Promising Credentials
Browse through credentials that lead to in-demand careers

Identifying the right credentials to offer students matters now more than ever. Our state must make sure we are preparing students for jobs that are forecasted to increase in demand, pay a family sustaining wage, and have a promising career ladder. Through intensive labor market analysis and outreach to local Hawai‘i businesses, here is a list of Promising Credentials that are associated with in-demand, living wage occupations throughout the state.

Ensuring that Hawai‘i residents are prepared for promising occupations requires a combination of academic and technical preparation. To assist learners and educators in understanding both the academic and technical training needed for these occupations, the Promising Credentials list groups credentials into four broad categories associated with the typical entry level education that is most commonly requested alongside these technical credentials.

Foundational Credentials
Springboard Credentials
Door Opener Credentials
Advanced Credentials
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