Career Programs & Certifications


    All Career & Technical Education courses can be considered Career Pathway Coursework and help students develop technical and 21st century skills in one of the seven Career Pathways recognized in the State of Illinois.  Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Arts and Communication; Finance and Business Services; Health Science and Technology; Human and Public Services; Information Technology; and Manufacturing, Engineering, and Trades.  Some CTE courses provide an opportunity to earn either Industry-Recognized Certification or Dual Credit with Oakton College.

    Industry-Recognized Certifications by Course

    Industry-Recognized Certification

    ETHS Course

    Pharmacy Technician

    Practicum: Health Sciences (Pharmacy Tech option)

    Gateways to Opportunity Level 1 Early Care and Education (ECE)

    Advanced Child Development

    Serv Safe Food Handler 

    2 Culinary (A or B)

    Serv Safe Food Manager

    3 Culinary (A or B)

    OSHA 10 hour Safety

    Geometry in Construction

    Automotive Service Excellence Student Certification (Brakes)

    2 Automotive Technology

    Various IT Certifications

    Info Tech Internship


    Dual Credit with Oakton College

    Project Lead the Way Course

    *Oakton College Course


    Introduction to Engineering Design


    Industrial Design Engineering

    4 credits


    Principles of Engineering


    Industrial Design Engineering Techniques

    4 credits


    Civil Engineering and Architecture


    CAD Introduction to Building Systems - Revit

    4 credits


    Computer Integrated Manufacturing


    Intro to Manufacturing Automation Systems

    3 credits

    *View the Oakton Early College Catalog for a full list of dual credit courses Oakton College offers at ETHS.