Certifications and licenses

The Career & Technical Education departments strives to offer students skill development which meets industry standards and leads to an industry certification when possible.

Earning a certification or license while in high school has many benefits. It gives students a sense of accomplishment, a highly valued professional credential, and helps make them more employable.

Available certifications and licenses by school

Agriculture, Food & Natural Sciences

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Floral Design Certification Naaman Forest High School

Architecture & Construction

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Electrical Apprentice North Garland High School

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

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Final Cut Pro Level I Lakeview Centennial High School

Human Services

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Cosmetology, Operator License (TX Dept. of Licensing and Regulation) South Garland High School

Information Technology

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Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) North Garland High School
Computer Maintenance - A+ Certification, Apple Hardware Technician (ACMT) North Garland High School
Computer Maintenance-Apple - A+ Certification, Apple Hardware Technician (ACMT) North Garland High School

Manufacturing

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American Welding Society SENSE Certification South Garland High School

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

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Automotive Collision Repair - I-CAR South Garland High School
Automotive Technology - ASE South Garland High School