Each industry has its own terminology, including acronyms, trade associations and credentials. The dictionary on Career.Training lists many of the most common terms for each specialty as well as general vocational definitions.

Accreditation Agencies

Agriculture

  • Agronomist
  • Aquaculturist
  • Earmark
  • Guaranteed Farm Loans
  • Viticulturist

Aviation & Aeronautics

Business

  • Accounts receivable
  • Balance Sheet
  • CPA
  • Profit & Loss
  • ROI
  • More Business Terms

Cosmetology

  • Chelating
  • Esthetician
  • Undercutting
  • More Cosmetology Terms

Credentialing Bodies

Culinary Arts
Digital Media

Entrepreneurship

  • Bootstrap
  • Due Diligence
  • Sweat Equity

Graphic Arts
Healthcare & Nursing

Insurance

  • Actuary
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Claims Adjuster
  • More Terms

Investing

  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Fiduciary
  • Series 6
  • More Terms

IT & Technology
Law Enforcement
Legal & Criminal Justice
Medical Coding & Billing

  • AAPC
  • AHIMA
  • CEU's

General Terms

  • Associate's Degree
  • Certification
  • GED
  • Licensure
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Upskilling
  • More Terms

Real Estate

  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative
  • Military Relocation Professional
  • Home Inspectors
  • Realtor
  • More Terms

Sales

  • Consultative Selling
  • Dicky Fox
  • MEDDIC
  • Solution Selling
  • More Terms

Skilled Trades
Social Services
Teaching & Education

  • Charter School
  • EdD
  • NEA
  • Praxis test
  • STEM
  • More Terms

Transportation

  • Longshoreman
  • Merchant Mariner Credential
  • TWU
  • More Terms

Veterinary

Visual & Performing Arts