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NESA Accredited Training

NESA has accredited training in several states. Visit their web sites for information on courses, schedules and locations.

Program Accreditation

The NESA Training Committee will award accreditation to state associations that are members of the alliance who apply for the accreditation and agree to run their programs according to the standards adopted by NESA.

Accreditation Standard


  • Agree to establish procedures to recognize completion of equivalent courses toward issuing certifications where appropriate and permitted by licensing requirements.
  • Agree to maintain privacy and confidentiality of student records.


  • Courses should be geared to job requirements.
  • Courses should be reviewed by subject matter experts.
  • Courses should be reviewed by the NESA committee to ensure that they are:
  • Up to date with current technology and standards.
    • Presented in professional manner.
    • Technically correct.
    • Relevant to job requirements.
  • Courses should be resubmitted to NESA whenever a change in the content is made.


  • Will demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter through testing or credentials.
  • Will demonstrate ability to teach under direct observations, credentials or certification.
  • Will demonstrate knowledge of the course to be taught through completion of the course, testing or acknowledgment of review of the material.


NESA Instructor Information (Instructors Only)