Industry Certification
Modified: September 14, 2018

is a voluntary process through which individuals are assessed by an independent, third-party certifying entity using predetermined standards for knowledge, skills, and competencies, resulting in the award of a credential that is nationally recognized, and must be at least one of the following: • Within an industry that addresses a critical local or statewide economic need; • Linked to an occupation that is included in the workforce system’s targeted occupation list; • Linked to an occupation that is identified as emerging.

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