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NAFA Certification Programs

Being NAFA certified signals to the world your expertise and your commitment to the health of our communities.

NAFA certification programs were created in response to the need for quality assurance, increased education and recognition of professional achievement within air filtration. Potential benefits of certification include:

  • Standing out among your peers and competitors
  • Retaining customers and acquiring new ones
  • Increasing earning potential
  • Offering professional development for your team members

NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS)

The NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS) certification was the first of its kind in the industry. The CAFS credential is the marker of a committed air filtration professional who has demonstrated the wide range of knowledge essential to assess, prescribe and sell in today’s filtration industry.  Learn more about the benefits and requirements of this prestigious designation.

NAFA Certified Technician (NCT), Level I

The NAFA Certified Technician (NCT), Level I certification is earned by technicians who have demonstrated the knowledge essential to install, survey and recommend air filtration solutions for air filtration systems. The certification program increases knowledge and professionalism in the workplace, allows facility managers to educate their staff, and provides NAFA members a new way to strengthen relationships with building managers and owners.

NAFA Certified Technician (NCT), Level II

The NAFA Certified Technician (NCT) Level II certification is an advanced designation signaling proficiency in the knowledge of the correct and safe protocol for proper Bag in, Bag Out (BIBO) procedures in regards to hazardous air filter housings.

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When purchasing products or services from a NAFA certified specialist, you can be assured that your needs will be addressed by a knowledgeable professional.

“Preparing for and taking the CAFS exam has helped jump start my understanding of filtration and many of the different types of products that exist. While we will always be learning as new products are made and the industry evolves, being a part of NAFA ensures that I'll have the ability to remain informed on industry trends and guidelines as well as keeping in touch, and networking with both new and old friends within the filtration industry.”

~NAFA Member