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Approved Standards Recognition Entities

Approved Standards Recognition Entities

Browse the list or filter by industry to find the organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as Standards Recognition Entities.

  • Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is an international trade association representing over 800 equipment distributors, manufacturers and industry-service firms nationwide, and the AED Foundation addresses professional education and workforce development in the industry.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Other Services (except Public Administration)

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  • The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is a non-governmental organization that provides accreditation services and training to public- and private-sector organizations, serving the global marketplace. ANAB is the largest accreditation body in North America and provides services in more than 75 countries.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting | Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction | Utilities | Manufacturing | Wholesale Trade | Retail Trade | Transportation and Warehousing | Information | Finance and Insurance | Real Estate and Rental and Leasing | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services | Management of Companies and Enterprises | Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services | Educational Services | Health Care and Social Assistance | Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation | Accommodation and Food Services | Other Services (except Public Administration) | Public Administration

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  • The Alabama Office of Apprenticeship's mission is to expand the use of registered apprenticeships and Alabama industry-recognized apprenticeship programs for providing high-quality career training which will enable workers and employers to prosper in pursuit of the continued economic development of the state.

    Area(s) Served:

    Alabama

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing

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  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center Practice Transition Accreditation Program recognizes transition to practice programs for nurses to successfully transition registered nurses (RNs) or advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Health Care and Social Assistance

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  • Part of the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development, Apprenticeship Missouri works with employers, providers and partners to build a diverse and skilled workforce in Missouri through apprenticeship and work-based learning opportunities.

    Area(s) Served:

    Missouri

    Industry(s) Served:

    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting | Utilities | Manufacturing | Retail Trade | Transportation and Warehousing | Information | Finance and Insurance | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services | Management of Companies and Enterprises | Educational Services | Health Care and Social Assistance | Other Services (except Public Administration)

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  • Part of the North Carolina Community College System, ApprenticeshipNC ensures North Carolina has an innovative, relevant, effective, and efficient workforce development system that develops adaptable, work ready, skilled talent to meet the current and future needs of workers and businesses to achieve and sustain economic prosperity.

    Area(s) Served:

    North Carolina

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing | Information | Health Care and Social Assistance | Accommodation and Food Services

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  • The Colorado Community College System is comprised of 13 unique colleges with 40 locations across the state with the mission to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation.

    Area(s) Served:

    Colorado

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing | Information | Real Estate and Rental and Leasing |Health Care and Social Assistance

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  • The Energy Sector Security Consortium Inc. is a nonprofit corporation formed to support energy sector organizations with the security of their critical technology infrastructures.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Utilities

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  • FANUC-ROCKWELL SRE is a coalition of FANUC, Rockwell Automation, APT Manufacturing Solutions and NOCTI/Nocti Business Solutions, which has worked together over the past decade developing training, certifications and an education and training delivery network.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting | Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction | Manufacturing | Transportation and Warehousing | Information | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services | Educational Services

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  • FASTPORT is a veteran employment software company with the sole mission to help all members of our nation's military community find great career opportunities with great employers.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Transportation and Warehousing

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  • Working in partnership with businesses, educators, families, and economic and workforce development agencies, Franklin Apprenticeships is the first U.S.-based firm dedicated solely to delivering on the promise for expansion of apprenticeship programs across the country.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting | Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction | Utilities | Manufacturing | Wholesale Trade | Retail Trade | Transportation and Warehousing | Information | Finance and Insurance | Real Estate and Rental and Leasing | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services | Management of Companies and Enterprises | Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services | Educational Services | Health Care and Social Assistance | Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation | Accommodation and Food Services | Other Services (except Public Administration) | Public Administration

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  • Through leadership and service to the state education system, the Iowa Department of Education works to ensure all students are ready for college and career training and receive the postsecondary support they need to succeed. The Department provides oversight to the state education system that includes public elementary and secondary schools, nonpublic schools that receive state accreditation, area education agencies, community colleges, and teacher preparation programs.

    Area(s) Served:

    Iowa

    Industry(s) Served:

    Information

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  • Ivy Tech is Indiana's community college and serves the people of the state through accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning, empowering students to achieve their career and transfer aspirations.

    Area(s) Served:

    Indiana

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing

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  • The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is a nationally-recognized validator of performance through practical experiences that reflect the manufacturing industry.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing

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  • Peregrine is a small business within the cybersecurity industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, supporting many federal and commercial customers.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Information

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  • The Smart Automation Certification Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop and deploy modular Industry 4.0 certifications for a wide range of industries.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing | Information | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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  • Texas Workforce Commission is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

    Area(s) Served:

    Texas

    Industry(s) Served:

    Manufacturing | Transportation and Warehousing | Information | Health Care and Social Assistance

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  • Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) Workforce Consulting is an independent arm of the WTIA, a co-op of 1,100 tech companies large and small, and will provide consulting and technical assistance to state agencies, employers, community organizations, Chambers of Commerce, Tech Councils and more, toward the expansion, adoption and recognition of IRAPs.

    Area(s) Served:

    National

    Industry(s) Served:

    Information | Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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BECOME A STANDARDS RECOGNITION ENTITY

Create an account and submit your application to the U.S. Department of Labor for recognition. Submissions are due November 30, 2020.

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