NAEC offers two educational and training programs:  The Certified Elevator Technician (CET™), a four year training program and the CAT Certified Accessibility and Private Residence Technician (CAT™), a two year training program.  
NAEC also offers certification programs to promote quality elevator technicians and accessibility/ private residence lift technicians; the Certified Elevator Technician (CET™) and the Certified Accessibility/Residential Technician (CAT™).