Certified Technician Program

The Florida Automobile Dealers Association Certified Technician industry certification program was developed as a result of the need within the automotive industry for a trusted, reliable credential that could be used when hiring employees.  This industry-driven assessment reflects the skills and competencies necessary for success in the automotive career field in today’s dealerships.

Whether you’re an employer who’s looking for competent and educated employees, or an individual looking to validate your knowledge and experience, the FADA Certified Technician industry certification can help you achieve that.

The Certified Technician Program distinguishes those individuals who demonstrate mastery of automotive service technology core competencies, skills and knowledge as an entry-level technician.

The goal of the FADA Certified Technician certification is to:

1. Enhance career opportunities through the achievement of an industry-recognized certification administered by an independent third-party provider

2. Elevate the level of performance of entry-level automotive service technicians to assist individuals to assist in finding higher wage jobs

3. Ensure employers have a certified workforce to help increase a company’s productivity and competitiveness

This test is open to the public. If you would like to learn more about the test specifications, exam competencies, and sample questions take a look at the FADA Certified Technician exam overview.


Virtual Exam Available

FADA offers a virtually proctored Certified Technician Exam that enables participants to test from home.  Upon successful completion of the test, FADA credentials will be awarded.

If you are interested in testing, whether you are affiliated with a school or have access to a test site administrator, please contact Tim Withee (404) 994-6535 or (404) 502-1535 for more information.

Review testing materials HERE.