Curriculum Crosswalk

Curriculum Committee: Automotive Technology
External Certifying Body: National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Engine Repair (A1) 5
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (A2) 5
Manual Drive Train & Axles (A3) 5
Suspension & Steeirng (A4) 5
Brakes (A5) 5
Electrical/Electronic Systems (A6) 10
Heating & Air Conditioning (A7) 4
Engine Performance (A8) 15
Curriculum Committee: Collision Repair
External Certifying Body: National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Date KCTCS Course Competency/Certification Credit Hours
10/8/2020 CRT 150 ASE Painting and Finishing 6
  CRT 130 Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair 6
  CRT 230 Structural Analysis & Damage Repair 6
  CRT 250  Mechanical & Electrical Components 6
  CRT 100 1 year experience working in an auto-body shop, no certification 3
Curriculum Committee: Diesel Technology
External Certifying Body: National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
KCTCS Course Competency/Certification Credit Hours
ADX 150/151 OR DIT 110/111 and DIT 112/113 Diesel Engine Repair (T2) 10
DIT 150 and 151 Power Trains (T3) 5
DIT 180 and 181 Brakes (T4) 5
DIT 160 and 161 Steering and Suspension (T5) 5
ADX 120/121 OR BEX 100/101 and ADX 260/261 OR DIT 190/191 Electrical/Electronic Systems (T6 10
ADX 170 and 171 Heating and Air Conditioning (T7) 4
DIT 103 Preventative Maintenance (T8) 3
Curriculum Committee: Aviation Maintenance Technology
External Certifying Body: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Airframe Mechanic License with Airframe Mechanic Rating 37
Aircraft Mechanic License with Powerplant Mechanic Rating 37
Curriculum Committee: Computer Related Courses
External Certifying Body: Department for Technical Education
Date Competency/Certification Credit Hours
8/13/2020 BA 260 - Professional Development AND OST 215 - Office Procedures 5
  CIS 100 - Introduction to Computers 3
  CIS 130 - Microcomputer Applications 3
  OST Keyboarding 3
  OST 110 - Document Formatting & Word Processing 3
  OST 160 - Records and Database Management 3
  OST 235 - Business Communication Technology  3
  OST 225 - Introduction to Desktop Publishing AND OSTL 226 - Introduction to Desktop Publishing Lab 3

The following are recognized at Henderson Community College and Jefferson Community and Technical College only.

Curriculum Committee: Computer Information Technology
External Certifying Body: CompTIA
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
CIT 111 - CompTIA A+ Certification 4
CIT 160 - CompTIA Network+ Certification 4
CIT 80 - CompTIA Security+ Certification 3
Linus+ 3
Network+ 3
Curriculum Committee: Computer Information Technology
External Certifying Body: Cisco
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
CCNA 14
Curriculum Committee: Computer Information Technology
External Certifying Body: Microsoft
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
MCSA 9
Curriculum Committee: Cosmetology
External Certifying Body: State Board of Hairdressers & Cometologists
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Licensure Exam 48
Curriculum Committee: Criminal Justice
External Certifying Body: Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT)
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Completion of 16-week basic training program 13

