Seniors enrolled in A.W. Beattie programs may earn industry certifications and college credits by taking the NOCTI exam.
NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) delivers a battery of assessments or Standardized tests for students studying career and technical programs in the United States. It is the largest provider of industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation. Whether using assessments to meet Perkins accountability requirements, to guide data-driven instructional improvement, or to assist with teacher evaluation systems, NOCTI provides a credible solution through its validated and reliable technical skill assessment.
Below are links to each program's articulation agreements with regional post-secondary institutions for college credits. You can learn more about each class on our program pages.
- Advertising Design
- Automotive Collision Technology
- Automotive Technology
- Building Construction
- Culinary Arts
- Dental Careers
- Early Childhood Education
- Emergency Response Technology
- Health and Nursing Sciences
- Introduction to Pharmacy
- Network Engineering and Cyber Security
- Pastry Arts
- Robotics Engineering Technology
- Sports Medicine - Rehab Therapy
- Surgical Sciences - Operating Room Technology
- Veterinary Sciences
Students Occupationally and Academically Ready
The Pennsylvania Department of Education supports career and technical education students aligning their high school courses to a college program in order to complete a degree, diploma or certificate. SOAR programs articulate skills and tasks gained at the high school level to course credit earned in a postsecondary degree, diploma or certificate program.
SOAR programs can help students:
- Prepare for entering the job market with college and career ready skills
- Choose the best career pathway
- Save money on college tuition
- Save time by not duplicating coursework in college