Before You Begin

If you have two years of experience working in healthcare maintenance, you can take the test and be MECH Certified. If you have four or more years of experience, and you achieve the required score on the test, you can be Senior MECH Certified.

The MECH test is a multiple-choice written exam with a two-hour time limit. The test covers the following categories of healthcare maintenance work:

  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • General Maintenance
  • HVAC/R Systems
  • Power Plant/Boiler
  • Safety and Support Services

Preparing to Test

The Test Preparation Workbook is included when you apply for the exam.

Contact the AHA Certification Center to ask about additional guides for preparation, or visit the ASHE resource page to see a list of materials and classes offered.

Taking the Test

The AHA Certification Center does not use on-site proctors, all tests are scheduled at PSI testing centers.

To get certified:

Locate a testing center and see scheduling options:

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