2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [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.  

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for the college-level math will be required to will select appropriate MDE coursework in consultation with an advisor.

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