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603 CMR 4.00:
Vocational Technical Education

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4.14 Certificate of Occupational Proficiency

(1) Criteria for Candidacy for the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency
In order to qualify as a candidate for the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in a specific vocational technical education program, a student must possess a portfolio containing at a minimum a competency profile demonstrating the acquisition of the knowledge and skills associated with at least two years of full-time study in the program, as well as a career plan, safety credential and a resume.

(2) Criteria for Receiving the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency
In order to receive the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency, a student must qualify as a candidate for the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency, have acquired a state competency determination for high school graduation, and be in good standing to graduate from the high school in which he/she is enrolled. The student must receive a passing score, as determined by the Commissioner, on the written test and the performance test for the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency.



Last Updated: March 11, 2015
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