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Apprentice Credit & UA STAR Exam

Apprentice Credit

As of August 2000 current UA apprentices who complete their apprenticeship can earn up to 32 college credits for their experience with WCC. UA members can use this credit to earn an Associate Degree in Construction Supervision, Industrial Training, or Journeyperson General Studies from WCC. Apprentices are registered for this credit through their Local Training Coordinator.

Locals who are interested in registering their apprentices with Washtenaw Community College should contact us. Apprentices will need to be registered through the system in order to receive credit.

UA apprentices should check with their local training coordinator to see if they are registered with WCC.


UA members who achieved journey status prior to August 2000 will need to pass the UA STAR exam in order to receive the 32 credits for their apprenticeship experience.

Math and Science Credit

Three credits of math and three credits of science (6 total) are awarded within the 32 credits for completion of apprenticeship or the UA STAR exam.

UA STAR Exam Credit and Testing Procedures

Please contact your local training coordinator to set up an exam date and obtain study guides.

NITC proctors this exam. Exam results are sent to Washtenaw Community College on a monthly basis for credit posting.

Please visit www.uastar.info for more information on the UA STAR exam.

UA Apprenticeship Credit Breakdown

For course and credit information related to United Association apprenticeships available through Washtenaw Community College, see the UA Apprenticeship Credit Breakdown page.

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