Use the resources on this page to promote yourself as a certification earner. An industry certification is a valuable addition to your resume.
Some of these resources can be printed and used as portfolio assets. Others are simply great for you to study as you prepare to market your new credential. If you share any of these resources on social media channels, remember to tag your certification’s certifying agency and use the hashtag #HireCertified.
Download and print information sheets for each certification offered in your program. These handouts introduce each certification and outlines which industry standards are assessed and validated by the certification exam.
Learn about different times and locations in which you can mention your industry certification with this handy infographic.
Spread the word to prospective employers by sharing on social media or printing and distributing this free infographic, which highlights the benefits of hiring certified applicants.
Download, print and distribute this flyer on adding an industry certification to a résumé.
Download, print and distribute this flyer on adding an industry certification to LinkedIn.
iCEV is committed to providing lifelong learners the tools necessary to achieve academic and professional goals. In an ever-changing marketplace, it is essential to communicate skills and credentials effectively. We have partnered with Credly to offer a modernized version of credentials through digital badging.
Industry certifications are a portable, easily accessible option for those who are looking to upskill or reskill. Whether a student is preparing to enter the workforce or a current professional is strengthening their résumé, industry certifications will play a vital role in revitalizing the American workforce.
The use of industry certifications as an upskilling tool has been growing in popularity in recent years. Industry certifications allow the earner to verify their knowledge and skills. Research has shown industry certifications can help individuals secure employment more quickly and earn higher wages than non-certified workers.
Tell us how industry certifications have made a difference in your CTE program by completing the form below.
Share these graphics on your social media channels using the hashtag #HireCertified to show local businesses what other employers across the nation say about the value of certification earners.
To save and use these graphics from your desktop computer, click on the image you would like to share, then right-click to save.
Veterinary Medical Application students are preparing to take @Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications certification by learning how to give subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous injections! #CareerTechEd #iCEVCertified #HireCertified @iCEVonline pic.twitter.com/x4Uosyf5Jk— Buna FFA (@FfaBuna) April 29, 2019
Certifications are game changers for employers! They provide competent, well-trained, professional individuals with specific skill sets for their workforce. #HireCertified #CTEWorks #jobplacement https://t.co/gSoMmqL4yw— KJ Snead (@JeffCTE1) June 8, 2019
10 students from the Intro to Vet Science class got their Elanco Veterinary Medical Application Certification! These students are well prepared to go out into the work force or on to secondary education! #TRHSFFA #WeAreTR18 #ExcellenceEveryday #iCEVCertified pic.twitter.com/PXMclZ5vvN— Elizabeth Canupp (@ElizGCanupp) January 14, 2019