The CHEPP® certification program was developed for individuals working in a healthcare facility and who are responsible for proper installation, operation, maintenance, and testing of an emergency power supply system (EPSS). The CHEPP® certification ensures an individual understands ALL requirements to ensure compliance with:
- NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®
- NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code®
- NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®
- NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) 42 CFR 482.15
- The Joint Commission – Environment of Care (EC) Section
- DNV Healthcare – Physical Environment (PE) Section
The Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional (CHEPP®) program is for individuals seeking to highlight their experience with healthcare emergency and standby power applications.
- Healthcare Requirements: To achieve the CHEPP® designation, individuals must be familiar with all healthcare EPSS requirements. Applicants will complete a hands-on review of their facility EPSS, in addition to the MGI’s maintenance and testing online class.
- Final Exam: The CHEPP exam is an open book, one-hundred (100) question timed exam. Students will have two (2) hours (120 min) to complete the exam and earn their certification. Exams will only be open for 60 days after the program has begun.
- CHEPP Designation: Motor and Generator Institute awards the CHEPP® designation to individuals who complete the CHEPP® program and the 100 question final exam. An individual who earned the Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional (CHEPP®) designation, may use it in professional communications, such as letterheads, office stationery, business cards, directory listings, and in signatures.
To download the complete Candidate Handbook please click here.
$399 (US) per student: Includes ALL video lessons, downloadable exercises, practice tests, and a final examination. Also included is a one-year membership to Motor and Generator Institute. The entire program is self-paced but limited to 60 days. Sessions are scheduled quarterly.