The NC3 Certification Model
NC3 feels that all students should have access to state-of-the-art, hands-on education and industry credentialing with no cost or barriers. NC3 and our industry partners provide these certifications as part of our non-profit services.
There are five easy steps to start to engage with the NC3 Network below.
How to Implement NC3 Certifications
Bring NC3 certifications to your school! Below are five easy steps to start implementing certifications.
NC3 certifications are industry-driven and developed through a rigorous process assessing international skill standards endorsed by leading global companies. Each certification includes a hands-on performance evaluation and a proctored online competency-based exam. Certifications are awarded to candidates who successfully pass the hands-on performance evaluation and knowledge exam. These exams are delivered online through NC3's Testing Portal, NC3Certs.com, the institution's campus administrator, an authorized proctor, provides access to certification exams for eligible students to earn the industry-recognized credentials.
Questions? Contact Erika Staackmann.
Choose an NC3 Certification for Your Program
Click here to view all of the NC3 Certification Flyers for detailed information on each certification.
Attend an NC3 Train-the-Trainer Event
Register your instructor for the certification professional development that suits your program. This training takes place at one of NC3's Center of Excellence schools. Instructors will participate in an Master Instructor-led hands-on training. Following the training event, all instructors must pass the NC3 certification exam in order to certify future students.
Click here to view the upcoming Train-the-Trainer event dates.
Contact Your Local Industry Representative
Don't know your industry rep? Visit the NC3Certs.com Help Page for more information.
Fill Out a New Certification Request Form
Did the instructor attend a Train-the-Trainer event?
Did the instructor pass the certification exam?
Has the instiution aquired the appropriate equipment for the certification?
Fill out the New Certification Request Form to begin the process to gain access to the NC3 Testing Portal and certification exams. The NC3 Onboarding Specialist will follow-up with you directly after submitting the form.