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Accreditation & Student Certifications

Accreditation

The East Valley Institute of Technology is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.

Student Certifications

A+ Certification: Computer Repair students have the opportunity to earn the A+ Certification within one year. The A+ Certification is the foundation of computer and technology training. Created by Comp TIA and administered nationwide by Sylvan, it is the most popular entry-level certification. A+ is needed to acquire a job in the computer repair industry, showing that the holder has substantial knowledge about hardware systems, consisting of configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting, and repairing desktop systems.

CCENT Certification: The CCENT certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions, the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT certified professionals have the knowledge and skill to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. It opens doors to a career in networking. Having the CCENT means the student has what it takes to manage a small, enterprise branch network. A CCENT is the first step toward CCNA certification and will help students stand out from the crowd in entry-level positions.

Culinary Arts and Commercial Baking & Pastry Arts: The EVIT Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Nursing Assistant: Students in the Nursing Assistant Program can earn their Certified Nursing Assistant certification within one year. They participate in advanced in-class instruction, as well as on-site experiences at different medical facilities.

National Automotive Technician Educational Foundation: EVIT is the only NATEF certified high school in the East Valley. The Automotive Technology and Collision Repair programs adhere to the national standards outlined by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence. This is vital in finding a job outside of high school.

Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES): AYES is a program designed for students in Automotive Technology to work closely with local car dealerships and manufacturers in order to gain real-world experience in the industry. The partnership of the high school students and the dealership prepares students for a career in the automotive industry after graduating high school.

Aesthetics License (State of Arizona): With the completion of the one year Aesthetics Program, students may take the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Exam for Aestheticians. Passing the exam will give them a license to practice aesthetics in the state of Arizona.

Cosmetology License (State of Arizona): After the necessary 1600 hours of the Cosmetology Program have been completed, students are allowed to take the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Exam to become licensed within the state.

Licensed Massage Therapist: The Massage Therapy Program prepares students to take the State of Arizona Board of Massage Therapy after one or two years of instruction. This allows students the opportunity to practice massage therapy in the state as a licensed practitioner.

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.