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How to become certified
|Steps to Get Certified
Wondering how to get CWEA certification? Interested in the different CWEA certifications you can earn? Start here
Check the policies for information about rescheduling or canceling tests, test site restrictions, renewal information, and other important policies
|Code of Ethics
A signed certification Code of Ethics is required to become certified. Those renewing January and July 2006 do not need to sign the Code to renew.
|Plant Maintenance Grade IV Split into Electrical/Instrumentation Grade IV and Mechanical Technologist Grade IV
Beginning January 2007 the single management level Plant Maintenance Grade IV will be replaced by two separate specialty certifications: Mechanical Technologist Grade IV and Electrical/Instrumentation Grade IV.
Candidate Handbooks summarize qualifying criteria, test content areas, study references, and much more. All certificate applicants should be familiar with the candidate handbook for their vocation.
|Applying for Certification
Tests are administered within quarterly windows throughout the year. The deadline to apply is one month before each testing window.
|Preparing for the Test
CWEA offers a number of opportunities for you to prepare for your certification test including in-person study sessions, study guides, specialty conferences, and free Candidate Handbooks. Find out more about preparing for your test.
There are a number of test sites throughout California, Hawaii, Michigan and Missouri.. View list of testing sites.