Why Get an MECP Certification?

An MECP certification prepares you to master today’s complex vehicle electrical systems and provides knowledge to solve complex problems on the job.


Most major employers prefer, if not require, an MECP certification, but there are many benefits to making this professional investment.




  • Increases your earning potential
  • Elevates your professionalism
  • Provides peace of mind to consumers
  • Keeps you up-to-date with automotive technology
  • Helps you understand industry-preferred installation practices
  • Gives you a prominent status with premium vendors
  • Allows you to stand out among other applicants when seeking employment


“Our clients deserve the best service possible from the best trained technicians. MECP certifications are an important credential that allows us to give our clients the reassurance that their vehicles are being well taken care of.” —Brian Miller, Owner, Tint World

“The MECP Master Certification has been one of the most important contributors to my career advancement. In our industry, certification through MECP is the best way to differentiate yourself.” —Chris Pearson, MECP Master Certified, Directed


“Being MECP-certified builds value in my company and makes our store stand out among the rest in our area. Becoming certified not only shows commitment to your employer, but also shows that you take pride in the industry in which you work.” —Tiffany Robinson, MECP Basic Certified, 660 Audio


“The experience and insight I have gained from being part of the Vehicle Technology Division (VTD) Board at CTA has elevated my business acumen and provided a voice to the independent specialist retailer segment I represent. Board members with whom I serve are well respected industry leaders, and I am privileged to consider them as colleagues as we address critical industry initiatives through VTD Board work together." —Derek Pace, MECP Master Certified, CTA’s Vehicle Technology Division Board member


“MECP has been an integral part of my career from the very start. The basic certification gave me the underlying knowledge I needed to build a solid foundation for future advancement in my job. Going through the advanced material, I received a wealth of real-world, applicable, relevant information which supported me in taking my job and my business to the next level. I have to believe that MECP and the strategic advantage that it brings to the table has played a large roll in my success.” —Jeff Cantrell, MECP Master Certified, 660 Audio