National Leader in CTE Credentialing Solutions & Resources

Standardized and customized credentialing services

National Leader in CTE

NOCTI is the leading provider of industry credentials and resources for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation. With over 50 years of experience, NOCTI is a pioneer in creating customized and standardized credentialing solutions and is a valuable partner in the CTE community’s efforts to improve America’s workforce. Our products and services have expanded beyond cutting-edge credentials to include classroom materials for credential preparation, tools for data usage, delivery of national certification exams, customized reporting, and professional development.

National Leader in CTE
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Reliable & Accredited Process

NOCTI has earned full accreditation from the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC). This ensures a neutral third party has properly evaluated our organization alongside international standards. ICAC accreditation signifies NOCTI’s CTE credentials follow the best international industry practices and standards outlined in ISO 17024.

Measuring What Matters

Measuring What Matters

NOCTI credentials are developed by teams of subject matter experts to meet industry standards and requirements and result in credentials measuring skills and competencies critical for student success outside the classroom.

Building Confidence & Credibility

Building Confidence & Credibility

Equip CTE students with the skills and knowledge for success. NOCTI credentials measure the skills needed by the future workforce. Students gain confidence in their skills and educators can validate learning and enhance the credibility of their programs.

Serving the CTE Community

Our original mission was to provide occupational teacher assessments. Since then, our products and services have evolved to meet the needs of the CTE community and the increasing demand for skilled workers. Whether through customized credentialing assessments, certification program management, online test delivery, or professional development, NOCTI is a valuable partner to all CTE organizations.

Serving the CTE Community

Program Management

NOCTI is an expert for providing guidance and assistance in managing credentialing programs. From administering online credentials to providing psychometric services, our years of technical experience support a variety of educational programs and models.

Improving Education Through Data

NOCTI’s specific competency scores and pre/post-test data give educators the means for recognizing student achievement, promoting continuous program improvement, and meeting any legislative requirements related to data.

Credential Categories

Job Ready

Job Ready

Pathway

Pathway

Employability Skills

Employability Skills

Foundational Concepts

Foundational Concepts

Micro-Credentials

Micro-Credentials

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Partner Network

Partner Network

Who Uses NOCTI?

NOCTI provides skills-based, industry credentials in every state at the middle school, secondary, postsecondary, and teacher levels. We have customized programs on state-wide levels and have partnered with many professional organizations to provide the most comprehensive credentialing services available. As a partner to the CTE community, NOCTI is governed by a Consortium of States, of which all states and territories are a member.