NICET Policies

Established by the Board of Governors, the following policies dictate the Institute's operating procedures. Policies are subject to change.

To read a specific policy, click on its name below. Scroll down the page to read all policies.

combined with Policy 15 – October 2020

1. Complaints Against Applicants and Certificants
2. Handling of Certification Process Irregularities
3. Release of Confidential Applicant/Certificant Information
7. Distribution of NICET Lists
8. Examination Question Security
9. Status of Requirements Completion
10. Effective Date for NICET Documents, Rules, and Fees
11. Certification Criteria Effective Date
12. Fees
13. Certification Eligibility - Citizenship
14. Qualifying Work Experience
15. Exam Application
17. Recommendation Validity
18. Examination by Special Arrangement
19. Accommodations for Examinees with Special Needs
20. Retesting of Failed Exams
22. Release of Examination Results
24. Exam Rescheduling combined with Policy 15 – October 2020
26. Validity of Testing Records
28. Seals and Stamps
29. Processing of Test Scheduling Requests
30. Continuing Professional Development
31. Suspended Certification Status
32. NICET Certification And The Practice Of Engineering
33. Work Experience Credit For Engineering Technology Education
34. NICET Trademark and Copyright Protection
35. Applicant Identification
36. Verification of Job Performance
37. Test Composition and Time Limits
38. E-Commerce Authorization
39. Denial/Suspension/Revocation of Certification and/or Denial of Recertification
40. Waiting period for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Seeking NICET Certification