The following are recognized only at Jefferson Community and Technical College

Curriculum Committee: Criminal Justice
External Certifying Body: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Certificate of Completion of Department of Corrections Academy 12
Certificate of Completion of Basic Police/Law Enforcement Training Academy/Program Department of Correction Academy 15
Curriculum Committee: Culinary Arts
External Certifying Body: Kentucky Department of Education (pdf)
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Career major certificate in Culinary and Food Services or CUL 105 5
National ServSafe Certificate/CUL 125 2
Curriculum Committee: Education
External Certifying Body: Paraeducators of Kentucky (PEK) at the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
*TBD - Completion of the Paraeducator of Kentucky (PEK) Modules PA 101 through PARA 108 3
Curriculum Committee: Education
External Certifying Body: Eastern Kentucky University and The Training Consortium
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
*TBD - Course: SWK 455 - Food Benefits (or its equivalent) 3
Curriculum Committee: Education
External Certifying Body: Council for Professional Recognition
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Military School Age (MSA) 9
Curriculum Committee: Education
External Certifying Body: State of Kentucky
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Commonwealth Child Care Credential 3
Curriculum Committee: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Development
External Certifying Body: Council for Professional Recognition
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
*TBD - Child Development Associate (CDA)/IECE 101 and IECE 102 6
Curriculum Committee: Human Services
External Certifying Body: Kentucky Head Start Association
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
*TBD - KHSA Cornell Family Development Credential (CFDC) 6
Curriculum Committee: Marine Technology
External Certifying Body: United States Coast Guard
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Classroom requirement of the Deck Hand Program 6
Apprentice Mater (steersman) of Towing Vessel 18
Chief Engineer (limited-near coastal) license 18
Boatswain's Mate, First Class (E6) 18
Boatswain's Mate, Second Class (E5) 15
Boatswain's Mate, Third Class (E4) 12
Chief Boatswain's Mate (E7) 18
Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate (E8) 18
Master Chief Boatswain's Mate (E9) 18
Boatswain's Warrent Officer 18
Machinery Technician, First Class (E6) 9
Machinery Technician, Second Class (E5) 9
Machinery Technician, Third Class (E4) 9
Curriculum Committee: Marine Technology
External Certifying Body: US Coast Guard/US Navy
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Chief Machinery Technician (E7) 15
Senior Chief Machinery Technician (E8) 15
Master Chief Machinery Technician (E8) 15
Engineman, First Class (E6) 9
Engineman, Second Class (E5) 9
Engineman, Third Class (E4) 9
Engineman Chief (E7) 15
Engineman Senior Chief (E8) 15
Engineman Master Chief (E9) 15
CWO Naval Engineering Officer (EM) 15
All other Coast Guard/Navy rating and ranks 9

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

Curriculum Committee: Paramedicine
External Certifying Body: National Registry Examination
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
EMT-P 35
Curriculum Committee: Paramedicine
External Certifying Body: State of Kentucky
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
State Licensure or Certificate Examination for Paramedic 35

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

The following are recognized only at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Curriculum Committee: Practical Nursing
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
Advanced Nursing Certificate 4
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Degree or Diploma 4
Medical Assisting Degree or Diploma 4
Paramedic Technology Degree or Diploma 4
Physical Therapist Degree or Diploma 4
Radiography Degree or Diploma 4
Respiratory Care Degree or Diploma 4
Surgical Technology Degree or Diploma 4
CPS/CPA Part I - Office System & Technology: Computer Concepts 3
CPS/CPA Part I - Office System & Technology: Computer Information Systems 3
CPS/CPA Part II - Office Administration: Business Communications 3
CPS/CPA Part II - Office Administration: Records Management 3

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

Curriculum Committee: professional Secretary
External Certifying Body: Certified Professional Secretary and Administrative Professional Exam
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
*TBD - CPS/CPA Part III - Management: Accounting 3
^TBD - CPS/CPA Part III - Management: Human Resource Management 3
*TBD - CPS/CPA Part III - Management: Management & Supervision 3

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

Curriculum Committee: Radiography
External Certifying Body: American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
Competency/Certification Credit hOurs
ARRT Registration 45

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

Curriculum Committee: Respiratory Care
External Certifying Body: National Board of Respiratory Care
Competency/Certification Credit Hours
NBRC Examination 39

See KCTCS Articulation Agreement in Rules of the Senate

Curriculum Committee: Welding
External Certifying Body: American Welding Society
KCTCS Course Competency/Certification Credit Hours
WLD 121 AWS/KY DOT 3G or 4G SMAW 3
WLD 121 and 123 AWS/KY DOT 3G and 4G SMAW 6
WLD 141 AWS/KY DOT 3G or 4G GMAW/FCAW 3
WLD 141 and 143 AWS/KY DOT 3G and 4G GMAW/FCAW 5
WLD 221 AWS/KY DOT 3G and 4G GMAW/FCAW and SMAW 3