If you have earned a Journeyman card from a registered Carpentry Apprenticeship, you may be eligible to receive college credit for the learning and expertise you already have toward an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades: Carpentry degree.
If eligible, you will receive 48 credits for prior learning. You must complete a minimum of 15 credits toward the requirements for an AAS degree at GateWay Community College.
Tuition information for the remaining classes can be found here.
An example of the remaining classes required to complete your degree after Credit for Prior Learning is awarded are below.
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In order to receive Credit for Prior Learning, you will need to:
- Submit a valid Carpentry Journeyman Card to the GateWay Apprenticeships Office at email@example.com with the subject line “Carpentry Journeyman Card for Verification.” They will contact the AZ State Office of Apprenticeships and verify that your Journeyman Card meets the requirements.
- Upon verification, meet with an Advisor to:
- Become an active GateWay Community College student with an eligible Construction Trades: Carpentry AAS degree listed as your declared major. GateWay holds One-Stop Sessions for advising, placement testing, enrollment, applying for financial aid, etc. When we have verified your Carpentry Journeyman Card we will send you the link.