College of Southern Nevada Credits
As you all are aware, you have been earning college credits for successful completion of each year of your apprenticeship through the College of Southern Nevada. Those who have complete the five (5) year wireman program have two options with the College of Southern Nevada: Associate of Applied Science Degree with Inside Wireman Emphasis (60-63 credits) or a Certificate of Achievement with Inside Wireman Emphasis (43 Credits). As an Installer/ Tech Apprentice in the three (3) year program, you are eligible to qualify for a Certificate of Achievement with Installer/Technician Emphasis. In order to receive your Associate Degree in Applied Science—Trade Union Electrical Apprentice, or a Certificate of Achievement— Trade Union Electrical Apprentice, you must meet the additional credit requirements as set forth by the College of Southern Nevada. The JATC office staff has detailed credit summaries for those of you who are interested. Please contact College of Southern Nevada’s Office of Apprenticeship Studies at (702) 651-4163 for further information.
A.C.E. Credits through electrical training ALLIANCE
The American Council on Education (ACE) offers college credits based on the electrical training ALLIANCE curriculum you each will have completed by graduation. In order to receive these credits, an application must be completed by you (the apprentice) and signed by members of the Committee. Each application must also be accompanied by a check or money order in the amount of $45.00 made out to the electrical training ALLIANCE. Your ACE credit summary will be mailed to your home.
For an application, please see any of the staff members at the JATC.