How to pass the EPA 608 certification exam test

By | March 20, 2014

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If you are worried about how to take the EPA 608 exam and passing it, don’t. Passing the EPA 608 exam is not hard especially if you can memorize things easily. Not to say it is a cake walk but many people stress about it more then they need to.
To take the test first you will need to find a test location. Calling around to local HVAC supply stores or the community colleges will point you in the right direction for a local test locations.
Depending on the testing location and study material bought it will cost between 40 and 120 dollars. Each test location is different, they apply to be able to give the test, then are sent the exams which are mailed back to the EPA company that certified them as EPA 608 exam test locations.
Can the EPA exam be taken online?
This gets asked a lot for a full answer read this post.
Studying for the test
The questions that will be on the test are also in the practice questions for the test. The key is to memorize the questions from the company that you will be taking the test with. The question come from a pool of around 350 questions that randomly are given out 25 questions at a time for each test.
There are two main companies that give the test, Esco, and Mainstream Engineering. Call your local HVAC distributor and find out which company they use such as Mainstream Engineering then study their book and questions.
Here is a book that has some practice questions.
Step by Step passing the EPA 608 certification exam

Here are some free online practice questions and videos with some practice questions. EPA 608 exam practice questions and answer videos
There is a pool of questions so while only 25 per a test… Core, Type I, Type II, Type III for a total of 100 questions there is a pool of 350 questions they can pull from.
So if you want to pass the test simply memorize all the questions for the specific testing company and you will pass with flying colors.
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9 thoughts on “How to pass the EPA 608 certification exam test

  1. Ernest Marleau

    I’m trying to get Type 2 and Type 3…
    I already have type 1…

  2. Dan Sullivan

    I’m trying to get Type 2 and Type 3 i already passed the type 1 and have that license.


    Can some tell me what is the process of how to obtain EPA Universal certification please? I really don’t know where to start. Thank you.


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