The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) was established in 1961 and is a non-profit division of the National Society of Professional Engineers. NICET is developing a nationwide Line Design Certification program for the rural electric cooperative, municipal and investor owned utility distribution industries that will available in 2015. NICET uses certification standards developed by the Certification Industry to develop and score the required four examinations. In addition, NICET requires continuing education for line design technicians to maintain their certification. Line design technicians successfully passing the NICET examinations will have proven skills in designing electric distribution power lines.
- NICET (national)