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  Nov 24, 2017
2017-18 Virginia Western Academic Catalog

Electrical Wiring Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide students with the basic skills necessary to obtain an entry-level electrician position.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include plant electrician, electrician, estimator and entrance positions in the electrical construction and maintenance field as an apprentice.

This certificate meets the 240 clock hours of formal training required to take the Journeyman Electrician Exam. In addition to successful completion of the Journeyman Exam, four years of practical experience are required to become a Licensed Journeyman.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.  

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2 , and MTE 3  will be required to complete developmental courses. 

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

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