CPC/PLP

Credit for Professional Certification (CPC)

In specific career and technical education programs, Chemeketa may award credit for certified professional career training.

You may be eligible for a waiver of some basic preparation courses if defined criteria are met in such programs as –

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fire Science
  • Apprenticeship

Up to a maximum of 25% of a degree or certificate may be recorded through alternate approaches to credit. There is a fee for each course assessed. For more information, contact your program advisor or Advising and Counseling Services.

(Note: Certified Paramedics certified nationally pursuing the Paramedic program may receive 50 credits through CPC, 40 credits for the paramedic certification and 10 credits for the EMT Basic.)

Prior Learning Portfolio (PLP)

In specific career and technical education programs and transfer subjects, Chemeketa may award credit for documented knowledge and skills that apply to the program in which you enroll.

These may be skills you acquired through –

  • Working
  • On-the-job training
  • Volunteer service
  • Non-credit courses or workshops
  • Individual study
  • Homemaking
  • Travel

Up to a maximum of 25% of a degree or certificate may be recorded through alternate approaches to credit. There is a fee for each course assessed. Students register for PLP120 and PLP121.

For more information, contact Advising & Counseling.