Industry-Based Certifications


Industry-Based Certifications position CTE students a step ahead of other applicants for employment in industry. Students earning an Industry-Based Certification possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a specific career. Earning these credentials shows that students are experienced in real-world industry skills which makes them more competitive in the job market. Each unique CTE Program of Study offers opportunities for students to earn industry-based certifications. Some certifications have age and/or specific industry requirements. See the CTE teacher at your campus for detailed pathway information.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Floral Design Certification, Level One
Floral Design Certification, Level Two
OSHA-10 hr. Certification (Agriculture)
OSHA-10 hr. Certification (General)
Start Safe Stay Safe Workplace Training Certificate
Veterinary Assistant, Certified

Architecture & Construction
Construction Technologist Certification
CPR with AED and First Aid Certification
Introductory Craft Skills: Core Assessment
OSHA-10 hr. Certification (Construction)

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications
Adobe Certified Associate—Animate
Adobe Certified Associate—Illustrator
Adobe Certified Associate—InDesign
Adobe Certified Associate—Photoshop
Adobe Certified Associate—Premiere Professional

Business, Marketing, and Finance
Microsoft Office Expert Certification-Excel
Microsoft Office Expert Certification-Word
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification-Excel
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification-PowerPoint
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification-Word

Education & Training
CPR with AED and First Aid Certification
Para-Educator Certificate (Austin ISD)

Health Science
Certified Billing & Coding Specialist
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Cert.
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
Certified Nurse Aide-Texas
Community Emergency Response Team
CPR for Healthcare Provider Certification
CPR with AED and First Aid Certification
OSHA-10 hr. Certification (Healthcare)
Pharmacy Technician, Certified

Hospitality & Tourism
CPR w/AED & First Aid
Food Allergens Essentials
ServSafe Manager Certification
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Certification
Texas Food Handlers Certification

Human Services
Cosmetology Operator License, Texas
CPR w/AED & First Aid
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Texas Food Handlers Certification

Information Technology
CompTIA A+ Certification
CompTIA Network+ Certification
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Certification

Law & Public Service
Community Emergency Response Team
Correctional Services Professional (TXPSTA)
Criminal Justice Practitioner (TCIC)
CPR Healthcare Provider
CPR with AED and First Aid Certification
Emergency Medical Dispatch
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Certification
Municipal Jailer Certification
Objective Jail Classification Certification
Security Level 2 Certification
Stop the Bleed Training Certificate
Structure Fire Protection Certification-Basic

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
AutoCAD Certified User
Autodesk Inventor Certified User
Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Professional

Transportation and Distribution
Certified Automotive Information Specialist
Introduction to Automobile Service Certificate
Mitchell Manager SE Training Certificate
Online Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Cert.
Safety and Pollution Prevention Certificate