Professional Certifications

Capital Area Career Center State and National Certifications Available to Students

ProgramNational CertificationState Certification

Culinary Arts & Hospitality

ProStart & ServSafe

Auto Technology (Program is ASE Certified by NATEF – the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.) ASE Certification eligible if training requirements are met and with one or two years of work experience depending on the area. State of Michigan Certified Mechanic (we teach six areas):
  • Brakes
  • Suspension & Steering
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating & Air Conditioning
Precision Machining TechnologyNIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Standards)
  • Measurement, Materials & Safety
  • Job Planning, Benchwork & Layout
  • Milling
  • Drill Press
Welding TechnologyAWS (American Welding Society)
  • MIG
  • SMAW
  • FCAW
  • GTAW


Health Occupations State of Michigan Certified Nurse Aide (Applicants must pass both the Knowledge and Clinical Skills tests)
HistotechnologyASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) Histologic Technician


Medical Technology CareersNational Healthcareer Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician




State of Michigan Licensed Cosmetologist (Applicants must pass both the Theory and Practical tests)