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CRTC Career Readiness Credentials

Students Can Earn Industry-Recognized Certifications, College Credits and More

Today’s job market demands a better educated workforce than ever before, and jobs in this new economy require more complex knowledge and skills than jobs of the past. So today’s high school students need to find a competitive edge if they’re going to successfully compete for career and college placement after graduation.

CRTC Career Pathway programs provide that competitive edge by weaving college and career readiness activities into the curriculum, and by connecting most students to opportunities to earn industry-recognized certifications, professional licensure and/or college credits.

Read through the below list of available career readiness credentials, and think about how those achievements might look on your college or job application.

Automotive Technology

  • 8 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certificates
  • Snap-On Solus Pro Scan Tool Certificate
  • 504 Electric Motor Certificate
  • S/P2 Mechanical Safety and Pollution Control Certificates
  • 3 College Credits in this pathway


  • Up to 9 College Credits in this pathway
  • Excel Certification
  • Quickbooks Certified User (QBCU)

Computer Engineering

  • At least 12 College Credits in this pathway
  • Prep for AP Computer Science Principles Exam


Construction Trades

  • National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) credentials in Electrical, Plumbing, Masonry, Construction and Welding
  • S/P2 Welding Certificate
  • OSHA 10-Hour Card



  • Up to 360 training hours toward postsecondary Cosmetology education
  • Paul Mitchell Certificates in Color Application, Long Hair Styling and Product Knowledge
  • S/P2 Certificates in Cosmetology, 21st Century Skills, Human Resources and Safety and Environment
  • Guccio Gel Veneer Nail Certificate


Criminal Justice

  • Healthcare Provider CPR & AED Certification
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) Certificate
  • 7 College Credits in this pathway


Culinary & Pastry Arts

  • ServSafe Sanitation Certificate
  • ProStart National Restaurant Education Foundation (NREF) Certificate
  • 10 College Credits in this pathway

Education & Behavioral Science

  • NHTI Articulation Agreement
  • Google Educator Certification
  • 16 College Credits in this pathway


Emergency Services

  • First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations Certificate
  • Wildland Certification
  • EMT Certification
  • Firefighter I Certification
  • 3 College Credits in this pathway


Graphic Design & Creative Media

  • Adobe Associate Certifications in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro
  • 12 College Credits in this pathway


Health Science

  • Healthcare Provider CPR & AED Certificate
  • Medical Terminology Certificate
  • EMT Certification
  • LNA License
  • 8 College Credits in this pathway


Theater & Film

  • UNH Articulation Agreement (Production & Design)
  • OSHA 10-Hour Card
  • Adobe Associate Premiere Certification
  • 3 College Credits in this pathway
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