NICET accepts an obligation to its certificate holders, their employers, authorities having jurisdiction, and the public at large to protect the integrity and value of the NICET Certification Mark by controlling its usage. NICET maintains a registry of its certificants and enforces the rules governing the uses of its name and mark(s). If the following guidelines do not address your specific situation, or if you need camera-ready graphics, please call NICET at 888-IS-NICET.
The NICET Certified Mark is reserved for use by NICET certified individuals with an active status only. Any display of the NICET Certified Mark must also include the following information about the corresponding NICET-certified person:
Level and/or Grade
Examples of acceptable use of the NICET Certified Mark
All NICET certificate holders may use the generic designation CET ("Certified Engineering Technician" or "Certified Engineering Technologist") after their name. NICET Certificate holders may also use the appropriate technician certification grade (TT, AET, ET, or SET), the appropriate technician certification level (I, II, III, or IV), or the appropriate technologist certification grade AT (Associate Engineering Technologist) or CT (Certified Engineering Technologist) after their name when they possess only one NICET certification or when all of their NICET certifications are at the exact same level.
Certified technicians have the option of using Level or Grade or both.
Level I, TT (Technician Trainee)
Level II, AET (Associate Engineering Technician)
Level III, ET (Engineering Technician)
Level IV, SET (Senior Engineering Technician)
The NICET Support Statement may be used by anyone who recognizes the importance of NICET certification and is committed to developing and maintaining a qualified workforce.
Employers of NICET certified individuals, specifiers, government agencies, and others may use the NICET Support Statement to promote NICET certification and market their company's or organization's dedication to quality and technical competency. The Support Statement may be reproduced on web sites, company letterhead, promotional materials, and other printed matter as appropriate.
The NICET Support Statement includes the NICET round logo and the statement "We support and encourage NICET certification". The size, format and location of the statement may be changed to meet specific design needs, but it must always be linked to the NICET round logo as a single element.
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