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ETA Electronics Certification Competencies

Click on the links below to view PDF overviews of each exam’s test criteria, suggested reading, committee members involved with designing each exam, and ETA-approved schools that currently offer the exam.

Basic Electronics Exams:

Associate Electronics Technician (CETa)
Student Electronics Technician (SET) / View SET Hands-On Practicals
Apprentice (APP)
(Can not be taken in place of the Associate CET)
Electronics Modules (EM1-5)




Journeyman Exams:

Biomedical
Biomedical Electronics Technician (BMD)
Biomedical Imaging Equipment Technician (BIET)

Communications
Communication Site Installer (R56)*
Certified Satellite Installer (CSI)
Distributed Antenna Systems Technician (DAS)
RADAR (RAD)
Telecommunications (TCM)
Wireless Communications (WCM)
USMSS

Information Technology
Network Computer Technician (NCT)
Network Systems Technician (NST)
Computer Service Technician (CST)
Wireless Network Technician (WNT)

SmartHome
Certified Alarm-Security Technician (CAST)
Electronic Security Networking Technician (ESNT)

Other ETA Journeyman Certifications
Avionics (AVN)
Commercial Audio Technician (CAT)
Industrial (IND)
Line & Antenna Sweep (LAS)**
Radio Frequency Identification Technical Specialist (RFID)





Stand-Alone Exams:

Communications
Communication Site Installer (R56)*
Broadband Voice over Internet Protocol (B-VoIP)**
Certified Satellite Installer (CSI)

Distributed Antenna Systems Technician (DAS)
General Communication Technician - Level 1 (GCT1)
Line & Antenna Sweeping (LAS)**
Passive Intermodulation Testing (PIM)**
Personal Communications Service-Cellular (PCS-C)
Telecommunications (TCM)

Information Technology
Network Computer Technician (NCT)
Network Systems Technician (NST)
Computer Service Technician (CST)
Wireless Network Technician (WNT)

Fiber Optics, Data Cabling, Optics and Photonics
Aerospace Fiber Optics Fabricator (FAB)**
  • #ARP5602/3 for the FO Fabricator knowledge comps
  • #ARP5602/4 for the FO Fabricator hands-on comps
Data Cabling Installer (DCI)**
Fiber Optics Installer (FOI)**
Fiber Optics Technician-Outside Plant (FOT-OSP)**
Fiber Optics Technician (FOT)** (The prerequisite for the FOT is the FOI)
Fiber Optics Designer (FOD)**
Photonics Technician Operator (PTO)**
Photonics Technician Specialist (PTS)**
Technician in Precision Optics (TPO)**
Specialist in Precision Optics (SPO)**(The prerequisite for the SPO is the TPO)

Renewable Energy
View Renewable Energy School Version:
Commercial Wind Maintainer (CWM) - Coming Soon
Photovoltaic Installer (PVI)
Small Wind Installer (SWI)

View Renewable Energy On-the-Job Training Version:
Commercial Wind Maintainer (CWM) Level 1
- Coming Soon
Photovoltaic Installer (PVI) Level 1
Renewable Energy Integrator (REI) - Coming Soon
Small Wind Installer (SWI) Level 1

SmartHome
Certified Alarm-Security Technician (CAST)
Electronic Security Networking Technician (ESNT)
Residential Electronics Systems Integrator (RESI)
Master (RESIma)***

Other ETA Stand-Alone Certifications
Certified Customer Service Specialist (CSS) (Lifetime certification)
Certified Service Manager (CSM) (Lifetime certification)
Electric Vehicle Technician (EVT)
Gaming & Vending Technician (GVT)
Radio Frequency Identification Technical Specialist (RFID)


* R56 certification expires after 4 years and must be retaken. This examination is to be attempted by Motorola technologists, engineers, contractors and vendors who have completed a Motorola-approved Communications Site Installer (R56) training course.

** Indicates special course; fee and hands-on exam from an ETA-approved school required

*** To qualify for the ETA MASTER RESI, Residential Electronics Systems Integrator, a technician must hold the RESI basic certification (or have passed the RESI examinations) and pass each of the 5 endorsements.