Accreditation & Student Certifications



The East Valley Institute of Technology is accredited by AdvancED.

EVIT Adult Education is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Student Certifications

The career-training programs at EVIT prepare students to test for the following certifications:

EVIT Program Certifications
3D Animation • Autodesk Certified User (Maya)
Aesthetics • Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Aesthetics License
Automotive • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications:
  • Automatic Transmission & Transaxle
  • Brakes
  • Electronic/Electrical Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Maintenance & Light Repair
  • Manual Drive Train & Axle
  • Suspension & Steering
Aviation • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • FAA Ground School
  • FAA Private Pilot
  • FAA UAS Remote Pilot
Banking & Financial Services • None available at this time
Barbering • Arizona Board of Barbers Barbering License
Behavior, Mental and Social Health Sciences • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Mental Health First Aid
• Mental Health Technician
Cisco Networking Academy & Cyber Security • Cisco Certified Network Architect (CCNA)
• Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security +
• Cyber Security Certification 
Coding & Mobile App Design • Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) JavaScript Specialist
• Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification
Collision Repair • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications
• National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (NATEF) Certifications
• Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) Credit Hours
Commercial Baking & Pastry Arts • American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACF) Certification
• ServSafe Manager
Construction Technologies • National Center for Construction Education & Reserch (NCCER) Construction Technology
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• First Aid
• Hilti Fire Stop
• Hilti Powder Actuated Tools
• Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10 (required by all contractors for employment)
• Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Fall Protection
Cosmetology • Arizona Board of Cosmetology Hairstylist License
Criminal Justice • Arizona Unarmed Guard Card
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Department of Justice
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System
• First Aid
• Homeland Security Certification
• National Institute of Justice
Culinary Arts • American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACF) Certification: Certified Fundamentals Cook
• ServSafe Management
Dental Assistant • National Dental X-Ray Certification
(Dental Assisting National Board Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) Exam)
Diesel Technologies • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications:
  • Brakes
  • Diesel Engines
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Steering & Suspension
Digital Device Diagnostic & Repair • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+(Plus) Certification
Early Childhood Education • Child Development Associate (CDA) National Certification
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) • Certified Emergency Medical Technician
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100
Fashion Design & Merchandising • None available at this time
Fire Science Academy (Fire Fighting) • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF)
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• National Wildland Fire Fighter Certification
Future Engineers • Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (REC) Pre-Engineers Certification
Graphic/Web Design • Adobe Certified Associate Certification
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Technician Certification
• National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) HVAC Level 1 & 2
Home Health Aide
• None available at this time
Hospitality Management
• ServSafe Manager
Interior Design & Merchandising • None available at this time
Machining Technology (PMT) • National Institute of Metalworking Systems (NIMS)
  • NIMS CNC Lathe
  • NIMS CNC Mill
  • NIMS Lathe
  • NIMS Mill
Massage Therapy • Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy License
Medical Assistant • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Nursing Assistant • Arizona State Board of Nursing Nursing Assistant Certification
• Caregiver
Occupational Therapy Aide
• None available at this time
Pharmacy Technician • Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician Certification
Physical Therapy Technician • Chiropractor Assistant
George Brazil School of Plumbing & Home Services • None available at this time
Radio/Audio Production • The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certification
Veterinary Assistant • National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA)
Video Production • Adobe Certified Associate Certification
Welding • American Welding Society (AWS) Certification


 Learn more about: 
• How to enroll in an EVIT program
• Career-training programs at EVIT
• How to connect with EVIT on social media
• Join us for a campus tour
• Frequently Asked Questions

For announcements and updates about EVIT programs, text EVIT to 89800.

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.

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