Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 4.00:
Vocational Technical Education

Section:

  • 4.01: Purpose
  • 4.02: Definitions
  • 4.03: Program Approval Criteria
  • 4.04: Program Approval Procedures and Policies
  • 4.05: Program Outcomes
  • 4.06: Unpaid Off-Campus Construction and Maintenance Projects
  • 4.07: Types of Vocational Technical Teacher Licenses, Requirements for Licensure and Licenses Issued
  • 4.08: Types of Vocational Technical Administrator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.09: Types of Vocational Technical Cooperative Education Coordinator Licenses and Requirements for Licensure
  • 4.10: Professional Standards
  • 4.11: Preliminary Vocational Technical Teacher License Renewal
  • 4.12: Professional Vocational Technical Educator License Renewal and Professional Development
  • 4.13: General Provisions Regarding Educator Licensure
  • 4.14: Certificate of Occupational Proficiency
  • 4.15: Endorements
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Most recently amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: June 26, 2018


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.


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