Industry Credentials

CTE Industry Credential Opportunities

AISD students enrolled in a coherent sequence of CTE courses may have the opportunity to earn an Endorsement, as well as, an industry recoginized certifications in the advanced or capstone courses.

Please note:

Not all certifications are available at every campus and students may earn only part of the required experiences.  Certifications may have an age requirement.

For more information on certifications, talk with your CTE teacher or counselors on your campus.  The counselor will direct you to the appropriate CTE teacher for certification information.

  Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

  • Certified Veterinary Assistant
  • Private Pesticide Applicator (Tx. Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Floral Design Certification (Tx. Floral Association)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 hour

Architecture & Construction/Manufacturing 

  • AutoCAD Certified Associate
  • AAFCS Pre-Professional Certification in Interior Design Fundamentals
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Associate
  • NCCER CORE and 14 specific construction trades
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 hour and/or 30 hour

Arts, Audio Video Technology & Communications

  • Adobe Dreamweaver Certification (ACE) or (ACA)
  • Adobe Flash Certification (ACE) or (ACA)
  • Adobe Photoshop Certification  (ACE) or (ACA)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Autodesk 3D Max Design Certified Associate
  • Autodesk/Maya Certified Associate
  • Avid Certified User Media Composer

Business Management & Administration

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • A*S*K Fundamental Business Concepts
  • Office Proficiency Assessment Certification 10.0 (OPAC)

Education & Training

  • AAFCS - Pre-Professional Certification in Education Fundamentals
  • CPR with Automatic External Defibrillator Certification/First Aid
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 hour

Finance

  • A*S*K Fundamental Business Concepts
  • Office Proficiency Assessment Certification 10.0 (OPAC)

Government & Public   Administration

  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 hour

Health Science

  • CPR Instructor
  • CPR with Automatic External Defibrillator Certification
  • CPR with Automatic External Defibrillator Certification/First Aid
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Nurse Aide, Registered (Tx. Dept. of Aging and Disability Services)
  • Occupational Health and Safety   Administration (OSHA)-10 hour
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician, Certified (CPT)

Hospitality & Tourism

  • Austin Hotel and Lodging Association Hospitality Certification
  • AAFCS (American Assoc. of Family & Consumer Sciences) –
  • Pre Professional Certification in Culinary Arts
  • National Restaurant Association (NRA) –
  • ProStart® National Certificate of Achievement
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 10 hour
  • Servsafe Certification 
  • Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Certification (TABC)
  • Texas Food Handlers Certification

Human Services

  • AAFCS Pre-Professional Certification in Interior Design Fundamentals
  • Cosmetology Operator License (Tx. Dept.of Licensing and Regulation)
  • CPR with Automatic External Defibrillator Certification

Information Technology

  • A+ Certification
  • Certified   Internet Webmaster (CIW) Associate
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
  • Network+ Certification
  • Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA)

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

  • Emergency Medical Technician B
  • National Academies of Emergency Dispatch- ETC Certification 
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection Firefighter Certification 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)10 hour

Marketing

  • A*S*K Fundamental Marketing Concepts
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)-10 hour
  • Office Proficiency Assessment and Certification (OPAC)

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

  • Autodesk 3D Max Design Certified Associate 
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Associate
  • Certified Solidworks Associate

Transportation and Distribution

  • ASE (multiple)
  • (National Institute for Automotive Excellence)
  • I-CAR (multiple)
  • Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)10 hour