ANSI/NETA ETT

2015 Edition

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The ANSI/NETA Standard for Certification of Electrical Testing Technicians codifies the experience, education, and training requirements necessary for an individual to obtain a level of competency as an electrical test technician. The ANSI/NETA ETT also:

  • Establishes minimum requirements for qualification and certification of the electrical testing technician (ETT)
  • Details the minimum training and experience requirements for electrical testing technicians and provides criteria for documenting qualifications and certification
  • Details the minimum qualifications for an independent and impartial certifying body to certify electrical testing technicians

The ANSI/NETA Standard for Certification of Electrical Testing Technicians was developed to ensure that those individuals performing electrical tests are competent not only to perform the tests but are also able to evaluate the results and make a competent judgment on the condition of the electrical equipment.

The standard defines four levels of expertise from entry level to Senior Technician in describing a career path for those individuals desiring employment in this field. It establishes knowledge and skill requirements for each level and the testing requirements necessary to attain each certification. The ANSI/NETA Standard for Certification of Electrical Testing Technicians was developed to ensure that those individuals performing electrical tests are competent not only to perform the tests but are also able to evaluate the results and provide an assessment of the condition of the electrical equipment and the system as a whole.

This document is valuable to electrical testing firms and personnel, as well as inspection authorities, architects and engineers, insurance agencies, and anyone wishing to assure that the personnel testing their power equipment is qualified for the task at hand.