Sonoma County Office of Education

Industry Certifications

Industry Certifications

CTE Culinary StudentStudents in CTE courses can prepare for and earn industry certifications. These certifications are recognized by employers as verification of specific standards in industry-required skills. Examples of industry certifications currently in place in Sonoma County CTE programs include:

Adobe Final Cut Professional
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
California Food Handlers
Cisco Networking
CompTIA A+ Computer Repair
JumpStart: Personal Financial Literacy
National Center for Construction Education
National Endowment for Financial Literacy
National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
OSHA Safety


  • Chuck Wade, Director, College and Career Readiness
    (707) 524-8404,


Questions may be directed to:

  • Chuck Wade, Director, College and Career Readiness
    (707) 524-8404,
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