ISCET Certification Exams
THE ASSOCIATE-LEVEL CET EXAM
A technician or student in electronics with less than four years of experience may take the associate level exam.
A technician or student in electronics with less than four years of experience may take the associate level exam. The exam is the basic electronics portion of the full credit CET exam and must be passed with a score of 75% or better. This multiple-choice test covers basic electronics, math, DC and AC circuits, transistors and troubleshooting. A successful associate CET will receive a wall certificate valid for four years and is eligible to join ISCET, the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians.
Get more information about the Associate-Level CET exam, including a sample demo test that you can download and take to test your readiness for the actual exam.
THE JOURNEYMAN-LEVEL CET EXAM
A fully certified technician must pass an entire CET exam, which consists of the basic electronics portion, plus one or more of several Journeyman options available in special fields of electronics.
THE JOURNEYMAN-LEVEL MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (MST) EXAM
A fully certified, Journeyman Level certification. No prerequisite exams are necessary.
THE ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS ASSOCIATE (ESA) EXAM
Another path to the Associate Level CET, but a more friendly approach in that it is divided into 4 parts: DC, AC, Semi-conductor & Digital. Each part carries its own certification. Persons passing all 4 parts will receive the Associate CET certification without any additional testing or fees.
THE FCC EXAM
In addition to administering technician certification programs, ISCET also facilitates the Federal Communications Commission licensing of commercial operators. ISCET is one of just a few organizations selected to be a Commercial Operator LIcense Examination Manager (COLEM).
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (CSR)
The Customer Service Representative (CSR) is not a CET examination. It is, however, a stand alone certificate, attesting to the ability and training of an individual in the sometimes difficult area of service to the customers of various manufacturing and service industries. It is a requirement of the Certified Electronics Service Center. This certification and learning material is currently in the BETA stage, which means that while the certifications issued and learning material sold, there will likely be changes in the next several months that will deal with problems experienced and material added, deleted or modified. The learning material is offered in the following forms:
- Online Study — Accessed from the ISCET Website, as Online Learning, allows a 150 day study window 24/7.
- Printed — Over 180 pages crammed full of information for the installer of flat screen and home theaters.