NABCEP Accredited Training Company (NATC) Program

Become a NABCEP Accredited Training Company today!

What is the NATC Program?

The NABCEP Accredited Training Company (NATC) Program offers an opportunity to manufacturers, installation companies and other organizations (collectively, Companies) who invest in quality training to participate in preparing candidates to take a NABCEP Associate Exam.  To learn about other NABCEP Programs, please visit our website at www.nabcep.org.

Only education credits earned from accredited institutions can be used to fulfill certification exam application requirements. The NATC Program offers an alternative pathway to accreditation for NABCEP education purposes. It establishes a standard of quality education and reliable business practices in support of safe, fair and accurate training for the renewable energy workforce. Companies who qualify for accreditation will be able to offer courses that can be used to qualify for NABCEP Associate credentials.

Program Benefits

  • Attract renewable energy professionals to your trainings
  • Be eligible to confer credits for all NABCEP Associate Credentials
  • Access the prestigious NABCEP Associate Provider Logo
  • Listing and link to your website in NABCEP’s online Course Catalog at https://coursecatalog.nabcep.org/
  • Free event listings on the NABCEP Events Calendar
  • Option to host trainings on NABCEP’s LMS Platform
  • and more!

Who can apply?

NABCEP invites educational providers who satisfy specific criteria and standards related to the operations, fiscal management and educational methodology to apply. Upon approval, NABCEP Accredited Training Companies (NATCs) will be eligible to register with NABCEP as an Associate training provider with the same rights and responsibilities as all other NABCEP Associate Registered Training Providers.

NATC Requirements

The criteria and requirements contained in this Policy serve as the means for evaluating an institution’s ability to provide quality education services that furthers the professional development of renewable energy installers, designers, business owners, and sales people as established by NABCEP’s Subject Matter Experts.

What’s required to apply?

  • Training – Demonstrate continuous, on-going, and successful operation of the institution in the delivery of education and/or training programs for at least two consecutive years immediately prior to application.
  • Company Ownership and Policies – Verify that the institution has been under the same ownership and/or control for at least two (2) years immediately prior to application.

For full program details on requirements, policies and procedures to become a NABCEP Accredited Training Company:

To apply to become a NABCEP Accredited Training Company, you are required to self-enroll in the NATC application, complete all steps and requirements, and submit to NABCEP for review. The application will automatically populate to your myNABCEP account.  If you do not have a myNABCEP account, you will be prompted to open one during the self-enrollment.

Accreditation Terms and Renewal

The Accreditation Term is approved in three year cycles.  NATCs are required to renew prior to accreditation expiration date to maintain NATC status.

Renewal

Renewal applications will require a review of student evaluations, the number of trainees completing the program, and the handling of complaints and appeals processed.

Fees

Non-refundable Application Fee:

Accreditation Fee:

Accreditation Renewal Fee:

$200

$750

$750