|What is Section 609 (MVAC) Certification?
Since 1993, all technicians
performing automotive a/c service for consideration must certify to the
U.S. EPA that they understand how to properly handle and recover
According to the EPA, no person
repairing or servicing motor vehicles for consideration may perform any
service on a motor vehicle air conditioner involving the refrigerant
for such air conditioner without properly using approved refrigerant
recycling equipment and no such person may perform such service unless
such person has been properly trained and certified. See: http://www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/609/index.html
As a technician, there are many ways which you can certify.
Listed below, you will find some of the popular online sources for Section 609 certification.
Mainstream Engineering - www.epatest.com
Study their manual on-line, or download it and read it at your
convenience. When you are ready, take the exam for only $19.95. Your
exam is graded and your results are displayed immediately. A temporary
certification card can be printed out, and a permanent one is mailed to
Mobile Air Conditioning Society - http://www.macsw.org/
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) � http://www.ase.com
can download the Section 609 study manual in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF)
format, then order the test and take it online, or order the test
online to be sent to you in the mail. The test and study manual are
also available in Spanish. The cost is $15.00.
a mere $15.00 you can study and take the ASE section 609 certification
Your quiz will be automatically graded and you will see your test
results online. If you pass the test, you can print out your results as
No visitor comments posted. Be the first to Post a comment
No related articles were found.
No attachments were found.