Certificates

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) in Kirkland, WA awards Certificates of Proficiency and Completion for completion of a program of specialized technical training.

Certificate of Completion

A Certificate of Completion (CoC) is issued by Enrollment Services to students who satisfactorily complete the competencies and requirements for programs of less than one academic year, less than 45 credit hours in length, which does not necessarily include related instruction.

To submit an application for Certificate of Completion, a student must have completed all technical credits in residence at LWTech. A minimum passing numeric grade (2.0 or higher) in each course that receives a numeric grade, and a cumulative average of 2.0 in all courses is required for a Certificate of Completion.

Certificate of Proficiency

A Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) is issued to students completing a program of specialized occupational training of 45 credits or longer. The number of credits varies with each program.

At least fifteen (15) credits of academic core, including: instruction in written expression (5 cr.); quantitative reasoning (5 cr.); and social science (5 cr.) are required along with the technical requirements listed in the catalog. To submit an application for a Certificate of Proficiency, a student must have completed a minimum of 30% of the technical credits at LWTech. A minimum passing numeric grade (2.0 or higher) in each course that receives a numeric grade, and a cumulative average of 2.0 in all courses, is required for the Certificate of Proficiency.

Certificates of Completion & Proficiency Offered at LWTech 

Accounting

Accounting Assistant (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Accounting Assistant, Certificate of Completion

Accounting Paraprofessional, Certificate of Proficiency

Entrepreneurship, Certificate of Completion

Practical Accounting, Certificate of Proficiency

Architectural Technology

Architectural Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Revit, Certificate of Completion

Auto Body Technician

Auto Body Technician - Estimating/Shop Management, Certificate of Completion

Auto Body Technician - Non-Structural Repair, Certificate of Completion

Auto Body Technician - Refinishing, Certificate of Completion

Auto Body Technician - Restoration, Certificate of Completion

Auto Body Technician - Structural Repair, Certificate of Completion

Auto Repair Technician

Auto Repair Technician, Certificate of Proficiency

General Service Technician (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

General Service Technician, Certificate of Completion

Baking Arts

Baking Skills, Certificate of Completion

Behavioral and Social Services

Behavioral and Social Services, Certificate of Proficiency

Business Technology

Administrative Assistant, Certificate of Completion

Business Technology (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Business Technology Web Maintenance (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Business Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Human Resources, Certificate of Proficiency

Microsoft Office Applications, Certificate of Completion

Project Management Support, Certificate of Proficiency

Web Maintenance, Certificate of Completion

Civil Design and Engineering Technology

Civil 3D, Certificate of Completion

Civil Design Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Computer Security & Network Technology

IT Support Technician, Certificate of Proficiency

Network Support Technician, Certificate of Proficiency

Computing and Software Development

C++/C# Programmer, Certificate of Completion

Software Development, Certificate of Proficiency

Web Applications Development, Certificate of Proficiency

Web Development, Certificate of Completion

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Culinary Arts, Certificate of Proficiency

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant, Certificate of Proficiency

Design

Digital Publishing, Certificate of Completion

Digital Publishing, Certificate of Proficiency

User-Centered Design, Certificate of Completion

User-Centered Design, Certificate of Proficiency

Web and Mobile Design Specialty, Certificate of Completion

Web and Mobile Design, Certificate of Proficiency

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician, Certificate of Proficiency

Early Childhood Education

State Early Childhood Education Certificate, Certificate of Proficiency

State Early Childhood Education Initial Certificate, Certificate of Completion

State Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Short Certificates of Specialization

State Early Childhood Education, Short Certificate of Specialization - Administration, Certificate of Completion

State Early Childhood Education, Short Certificate of Specialization - Family Child Care, Certificate of Completion

State Early Childhood Education, Short Certificate of Specialization - General, Certificate of Completion

State Early Childhood Education, Short Certificate of Specialization - Infants and Toddlers, Certificate of Completion

State Early Childhood Education, Short Certificate of Specialization - School Age Care, Certificate of Completion

Electronics Technology

Digital Electronics, Certificate of Completion

Electronic Automation, Certificate of Completion

Electronics Technician, Certificate of Proficiency

Electronics, Manufacturing Specialist, Certificate of Completion

PCB Design Technician, Certificate of Completion

Photonics Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Environmental Horticulture

Environmental Horticulture - Midpoint, Certificate of Completion

Environmental Horticulture, Certificate of Proficiency

Growing, Certificate of Completion

Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer

Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer, Certificate of Proficiency

Health Sciences

Healthcare Front Office, Certificate of Completion

Healthcare Sterilization Technician, Certificate of Completion 

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management, Certificate of Completion 

Machining Technology

Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Introduction to Manual and CNC Machining, Certificate of Completion

Machining Technology CNC Programming, Certificate of Completion

Machining Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Mechanical Design Technology

AutoCAD, Certificate of Completion

CATIA, Certificate of Completion

Mechanical Design Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Product Design, Certificate of Completion

SolidWorks, Certificate of Completion

Tool Design Graphics, Certificate of Completion

Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting, Certificate of Proficiency

Medical Assisting Office Administration, Certificate of Completion

Medical Billing and Coding Professional

Medical Billing and Coding Professional, Certificate of Proficiency

 

Nursing

Nursing Assistant (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Nursing Assistant, Certificate of Completion

Public Health

Community Health, Certificate of Completion

Epidemiology, Certificate of Completion

Sewing

Sewing, Certificate of Completion

Welding Technology

Aerospace/Manufacturing Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Certificate of Proficiency

Welding Introduction (I-BEST), Certificate of Completion

Welding Introduction, Certificate of Proficiency

Welding Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

 

The AAS degree must contain a minimum of 20 credits of academic core courses, including instruction in written communication (5 cr.); quantitative reasoning (5 cr.); social science (5 cr.); and humanities (5 cr.). To submit an application for an AAS degree, a minimum of the last 30% of the technical credits must be earned in residence. A minimum passing numeric grade (2.0 or higher) in each course that receives a numeric grade, and a cumulative average of 2.0 in all courses, is required for the AAS degree.