Policy 32: NICET Certification and the Practice of Engineering

The NICET certification programs are intended to award certification to individuals who have demonstrated appropriate and adequate engineering technician or technologist work experience. The NICET certification programs are not designed or intended to award certification to any individual to perform engineering services as defined under any state law or regulation as the "practice of engineering." NICET is opposed to any effort by any individual or group to misrepresent the NICET certification program as a program designed or intended to demonstrate qualifications to practice engineering as defined under state law or regulations.