SYRACUSE, N.Y - Carrier Corporation has announced its new North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Core Exam Online Prep Course, designed to offer HVACR technicians a convenient and affordable way to prepare for the certification exam, says the company.

Developed around topics found on the actual NATE Core Exam, Carrier's online prep course can be used by both first-time certifying technicians and NATE-certified technicians who want to recertify. The Web-based program covers four main areas: electricity, motors, HVAC, and customer relations. The emphasis is on electricity and motors. Exam candidates can study content, browse reviews, and take practice final exams.

Cost of the program is $29 for two weeks of access.

For more information, call 800-644-5544, e-mail, or visit

Publication date: 01/19/2004