KATE for Core Exam
The Core tests a candidate’s general knowledge, construction knowledge, and HVACR specific knowledge in the areas of:
- Basic Construction
- Using Basic Science
- Achieving Desired Conditions
- Taking Temperature and Humidity Measurements
- Basic Electrical
The Core exam once passed does not have to be retaken as long as technicians maintain their certification and do not allow their certification to lapse.
Passing the Core Service exam automatically awards the Core Installation credit.