Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education

Elevate classroom learning with National Geographic Learning Career and Technical Education solutions!

What is CTE? Career Technical Education (CTE) prepares students for high-skill, high-demand, industry-standard careers by offering them academic rigor, real-world experience, and development of skills and technical knowledge.

Our digital and textbook resources fully support 21st Century Skills Development and College and Career Readiness. Our solutions, driven by innovative technology and authoritative content, engage and empower your learners to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.

Our programs help students and teachers succeed with:

  • College & Career Readiness
  • 21st Century Skill Development
  • Industry Certification
  • Career Cluster Pathways

As you explore ways to build student success, contact your National Geographic Learning Consultant today, and let us help with the journey!

Precision Exams

Industry-Aligned CTE Exams, used and loved by thousands. Today, classrooms and budgets are bursting at the seams. Educators have to be more creative than ever to meet the needs of tomorrow’s leaders. At Precision Exams, we can help! We provide high-quality, industry-aligned Career and Technical Education exams that help your students validate the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom. Also, educators receive powerful reporting tools they can use to evaluate their students’ understanding.


Explore the 16 focus areas below to learn more about the individual exams offered.

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21st Century Skills

The world has changed. Preparing students for college and careers has changed as well! Ensuring students are prepared with the personal traits, knowledge and skills to seamlessly integrate into post-secondary education and industry is more important than ever.

Exams:

21st Century Success Skills (300)
General Financial Literacy (4501)
Preparing for College & Careers (IN501)
Teen Living (305)

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Agriculture, food and natural resources encompass a wide range of skills and knowledge necessary to feed and sustain future generations. Precision Exams has over two dozen assessments that will help your students validate and articulate what they’ve learned.

Agricultural Education Pathways:

ANIMAL SYSTEMS
Animal Science I
Animal Science II
Veterinary Assistant I
FOOD PRODUCTION & PROCESSING SYSTEMS
Agricultural Science I
Agricultural Science II
Animal Science I
NATURAL RESOURCE SYSTEMS
Aquaculture, Intro
Natural Resource Science I
Natural Resource Science II
NATURAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Agricultural Systems Technology I
Agricultural Systems Technology II
Agricultural Science I
PLANT SYSTEMS
Floriculture
Floriculture & Greenhouse Management
Plant & Soil Science I

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Arts, A/V Technology & Communication

Arts, A/V technology,and communication skills have never been more in demand. Help your students prepare to pursue a fascinating range of top-earning positions in media, arts, marketing and public relations.

Communication Pathways:

COMMUNICATION – TELEVISION BROADCASTING TECHNICIAN
Television Broadcasting I
Television Broadcasting II
Video Production I
TELEVISION BROADCASTING TECHNICIAN
Television Broadcasting I
Television Broadcasting II
Video Production I
VISUAL ARTS – COMMERCIAL ART
Digital Photography, Basic
Film Photography, Basic
Commercial Photography, Advanced
VISUAL ARTS – COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Commercial & Advertising Art
Design & Visual Communications
Industrial Design

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Business Management & Administration

Business management and administration encompass a wide variety of skills and knowledge required to navigate the business world. Whether your students are exploring their entrepreneurial side, learning marketing skills, or focusing on leadership, Precision Exams has an exam for them.

Business and Marketing Pathway:

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
Accounting I
Accounting II
Advanced Accounting
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Business Communication I
Computer Technology
Digital Business Applications
ENTREPRENEURSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Business Law
Business Management
Entrepreneurship
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
Marketing I
Travel &Hospitality
Accounting I
MARKETING
Digital Marketing
Marketing I
Marketing II

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Education & Training

Education and training is all about helping your current students prepare to teach the students of the future. Precision Exams has assessments to validate the skills and knowledge of your students in areas of child development and early childhood education.

Family & Consumer Sciences Pathways:

CONSUMER ECONOMICS SERVICES
Accounting I
Adults Roles & Financial Literacy
Customer Services
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Child Development
Early Childhood Education I
Food & Nutrition I
FOOD SERVICES & CULINARY ARTS
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Food Service/Culinary Arts
FAMILY & HUMAN SERVICES
Child Development
Food & Nutrition I
Adult Roles & Financial Literacy
FOOD SCIENCE, DIETETICS & NUTRITION
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Child Development
INTERIOR DESIGN
Interior Design I
Interior Design II
Apparel Design & Production

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Finance

Finance is about a lot more than bean counting! You are preparing your students to understand accounting processes, economics, and even their own finances. These are the skills and knowledge they’ll need in their own lives as well as in banking or financial jobs. Precision Exams has assessments for basic and advanced levels.

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Government & Public Administration

Government and public administration employees are responsible for shaping and protecting the future of our cities, states and country. Our up-to-date exams can help your students assess their leadership, management and economic knowledge.

