Become a Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional

The CHEPP® is for ANY individual responsible for the maintenance, testing, or compliance of an emergency power supply system (EPSS). An MGI certificate shows you are well-versed in current codes and standards, manufacturer requirements, and AHJ expectations.

What should you know about emergency power supply systems?

Much more than ten years ago with more in the years to come.

NFPA 99, Test Personnel. The scheduled tests shall be conducted by competent personnel to keep the machines ready to function and, in addition, serve to detect causes of malfunction and to train personnel in operating procedures.

NFPA 110, 8.4.8 The routine maintenance and operational testing program shall be overseen by a properly instructed individual.

National Fire Protection Association (

  • Are you performing all maintenance activities adequately to ensure the EPS will start & run when needed, and meet all AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) requirements?
  • Do you have the proper EPSS documentation and records for inspections, maintenance, and testing?
  • Did you perform all tests properly? Will AHJ surveyors accept the testing reports?
  • Does your EPSS installation meet NFPA requirements for lighting, cooling, ventilation, and fuel supply?

Regulatory Compliance

The CHEPP® certification provides comprehensive education on the myriad of emergency power supply system (EPSS) requirements dictated by various authoritative bodies. By covering  applicable sections from NFPA 70, NFPA 99, and NFPA 110, the course ensures that participants are well-prepared to meet the stringent compliance standards necessary for healthcare facilities.

Professional Development

Achieving the CHEPP® certification signifies a high level of expertise and commitment to the field of emergency power management within the healthcare industry. This recognition can lead to career advancement, increased job opportunities, and enhanced credibility in professional circles. 

Real-World Application

he CHEPP® program goes beyond theoretical knowledge by emphasizing practical skills essential for the effective management of an emergency power system. The course includes detailed instructions on inspections, testing, and maintenance practices that are critical for ensuring the operational reliability of the EPSS. 

What our students have to say!

“I truly enjoyed the training and got a lot out of it using our emergency power supply system here as a template. Also, it has allowed me to push forward changes at our facility. Thank you” Brian, CHEPP

“Thank you for offering this program! With so many codes to reference… that are constantly changing, along with so many requirements that each AHJ enforces, this was a great way to review all pertinent information in one place and to have as a reference in the future.” Eric, CHEPP

Thank you for the training program. I am proud to earn this designation and look forward to continuing my knowledge, but also help our industry progress and make our facilities safer!” Odell, CHEPP

How does it work?

Comprehensive Curriculum

The CHEPP® course covers all relevant aspects of emergency power supply systems as outlined in the latest editions of NFPA 99 and NFPA 110. This includes detailed discussions on safety protocols, maintenance procedures, and testing requirements essential for healthcare facilities.

Online and Self-Paced Learning

The entire program is delivered online, allowing participants to progress at their own pace within the 60-day course window. This flexibility is ideal for professionals who need to balance ongoing work responsibilities with their educational pursuits.

Interactive Learning Materials

Students have access to over 37 video lessons, downloadable study guides, and practice quizzes that help reinforce learning and ensure a deep understanding of the course material.

Certificate of Completion

Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Motor and Generator Institute, which can be printed directly from the website. This certificate serves as proof of training and can be used to demonstrate compliance and qualification to authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs).

Timed and Open-Book Final Exam

The final exam is a 100-question test, timed at 2 hours, and is open-book to simulate real-world conditions where professionals might refer to standards documentation. Passing the exam grants the CHEPP® certification, showcasing a participant’s expertise.

Limited Class Size

To ensure quality instruction and adequate support, each class is limited to fifty participants. This small class size allows for more interactive and personalized support from the instructor.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the CHEPP® certification?

The CHEPP® (Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional) certification is designed for individuals responsible for the maintenance, testing, and compliance of emergency power supply systems (EPSS) in healthcare facilities. It demonstrates that the holder has a thorough understanding of the relevant codes, standards, and best practices required to manage and operate these critical systems effectively.

Who should enroll in the CHEPP® course?

The course is intended for facility managers, safety officers, engineers, maintenance professionals, and anyone involved in the operation, maintenance, or testing of an EPSS in a healthcare setting. This includes those looking to enhance their credentials and advance their careers in healthcare facility management.

What standards are covered in the CHEPP® course?

The main documents covered in this include the NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, 2024 Edition, and NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, 2022 Edition.

How long do participants have to complete the course?

Participants have 60 days from the start of the course to complete all lessons and the final examination. This period allows for flexible pacing to accommodate professional schedules.

What is the format of the final exam?

The final exam is a timed, open-book test consisting of 100 questions. Participants have two hours to complete the exam, and a minimum score of 70% is required to pass and receive the certification.

How is the course delivered?

The course is entirely online, featuring video lessons, downloadable study guides, and practice quizzes. The online format is designed to be self-paced, allowing learners to engage with the material at their convenience.

Can I use the CHEPP® designation professionally?

Yes, individuals who earn the CHEPP® certification are encouraged to use the CHEPP® designation after their names on resumes, business cards, and professional correspondence to signify their specialized knowledge and certification status.

What if I need support during the course?

Support is available throughout the course duration. Participants can submit questions which will be addressed by the instructor. This ensures that all students receive the help they need to fully understand the course material and succeed.

Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in the CHEPP® course?

There are no formal prerequisites for enrolling in the CHEPP® course. However, having some background in healthcare facility management, emergency power systems, or related fields can be beneficial.

What are the benefits of obtaining the CHEPP® certification?

Obtaining the CHEPP® certification can enhance your professional credibility, improve career opportunities, ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, and equip you with the skills necessary to manage and maintain emergency power systems effectively in healthcare settings.

Next Online Class
June 20, 2024

Registration Fee: $495*

*Group discounts are available. Contact us for a custom quote.