well before the test date.
· A non-programmable calculator
Training will consist of four hours of training and test preparation dealing with special emphasis on the Core and Gas Heat sections. Following the training, each participant will move to the Computer lab (limited to 18 computer stations) where they will take the proctored NATE test(s) on line. Once the applicant has finished the test(s) on line, each applicant will have on line access to their pass/fail status on the test.
Those wanting to test only, plan to arrive at the facility at Noon on the day of the test. Test only participants will not be admitted to the room until this time.
Testing On-line: Each applicant wishing to participate in this NATE testing session must fill out the registration form and return it to ORACCA Headquarters. You will be notified of test specifics and will be sent the study guides once you have registered. We must pre-register each participant with the NATE testing site well prior to the test date. Once registered you will receive an email from NATE with your password to take the test(s). This password is necessary to be able to access the test, so be sure to bring it with you on test day. As you can well imagine, early registration is key to being able to receive your password in time for the test. Do not delay.
Each applicant wishing to participate in this NATE testing session must fill out the registration form and return it to ORACCA Headquarters. You will be notified of test specifics and a link to the study guides once you have registered.