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ETA® International is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) trade association that serves as the leader in accredited, industry-recognized certifications for technical professionals. ETA certifications are used by many different organizations around the world, including the Certified Service Center program. With an ETA certification, you can work in areas such as fiber optics, RF communications, electronics, biomedical, renewable energy, smart home, photonics and precision optics, information technology, and more! ETA-certified professionals can be found at companies such as Disney, Raytheon, Google, Verizon, Motorola Solutions, Target, as well as throughout all branches of the US Military.

By attaining an ETA technical certification, you can be assured that your credential is:

Find ETA certifications on the US Department of Labor-sponsored CareerOneStop website!

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Association News

Top Certification Administrators (CAs) Announced!

Top 10 CAs (Non-Fiber Optics)

  1. Howard Carter, Jr, CETa
  2. Charles P. Conrad, CETa, BST
  3. James Hamrick, CETa
  4. JoAnn Smith
  5. Matthew P. Thompson, CETa
  6. Matthew C. Russell
  7. Allen Teel
  8. Wendy K. Sweazea
  9. Donald H. Grisham
  10. Margarita T. Posada

Top 10 Fiber Optics CAs

  1. Cameron L. Karch, FOT-OSP, FOI
  2. Phil J. Shoemaker, FOT-OSP
  3. Todd H. Russell, FOI
  4. Jeffrey M. Jones, FOI
  5. Cyril H. Bryan, CETsr
  6. Jeffrey A. Noble
  7. David J. Cameron, FOI
  8. Joseph D. Moore, FOT, FOI
  9. John C. Dron, FOT-OSP, FOI
  10. Paul E. Neveux, FOI

ETA® International Celebrates 45 Years

Happy New Year! 2023 rings in the 45th anniversary of ETA® International. ETA appreciates the tremendous efforts made by staff, members, and volunteers of the trade association to improve career pathways for electronics-related vocations.


ETA® International Introduces 2023-24 Board of Directors

Industry-recognized professionals join a historic group of individuals who have mastered their craft and proudly practiced it while helping others along the way. Nominated by their peers and elected by ETA® International members, these dedicated individuals volunteer to represent ETA and play a vital role in shaping future initiatives for the Association.


ETA® International Partners with IWCE for Another Education Forum

Join ETA at the 2023 Education Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada during March 27-30, 2023. ETA’s Education Forum will be located at the Las Vegas Convention Center – North Hall along side the IWCE Expo.

The ETA Education Forum event offers individuals the opportunity to network, collaborate and train. Event participants are given an opportunity to discuss training demands, recent developments in emerging technologies and industry trends. Those attending the available training sessions will have the opportunity to become certified as part of the class. Certification is important in this competitive job market, and remains a vital part of electronics-related industries.


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