This page serves as a landing page for technical assistance that touches on topics directly relating to credentials and the credential attainment performance indicator in particular. 

  • Credential Attainment Decision Tree
    Interactive tool and accompanying guide to assist grantees in making determinations about whether individual credentials count toward the WIOA credential attainment primary indicator of performance.
  • Credential Attainment e-Learning Module
    Explains Credentials and recognized equivalents, shows how the indicator is calculated, and provides examples to help understand if an individual attaining a specific credential should be included in the indicator.  Self-directed contents include indicator definition and description, calculations, scenarios, and additional resources.
  • Credential Attainment Decision Pathway
    This tool helps to determine, based on how an individual is coded in the PIRL, whether they are included in the Credential Attainment Denominator and if so, whether they are a success in the Credential Attainment Numerator, include a version that uses PIRL element numbers and a version that uses PIRL element names. 
  • TEGL 10-16, Change 1 
    In addition to a wide variety of relevant guidance and information in this guidance, section 7 provides a definition, methodology, and operational parameters for the Credential Attainment primary indicator of performance.
  • WIOA Annual Performance Report ETA-9169
    APR that includes calculations for Credential Attainment performance indicator, including disaggregation by participant characteristics and employment barriers.