ICE (Industry Competency Exam)
tests measure industry-agreed standards of basic competency for
entry-level (one year or less) technicians. ICE is the only industry
validated test for entry-level technicians. ICE has required participation
by over 360 schools and is an excellent pretest for NATE. To keep
tests current with new technology each question is validated yearly
by a diverse industry group consisting of manufacturers and contractors.
There are three different tests available:
- Residential Air Conditioning and Heating (equipment 5 tons
The Residential Air Conditioning and Heating exam consists of six sections:
- Air Distribution
- Air Conditioning
- Heat Pumps
- Gas Heating
- Oil Heating
NOTE: Passing of the Core section is required for competency in any of the other five sections.
- Light Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating (equipment 6-20
- Commercial Refrigeration
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