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NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

(OP)


NEED TO MAKE A CLARIFICATION WHY IT IS THAT NICET ONLY REQUIRED ABET ACCREDITED SCHOOL TO AVAIL OR TO BE QUALIFY FOR SOME OF THEIR CERTIFICATION?

SINCE THIS ORGANIZATION is a non-profit division of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

I GRADUATED A BS ENGINEERING AND EVEN GOT MY PROFESSIONAL LICENSE IN MY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AND YET I AM NOT QUALIFIED TO HAVE A CERTAIN NICET CERTIFICATION (AT/CT).. IS THIS NICET IS EXCLUSIVE ONLY FOR THE AMERICANS? AMERICA IS NOT THE ONLY PLACE ON THIS PLANET THAT HAS AN ENGINEER..

IT SEEMS TO ME THAT A NON ABET ACCREDITED SCHOOL OR A GRADUATE OF NON ABET INSTITUTE ARE NOT EDUCATED ENOUGH? I JUST CANT GET THE REASON BEHIND WHY NON-ABET SCHOOL IS NOT QUALIFY.
CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME A REASON WHY..

THANKS,

RE: NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

I have an ABET accredited BS of Engineering in the US. This has done nothing for me NICET wise as NICET is for engineering technicians. You do not need a degree to be certified.

Are you looking for technician or technologist certification?

RE: NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

(OP)

Good day Sir,

I would like to thank you all for responding to my concern & questions, I really appreciate.

God bless you all.

Attached below are requirement to be qualified:

Technologist Certification Program
Technologist certification requires a Bachelors Degree in an engineering technology program accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC/ABET).

The Associate Engineering Technologist (AT) grade is available upon graduation, while the Certified Engineering Technologist (CT) grade requires at least five years of related work experience after graduation. CT applicants must also submit two endorsements.

Technologist certification requires a four-year degree in an ABET-accredited Engineering Technology program. An engineering degree will NOT be considered as a substitute. Click here to find out if your school's Engineering Technology program is accredited by ABET. (Your degree must have been awarded after your program was accredited.)


The NICET Technologist Application includes the following parts:

Part I: Applicant Information
Part II: Technologist Work History
Part III: Endorsement
AT grade applicants must complete Part I, while CT grade applicants are required to submit all three Parts. All technologist applicants must submit the application review fee and an official college transcript. Within six weeks of receiving all your application materials, NICET will notify you by mail of your certification status.



TravisMack, I actually send them a message asking if I am qualified before I submit my application.
I do have all of those requirements above required by NICET except that my school is not ABET accredited.

I came from Asian Country and currently living here in United state, Since I dont have US Bachelor degree and education, having this kind of certification can help me find stable job
and have a good career path in the future. but with this kind of requirements the NICET have I think its not fair enough for us a foreign graduate.

please see below for their response to my email:

Mr. Gil,

A Credential Evaluation of your degree doesn’t qualify. Your original degree/school has to be ABET accredited.



RE: NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

Just a suggestion but I would get a NICET technician certification instead of technologist certification. The NICET exams are tough and valued because of that.

RE: NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

(OP)
Maybe I go with NewtonFP's suggestion..
again thank you all for the advise..

God bless you all

RE: NICET CERTIFICATION / ABET ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

What field are you wanting to get certified in? If fire protection, look at some of NFPA certifications. They recently started a CWBSD - Certified Water Based Systems Designer. That could be an option.

Travis Mack
MFP Design, LLC
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