What Are Apprenticeships?
Apprenticeships are a combination of on-the-job training and related coursework in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Apprenticeship programs can be sponsored by individual employers, joint employer and labor groups, and/or employer associations.
KCTCS offers an Associate in Applied Science - Apprenticeship Studies Program at four colleges (Elizabethtown, Gateway, Jefferson and West Kentucky Community & Technical Colleges). The AAS in Apprenticeship Studies is designed to complement specialized study in a national or state-approved apprentice curriculum. A prerequisite of completion of a national/state certified apprenticeship program exists.
Commonly approved Apprenticeship Training Programs can include the following occupations:
|Automotive Mechanic||Ironworker||Sheet Metal Worker|
|Carpenter||Maintenance Mechanic||Sprinkler Fitter|
|Die Designer||Millwright||Tool and Die Maker|
|Gas Dispatcher||Plumber/Pipe Fitter||Web-Offset Press Technician|
How Can I Earn Apprenticeship Credit?
To request approval for Apprenticeship Training, contact your academic advisor.
Is There A Cost for Apprenticeship Credit?
There is no fee for the awarding of apprenticeship credit at KCTCS.