Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)
The applied technology career studies certificate program is designed to meet the rapidly changing workforce needs of the manufacturing industry by providing the basic general and technical education needed for new employees who wish to prepare for employment in the skilled trades or for current employees who wish to enhance their education and training.
The program also provides the opportunity for individuals to acquire the skills needed to earn Virginia’s Gold Level Career Readiness Certification. It is the ideal next step for students who have earned Virginia’s Silver Level Career Readiness Certification through the JTCC’s Quick Connect program and wish to further develop their skills and advance to the next level.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ENG 115 Technical Writing||3|
|IND 116 Applied Technology||3|
|MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I||3|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading||3|
|IND 137 Team Concepts & Problem Solving||3|
|MEC 113 Materials and Processes of Industry||3|
|SAF 126 Principles of Industrial Safety||3|
|Total Credits For Program||21|
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).