Skip to main content.

Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for prior learning is the term used to describe receiving credit for prior skills and knowledge. You can gain credit for:

Awarding credit for prior learning promotes competency standards. These credits may be used in place of selected WITC course requirements if the competencies you’ve gained are equivalent to the WITC curriculum outcomes. You may apply for credit for prior learning after you are admitted to a specific program, but at least 25 percent of the technical studies coursework in an associate degree and 25% of the occupational-specific courses in a technical diploma must be completed at WITC.

The college has developed policies and procedures governing the evaluation of credit for prior learning applications. You are responsible for requesting credit in a timely manner and for providing the required documentation prior to enrolling in the course. For more information, contact a counselor in Student Services at your chosen campus.