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Program begins August 27th.

We will assist students in filing for financial aid and filling out the FAFSA. Applicants will need reliable transportation and be able to pass a drug screen.

Program is 24 credits with 12 credit hours per semester making students eligible for full time status. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays with occasional class times on Wednesday.

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA and will have access to an embedded tutor within their college classes. In addition to the certificate in Electricity, students will receive their OSHA 30 certification.

The cohort is three parts:

  1. Digital literacy, preparation for the Career Readiness Certificate, and basic skill development,
  2. college courses, and
  3. the capstone and entrepreneurship certificate.

List of classes required for completion:

Fall Semester
MEC 155 – Mechanisms – 2 credits
ELE 130 - Electricity – 4 credits
ELE 138 – National Electric Code Review – 2 credits
SAF 126 – Principles of Industrial Safety – 3 credits
AST 117 – Keyboarding for Computer Usage

Spring Semester
ELE 127 – Residential Wiring Methods – 2 credits
ETR 203 – Electronic Devices I – 3 credits
ELE 149 – Wiring Methods in Industry – 3 credits
ELE 176 – Introduction to Alternative Energy Including Hybrid Systems – 3 credits
CAD 161 – Blue Print Reading – 1 credit

Total: 24 credit hours

       INFORMATION: NRCC Adult Education (540) 674-3682 or toll free, (866) 462-6722, extension 3682.

NRCC Middle College link
NRCC Virtual High School link
NRCC On Ramp program link
NRCC Great Expectations link
New River Community College | Adult Education Program | 229 Edwards Hall | Mailing address: 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084