Welcome to the National Association of Power Engineers!
The National Association of Power Engineers (N.A.P.E.) was first organized in 1882 and is now the oldest Engineering Association in the United States. For over 133 years N.A.P.E. has been dedicated to providing advancement through educational opportunities to its members and the general public.
Through traditional instructor led courses in our Chapter houses, Self-paced Online Courses, Books, Newsletters, a Quarterly Magazine, Chapter Meetings, and Conventions, N.A.P.E. helps bring new information and technology to Power Engineers across the nation, to ensure safe and responsible engineering practices.
N.A.P.E. has provided education, training and certification to Power Engineers and related fields for over 133 years. Can we help you advance your career?
Education powered to get you going!
Can't fit days long seminars and traditionally scheduled classes into your already busy life?
The training, certifications and supplemental materials provided by the National Association of Power Engineers are entirely self paced. You decide when you study and when you log in based on what time you have available. We provide the material and the online learning environment and you retain all the power to schedule when you use it!
Want to stand out from the crowd?
Professional designation, is a designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task. Earn your NAPE Professional Designation! Showcase to employers, add to your resume, continue your education journey here!
From reducing operating expenses to increasing overall efficiency, our designation programs provide the in-depth knowledge an engineer will need to perform the daily job more effectively, add value to your organization's bottom line, and achieve professional goals. It will make you stand out as a leader making you very valuable.
Are you certified?
Distance learning courses now available to prepare you for Certification!
N.A.P.E.'s goal is to provide persons who work, or want to work in power engineering and it's related fields, with the credentials valued by employers in today’s job market.
N.A.P.E.'s Online Courses and Textbooks are available to help further prepare any individual for N.A.P.E.'s Power Engineers Certifications. We currently offer N.A.P.E.'s Power Engineers Certification for Basic Boiler Operator, Advanced Boiler Operator, and A/C Refrigeration Operator.
Will this Certification lead to Licensing?
There is currently no national standard or licensing requirements for power engineers and many Municipalities have no official licensing requirements. This can complicate matters for Power Engineers, our Members, our non-Member students and Employers
In jurisdictions that do not require State or Municipal licensing, N.A.P.E. Certification and nationally respected training provided through our Chapter houses and Online Courses are a powerful tool to prove your competence and dedication to your field to a prospective employer.
Whether you work in a licensed or unlicensed jurisdiction, training and certification from the National Association of Power Engineers provides you with credentials from a nationally recognized leader in Power Engineering training and education!
Not ready to invest just yet?
Need to discuss this with your employer? N.A.P.E. is more than happy to speak with you, or anyone who may sponsor you, about getting training and certification.