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Industry Recognized Credentials

The following Industry Recognized Credentials (IRC) are available to students in CTE programs in New Hampshire. For information about which IRCs are offered by a particular CTE center, please contact the center directly.

Automotive Technology

Engineering Technology

Industry Recognized Credentials available to NH Career and Technical Education Students

  • NH 2019 IRC's Acrobat Reader
  • IRCs, Ordered by Program Title Industry Recognized Credentials available to NH CTE Students, Ordered by Program Title, Acrobat Reader
  • Industry Recognized Credential (IRC) Recommendation Form
    Recommendations for review and approval of additional industry recognized credentials (IRC) can be made by thoroughly completing and returning the form below (provided in both Word and PDF formats).

All submissions for review of additional IRCs must be submitted to the Bureau by March 30th of the school year PRIOR TO WHICH they are to be considered for implementation.

Return the form and any supporting documentation to Courtney Ritchings via email at, or by mail to:

NH Department of Education
Attn: Courtney Ritchings
Career Development Bureau
21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301

Precision Exams

  • For information about Precision Exams, please visit our Precision Exams page.

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