ASATT Certification Information

Effective January 1, 2009 there will be a fee increase for the candidates to sit the technician and the technologist level exams.

Technician exam:

  • ASATT Member: $250
  • ASATT International Member: $375
  • Non-Member: $325
  • Non-member International: $450

The ASATT Certification Examinations are offered as Computer-Based Tests and will be offered almost year round in over 100 locations throughout the United States. Web-based exams for international candidates are available at select locations for the technician exam. To view the selected locations, click here.

The requirements to sit for the technician certification exam (Cer.A.T.) are:

  1. Two (2) years employment as an Anesthesia Technician or graduate of an ASATT approved 2 year educational program of study.
  2. High school graduate or equivalent (GED) certificate.
  3. Proficiency in English
  4. Basic computer skills

Directions For Registering For The Technician Certification Exam

  1. Download the Certification Handbook for Technicians. (click here to download Handbook)
  2. The handbook details information regarding the exam, its administration, a detailed content outline and instructions for applying for the exam. The last page of the handbook contains the application.
  3. Complete the application in its entirety and send it to the ASATT headquarters along with a copy of your high school diploma, a letter from your supervisor stating that you have worked as an Anesthesia Technician for at least two years, and the appropriate fee. A candidate’s failure to include all of the information in the original application packet will be charged an additional $50 processing fee.
  4. Once your application has been approved you will receive instructions on how to register with the testing company via email. You will then be able to select the location and time that is convenient for you to take your test.

Technologist exam:

  • ASATT Member: $300
  • Non-member: $375

Directions For Registering For The Technologist Certification Exam

  1. Download the Certification Handbook for Technologists. (click here to download handbook). You must be a Certified Anesthesia Technician in good standing in order to take the exam.
  2. The handbook details information regarding the exam, its administration, a detailed content outline and instructions for applying for the exam. The last page of the handbook contains the application.
  3. Complete the application in its entirety and send it to the ASATT headquarters along with the appropriate fee. A candidate’s failure to include all of the information in the original application will be charged an additional $50 processing fee.
  4. Once your application has been approved you will receive instructions on how to register with the testing company via email. You will then be able to select the location and time that is convenient for you to take your test.

The American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians
7044 South 13th Street.
Oak Creek, WI 53154-1429
Phone (414) 908-4942 ext 450 / Fax (414)768-8001
ASATT CustomerCare Center: customercare@asatt.org