Tier 1 - Online Certification Assessment
Any student enrolled in an Agricultural Mechanics, Agriscience, Floriculture, or Ornamental Horticulture pathway is eligible to take the Tier 1 online certification assessment.
Please note the following:
Due to minor variances in curriculum and course sequencing within each local high school program, instructors are encouraged to review the assessment blueprints for each pathway to better determine which courses their students will need to complete at the local level in order to become proficient with all of the standards addressed in the individual assessments.
Tier 2 - Advanced Online Certification Assessment and Performance-based Assessment
In order to be eligible for the Tier 2 performance based assessment, students should be enrolled in an advanced level pathway course and must have previously passed the Tier 1 certification assessment for the same pathway.
Online Certification Assessment
This certification recognizes student proficiency in introductory technical content and knowledge.
The assessment leading to this certification measures foundational knowledge required to work in industry, particularly identification skills and real-world applications. Students holding this certification have achieved proficiency based on standards set forth by the California Central Region Agricultural Education Career Pathways Consortium.
This certification recognizes student proficiency in advanced technical content and performance tasks.
The assessment leading to this certification measures advanced knowledge and performance abilities required to work in industry, through successful task completion. Students holding this certification have achieved proficiency based on standards set forth by the California Central Region Agricultural Education Career Pathways Consortium.