Jul 17, 2019  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

Accreditation


Renton Technical College is governed by the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges.

Renton Technical College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is listed in the current issue of Accredited Institutions of Higher Education.

Selected programs of study at Renton Technical College are approved by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board’s State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of those eligible to receive benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, USC.

The Anesthesia Technologist program is accredited by The American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians.

The Autobody Repair & Refinishing program is certified by the Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Repair (I-CAR).

The Automotive, Ford ASSET program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF).

The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

The ITEC Automotive Technology program is approved by the Independent Technician Education Coalition and certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF).

Boiler Operator Licensing is the first step in preparing individuals for a III or IV class license examination with the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board. To qualify for license examination, 80 hours of observation time is also required. The 80 hours can be either observation on a job site or completion of Boiler Operator Lab. For up-to-the-minute license exam information and changes, contact the City of Seattle or the City of Tacoma.

The Commercial Building and Industrial Engineering program is certified as a School of Technology by the City of Seattle and the Tacoma Steam Advisory Certification Board.

The Commercial Building and Industrial Engineering and the Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology programs are approved by the Department of Labor and Industries Electrical Section for hours towards an electrical license. Several classes in our Continuing Education section are approved for electrical continuing education units, provided the appropriate training card is obtained.

The Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accreditation Commission (ACFEFAC).

The Dental Assistant program is approved for accreditation by the American Dental Association.

The Engineering Design Technology curriculum is certified by the ADDA (American Design Drafting Association).

The First Aid/CPR course is approved by the American Heart Association.

The Legal Assistant program is approved by NALS, the association for legal professionals.

The Massage Therapy Practitioner program is approved by the Washington State Board of Massage.

The Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).

The Motor Vehicle Emission Initial Certification and Re-Certification courses are approved by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

The Registered Nurse and Nursing Assistant programs are approved by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

The Ophthalmic Assistant program is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

The Surgical Technologist program is accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

The Welding Program is approved by the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) as a testing center.