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Health Science

Health science is one of the fastest-growing segments of our economy. Ensuring your students are preparing for health care jobs is more important than ever. From dental assisting to sports medicine, we have an exam to fit your needs!

NCHSE:

Health Science Education Pathways:

BIOTECH RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT- BIOTECHNOLOGY
Biotechnology
Health Science, Introduction
Medical Terminology
DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES–CLINICAL LABORATORY     & MEDICAL FORENSICS
Medical Forensics
Health Science, Introduction
Medical Terminology
HEALTH INFORMATICS–MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
Medical Office Administrative Assistant
Health Science, Introduction
Medical Terminology
THERAPEUTIC SERVICES–THERAPEUTIC REHABILITATION/EXERCISE
Exercise Science/Sports Medicine
Medical Anatomy & Physiology
Health Science, Introduction

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Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality and tourism encompass areas of customer service, marketing, food and nutrition, as well as an understanding of 21st century skills. Help your students get a well-rounded understanding of what they need to excel in the market today.

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Human Services

Because there are dozens of possible professions within the fields of health and human services, it is very important for workers to have a basic idea of where they want to take their career. Luckily, Precision Exams enables you to flexibly and affordable allow your students to test out their interests before committing.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing skills and knowledge are in high demand! We have exams to evaluate, validate and certify what your students understand in the areas of welding, machining and industrial design.

Skilled & Technical Sciences Pathways:

ELECTRONICS
Electronics I
Electronics II
Electronics III
MECHANICAL DESIGN (CAD/DRAFTING)
CAD Mechanical Design I
CAD Mechanical Design II
Cad Mechanical Design III
MECHANICS & REPAIRS – AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Introduction to Automotive
Basic Automotive Collision Repair
Small Vehicle Technician
PRECISION PRODUCTION – CABINETMAKING/MILLWORK
Furniture Design & Manufacturing
Woodworking
Cabinet Making
PRECISION PRODUCTION – CARPENTRY
Carpentry I
Construction Trades Foundations
Woodworking
PRECISION PRODUCTION – GRAPHICS/PRINTING
Intermediate Graphic Communications
Introduction Graphic Communications
Screen Printing Technology
PRECISION PRODUCTION – MACHINE TOOL
Machining I
Machining II
Introduction to Automotive
PRECISION PRODUCTION – WELDING
Welding Technician – Entry Level
Welding Technician – Intermediate Level
Welding Technician – Advanced Level
PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Medical Forensics
Law Enforcement

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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Law, public safety, corrections and security have many exciting career opportunities. Help your students to quantify and qualify their knowledge of proper procedures, laws, and ethics.

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

STEM is increasingly recognized as being vital to our economic growth. We have two dozen exams that will allow your students to benchmark their accomplishments as they work toward a career.

Technology & Engineering Pathway:

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
CAD Architectural Design I
CAD Architectural Design II
CAD Architectural Design III
ENGINEERING
CAD Mechanical Design I
CAD Mechanical Design II
Engineering Principles I
PROGRAMMING/SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Computer Programing IA
Computer Programing IB Python
Gaming Fundamentals
WEB DEVELOPMENT & ADMINISTRATION
Web Development A
Web Development B
Business Web Page Design
ROBOTICS
Robotics I
Robotics II
Manufacturing Principles I

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Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Transportation, distribution and logistics cover an important sector in our economy. Coordinating and moving people, products, and supplies will continue to present new opportunities for careers. Prepare your students with end-of-course assessments that will validate their skills and knowledge.

Exams:

Precision Video

Demo Video

Business Education
Century 21 Accounting General Journal
Digital Media: Concepts & Applications,
Principles of Business
Personal Financial Literacy
Business Management
Entrepreneurship: Ideas in Action
Computing

Illustrated Microsoft<sup>®</sup> Office 365 & Office 2016:  Introductory (Hard Cover)
Web Design with HTML & CSS3 : Comprehensive,
Shelly Cashman Series®  Discovering Computers & Microsoft<sup>®</sup> Office 365
Java™ Programming
Adobe® Dreamweaver® Creative Cloud Revealed
A+ Guide to IT Technical Support, (Hardware and Software)
Health Science

DHO - Health Science Updated
Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach
Medical Terminology for Health Professions
Medical Assisting Administrative and Clinical Competencies
Body Structures and Functions
Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction
Agriscience

Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications
Wildlife and Natural Resource Managemen
Agricultural Mechanics: Fundamentals and  Applications
Introductory Horticulture
Modern Livestock and Poultry Production
Introduction to Veterinary Science
Technical Trades & Skills

Basic Robotics
Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach
Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry
Precision Machining Technology
Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity
Gardner's Art Through the Ages