Universal Refrigeration Certification EPA 608

This certification is required to buy, transport, or work with most refrigerants. This certification does not expire. We offer an 8 hour preparation course which is followed by the exam.

Download the EPA Seminar / Exam Application

2021 EPA 608 Exam Dates

(Due to Covid-19 pandemic, only available online through zoom in 2020). The EPA Rule 608 Technician Certification is offered every other month on the 2nd Saturday of that month. Enclosed is a Certification application for your convenience. Complete only the top portion of the application, without leaving any blank spaces. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

(Due to Covid-19 pandemic, seminar is only available online through zoom in 2020). Applicants can take the Seminar one day and the Exam at a later date or both on the same day. The program is administered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with an optional hour for lunch. Five (5) hours are allocated to the Seminar and two (2) hours to the Exam.
For individuals that wish to take the EXAM only, we ask that you arrive at 1:00 p.m.

Application Fee

There is a $0 total fee for all Local 501 Members and a $240.00 total fee for all non-members.

Local 501 Member Non-Member
Seminar * $0 $165.00
Exam $0 $75.00
Total $0 $240.00

*Seminar Cost includes an EPA Rule 608 Student Manual

Certification Card Fee

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, Results letters will be emailed.  Certification Cards are mailed after passing score of exam.
If you would like to be scheduled for the exam or the seminar or both, email your request to jatc-lainfo@local501.org  There will be no fee if you are a member in good standing.

Send Applications Only if you have not taken the exam/seminar. If you have taken the exam/seminar previously – do not send an application. EPA requires that we keep applications with the original signatures.

Exam Dates

February 27, 2021

April 10, 2021

June 12, 2021

August 14, 2021

October 23, 2021

December 11, 2021