2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2022  
2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 on the placement test in the following mathematical units will be required to complete developmental courses: MTE 1 , MTE 2 , and MTE 3 .

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

First Year

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 16

* This course has a requisite. Requisites for all courses are listed in the course description section at the back of the catalog.

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