About NATE Training Academy
NATE has teamed up with Interplay Learning to create the NATE Training Academy, a new online training platform for HVACR technicians.
NATE Training Academy is designed to provide technicians a way to train for NATE certification exams online at their own pace. The comprehensive online courses are all available on-demand and can be taken at any time. The interactive and immersive online courses include “field-like” 3D and VR simulations, videos, and knowledge checks.
The online platform is part of NATE’s efforts to better support HVACR technicians. In addition to certifying technicians and recognizing their excellence within the industry, NATE is dedicated to technician development. NATE Training Academy is a part of NATE’s goal to provide a complete training package for technicians.
NATE Training Academy currently offers comprehensive courses to prepare technicians for:
- The Certified HVAC Professional (CHP-5) certification exams. The interactive and immersive online classes cover the CHP-5 subject areas: HVAC Fundamentals, Electrical and Controls, Comfort and Airflow, Installation, and Service.
- The Traditional Pathway certification exams. Courses prepare technicians for the Core exam and the Installation or Service specialty exam of their choice.
- The Low-GWP refrigerant certification, designed to validate a technician’s knowledge of the low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants becoming common in the HVACR industry.
- NATE’s entry-level Ready-To-Work certificate, for technicians that have just entered the trade. Courses focus on fundamentals and safety in the HVACR industry.
How to Register
You can sign up for NATE Training Academy courses through Interplay’s website or your myNATE account in the CHP-5 tab. Monthly and yearly subscription options are available.