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EVT CERTFICATION TRACKS

The EVT Certification Program has four emergency vehicle certification tracks and a Management Track. The emergency vehicle certification tracks are for fire apparatus, ambulance, law enforcement, and Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Vehicle technicians.  Technicians have two options of becoming EVT Certified. 

Option 1: Technicians can become certified in the specific test area(s) by taking only the EVT exams 
Option 2: Technicians can attain the highest EVT Certification by combining EVT and ASE exams to    reach Level I, II and Master EVT Certification.  

Please note that the Law Enforcement Track has only one exam and only one Level.   The Management Track has a Level I and Level II exam and does not require any ASE exams.    The Level Certification Track is explained below.

The EVT Level Certification Program

FIRE APPARATUS TECHNICIAN LEVEL CERTIFICATION TRACK

 

 

The Fire Apparatus Technician Certification track is for those technicians who service and maintain fire department pumpers, squads, aerial devices, tankers, wildland apparatus, etc. This track has three (3) levels of certification. Each level requires specific EVT exams and ASE heavy-duty truck exams. See "EVT LEVEL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS CHART" below.

The Fire Apparatus Track exams cover the design and performance standards, specialized systems and equipment, and accepted practices used in the service and maintenance of fire apparatus. Reference materials and learning objectives outline to prepare for the EVT exams are available here, click on Resouces Logo

FIRE AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN LEVEL CERTIFICATION TRACK

 

 

The Ambulance Technician Certification track program recognizes that some technicians work only on ambulances. The level certification for this track centers on the requirements of the ASE automotive and truck exams. This track has three (3) levels of certification. Each level requires specific EVT exams and ASE automotive and/or truck exams. See “EVT LEVEL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS CHART” below. The exams cover the design and performance standards, the specialized systems and equipment, and the accepted practices used in the service and maintenance of ambulances. Reference publications and learning objectives outline to prepare for the EVT Ambulance Exams are available here, click on Resouces Logo

FIRE ARFF TECHNICIAN LEVEL CERTIFICATION TRACK

 

 

The ARFF (Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting) Technician Certification track program recognizes technicians who work on airport rescue and fire-fighting vehicles. This track has three (3) levels of certification. Each level requires specific EVT exams and ASE heavy-duty truck exams  See “EVT LEVEL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS CHART” below.

The exams cover the design and performance standard and preventive maintenance, chassis and vehicle performance, and the extinguishment systems of ARFF vehicles. Reference publications to prepare for the EVT Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Vehicles exams are available here, click on Resouces Logo

EVT LEVEL CERTFICATION CHART

FIRE APPARATUS TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level I

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T4  Truck, Brakes

  • T5  Truck, Suspension and Steering

EVT EXAMS

 

  • F1  Maintenace, Inspection , and Testing of Fire Apparatus
     

  • F2  Design and Performace Standards of Fire Apparatus

FIRE APPARATUS TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level II

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T2  Truck, Diesel Engines

  • T3  Truck, Drive Train

  • T6  Truck, Electrical Systems  Truck, Drive Train  Truck, Drive Train

EVT EXAMS

 

  • F3  Fire Pumps and Accesories
     

  • F4  Fire Apparatus Electrical Systems

FIRE APPARATUS TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Master Level III

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T1  Truck, Gasoline Engines

  • T7  Truck, Heating&Air Comditioning

EVT EXAMS

 

  • F5  Areial Fire Apparatus
     

  • F6  Allison Automatic Transmissions

AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level I

ASE EXAMS

 

  • A4  Automobile, Suspension and Steering

  • A5  Automobile, Brakes

EVT EXAMS

 

  • E0  Maintenace, Inspection , and Testing of Ambulances
     

  • F1  Design and Performace Standards of Ambulances

AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level II

ASE EXAMS

 

  • A9  Automotive, Diesel Engines

  • T3  Truck, Drive Train

  • T4  Truck, Brakes  Truck, Drive Train  Truck, Drive Train

EVT EXAMS

 

  • E2  Ambulance Electrical Systems
     

  • E3  Ambulance Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventalation

AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Master Level III

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T1  Truck, Gasoline Engines

  • T2  Truck, Diesel Engines

  • T5  Truck, Suspension and Steering

EVT EXAMS

 

  • F5  Ambulance Cab, Chassis, and Power Train

ARFF (Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting) TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level I

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T2  Truck, Diesel Engines

  • T4  Truck, Brakes

  • T6  Truck, Electrical Systems

  • T8  Truck, Preventative Maintenance Inspection

EVT EXAMS

 

  • A1  Design Performace of AEFF Vehicles
     

  • F1  Maintenance Inspection and testing of ARFF Vehicles

ARFF (Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting)  TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Level II

ASE EXAMS

 

  • T3  Truck, Drive Train

  • T5  Truck, Suspension and Steering

  • T7  Truck, Heating and Air Conditioning  Truck, Drive Train  Truck, Drive Train

EVT EXAMS

 

  • A2  Chasis and Vehicle Components of ARFF Vehicles
     

  • F4  Fire Apparatue Electrical Systems

ARFF (Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting) TECHNICIAN LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Master Level III

ASE EXAMS

 

  • L2  Electrical Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist

EVT EXAMS

 

  • A3  Water/Foam and Ancillary Extinguishment Systems