Being NWSA certified will set you apart as you have been through an industry-built and industry-recognized process to verify your knowledge and skill as a telecommunications professional. This program is unlike anything in the industry as it maintains the highest levels of integrity and fairness throughout the process. Getting certified will give you and telecommunications community the confidence to know that you are qualified to do the work and help you progress in your own career path.
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Where do you start? Download the candidate handbook for detailed information about the programs, the timelines related to taking exams, outline of the exam content, and how to maintain your certification.
Steps to becoming NWSA certified
Review the eligibility requirements in the Candidate Handbook(s) to make sure you qualify.Candidate Handbook
Determine your exam preparation pathway; self-study, employer provided training, third-party training, tech/vocational school, etc.Contact a Training Provider
Find Practical Test Site
Find a practical Test Site location or Practical ExaminerFind A Test Site
Once your written and practical exams are complete; NWSA will mail your NWSA certification card.