Silicon Slopes; August 24, 2017 – In response to industry partners, Precision Exams has launched eleven new certifications such as Emergency Medical Technician, CAD Architectural Design and Fire Science certificates to help meet workforce talent shortages and validate knowledge gained in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes nationwide. Along with the 11 new certifications, Precision Exams has updated an additional 16 proven exams to reflect the latest needs of industry leading employers.
As part of the company’s ongoing effort to support the growth and development of today’s and tomorrow’s workforce, Precision Exams is continually working to expand certification options that will allow schools to provide comprehensive programs in which students and adults can gain hands-on experience to better position themselves for jobs and career pathways in the rapidly evolving economy.
“These new exams represent some of the fastest growing markets for specific, in–demand skills. We recognize the unique opportunity that today’s students have to demonstrate the knowledge and experience gained in the classroom to pursue a career,” said Edson Barton, CEO of Precision Exams, “These exams reflect our ongoing effort to support the growth and development of the workforce of the future.”
Along with education experts, Precision Exams works with industry partners who have committed to helping build a sustainable workforce. They believe that when industry and government align to develop the workforce, it is ultimately the entire community that benefits. True collaboration between industry, government, and education leaders produce programs designed to place high school students on the fast-track to a fulfilling career and enhanced educational opportunities – lowering unemployment and strengthening the economy.
“Each of the exams reflect the skills and knowledge employers are asking for, and we are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with outstanding industry and education partners,” said Brock Smith, Executive Vice President of Business Development. “The demand for workers is outpacing supply across the country. It is inspiring to see business leaders, communities and local governments come together to support a relevant workforce solution. This model is a scalable and sustainable solution that can be leveraged across other industries and geographies to help address ever changing workforce demands specific to each locale.”
Precision Exams certifications are designed to assess student understanding, helping educators, administrators, and employers certify a student’s preparation along a targeted career pathway. The certifications added for the 2017 school year are maintained within the secure online and proctored Precision Exams test delivery system, and are immediately available for schools and districts to use with an unlimited site license.
The following certifications have been added to Precision Exams library of over 170 certification products:
EXAM REVIEWS Updated for 2017-18
Exercise Science / Sports Medicine
Automotive Service, Introduction
Exploring Business and Marketing
With the addition of these certifications, Precision Exams continues its investment in bridging the gap between the workforce and education providers in their mission of preparing and qualifying students for an increased role in our economy. Along with their testing services, Precision Exams provides educators with insights and strategies for managing CTE programs — now and in the future. The research they provide has revealed that, despite challenges like speed and scale, educators universally agree that preparing students for a career they will love needs to be a priority if we are to maintain a strong economy.
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