Accreditation & Certification

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The main campus and each branch campus within NLTCC is currently accredited by COE, respectively, and will be included in the regional accreditation process.  This accreditation means that, nationwide, NLTCC will be recognized as meeting standards of training acceptable for accreditation.

The Commission of the Council on Occupation Education (COE)

Dr. Gary Puckett, Executive Director
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA  30350

Telephone (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
Fax: (770) 396-3790
www.council.org

Programs at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are recognized, approved, and/or accredited by:

  • Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
  • Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  • The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMEA)

Numerous programs of NLTCC follow National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Curricula and lead to NCCER certifications.

NLTCC also has courses approved for training by the following organizations:

  • American Culinary Federation
  • Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, DHH
  • Certified Nurse Assistant Registry
  • Equipment and Engine Training Council
  • Louisiana Barber Board
  • Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
  • National Automotive Training Educational Foundation
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research
  • Veterans Administration
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Workforce Investment Board
Council on Occupation Education logo
Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners logo
Department of Health & Hospitals
National Center for Construction Education and Research logo
The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering