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FADA Certified Technician - Assessment

Individuals demonstrate their understanding of the core competencies, skills and knowledge through an assessment based on industry-defined standards. Specifically, the industry standards measured include:

  • Workplace and shop safety – 20%
  • General automotive maintenance and technology – 20%
  • Steering/Suspension systems – 10%
  • Electrical/Electronic systems – 30%
  • Automotive braking systems – 20%

Delivered online, the assessment contains 130 multiple choice questions. Test takers are allowed 120 minutes (two hours) to complete the assessment. A passing score of 50% or above is required for certification. FADA provides immediate assessment scores as soon as the individual completes an assessment. Individuals who successfully pass the assessment will be sent an official certification from FADA to the test takers home address. 

Cost – $79.95
Test Delivery – Online browser based
Test Length – 130 multiple choice questions
Test Time Limit – 2 hours
Passing Score – 50% or higher
Retakes (up to two per school year) – Each retake can be started two weeks after the previous test; the cost is $39.95.