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Credentials that may be eligible for CLC Credit

Administrative Office Systems (AOS)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Comprehensive Word Processing

AOS 113

3

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

Individuals must present original certificate issued by Certiport/Microsoft; applies to certification on MS Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

Outlook

AOS 114

1

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

Individuals must present original certificate issued by Certiport/Microsoft; applies to MS Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

Presentation Software

AOS 215

3

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

Individuals must present original certificate issued by Certiport/Microsoft; applies to MS PowerPoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

Automotive Technology (AUT)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Engine Rebuilding

AUT 111

4

ASE Certification (Engine Repair)

Students must successfully pass the A1 Engine Repair exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Braking Systems

AUT 112

4

ASE Certification (Brakes)

Students must successfully pass the A5 Brakes exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Suspension & Alignment

AUT 113

4

ASE Certification (Suspension and Steering)

Students must successfully pass the A4 Suspension and Steering exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Auto Electrical I

AUT 131

4

ASE Certification (Electrical/Electronic Systems)

Students must successfully pass the A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Manual Drive Train and Axles

AUT 132

4

ASE Certification (Manual Drive Train and Axles)

Students must successfully pass the A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Auto Transmission and Transaxle

AUT 232

4

ASE Certification (Auto Transmission/Transaxle)

Students must successfully pass the A2 Auto Transmission/Transaxle exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Powertrain Controls

AUT 251

4

ASE Certification (Engine Performance)

Students must successfully pass the A8 Engine Performance exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

Air Conditioning & Heating

AUT 275

4

ASE Certification (Heating and Air Conditioning)

Students must successfully pass the A7 Heating and Air Conditioning exam and their certification must be current. Individuals must show an original paper certificate with the ASE seal. They can also show their Official Wallet Card.

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Criminal Justice (CRJ)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Evidence Technology

CRJ 118

3

Basic Evidence Technician

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ 121

3

Basic Law Enforcement Training

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Introduction to Policing

CRJ 122

3

Basic Law Enforcement Training

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Introduction to Corrections

CRJ 124

3

Basic Correctional Officer Training

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Criminal Justice Special Topics

CRJ 199

3

Community Service Officer Training course offered by the Workforce and Professional Development Institute at CLC

Individuals must show an original paper certificate from CLC.

Traffic Law Enforcement

CRJ 212

3

Basic Law Enforcement Training

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Police Management and Supervision

CRJ 216

3

Supervision of Police Personnel

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety Supervision of Police Personnel Course

Institutional Corrections

CRJ 224

3

Basic Correctional Officer Training

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Juvenile Delinquency

CRJ 229

3

Juvenile Specialist

Must be dated within the last 20 years; Individuals must show an original paper certificate from Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

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Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

EMT 111

7

Active and valid EMT-Basic license issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

An active and valid certification by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) as verified through their website. It is highly recommended for students to meet with the academic division to do a comprehensive review of all potential credits being transferred.

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Fire Science Technology (FST)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Introduction for Fire Service

FST 111

3

Firefighter 2 or Basic Fire Operations

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. This certification will not be accepted or applied toward Fire Basic Operations courses FST 130, FST 131, and FST 132.

Fire Apparatus Engineer

FST 119

3

Fire Apparatus Engineer

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. A total of 9 credit hours of all certificates will be accepted toward the degree, excluding the Basic Firefighter Operations or Firefighter 2 certificate.

Fire Instructor 1

FST 173

3

Fire Instructor 1

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. A total of 9 credit hours of all certificates will be accepted toward the degree, excluding the Basic Firefighter Operations or Firefighter 2 certificate.

Fire Instructor 2

FST 174

3

Fire Instructor 2

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. A total of 9 credit hours of all certificates will be accepted toward the degree, excluding the Basic Firefighter Operations or Firefighter 2 certificate.

Fire Prevention Principles

FST 177

3

Fire Prevention 1

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. A total of 9 credit hours of all certificates will be accepted toward the degree, excluding the Basic Firefighter Operations or Firefighter 2 certificate.

Hazardous Materials First Responder

FST 192

3

Hazardous Materials Operations

Individuals must present an original certificate as issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM). Copies will not be accepted. A total of 9 credit hours of all certificates will be accepted toward the degree, excluding the Basic Firefighter Operations or Firefighter 2 certificate.

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Hospitality and Culinary Management (HCM)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

ServSafe: Food Service Sanitation

HCM 113

1

ServSafe Food Handler (National) - Two acceptable types: Manager and Food Handler

Must be current; Individuals must show an original paper certificate (81/2 x 11") from ServSafe that has student's name, certificate number, date of issuance and expiration date

ServSafe: Food Service Sanitation

HCM 113

1

Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC)

Must be current; Individuals must show an original license from the state of Illinois (small credit-card size document), which shows student's name, date of issuance and expiration date.

Surgical Technology (SRG)

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

Surgical Pharmacology

SRG 117

3

Active and valid certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

An active and valid certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as verified through their website. It is highly recommended for students to meet with the academic division to do a comprehensive review of all potential credits being transferred.

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World Languages

Course Title Course code Credits Awarded Accepted Certification Notes

World Languages including Spanish, French and others

SPA 121 & SPA 122
OR
FRN 121 & FRN 122

8

Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy

Individuals must present the State Seal of Biliteracy as designated on an original high school diploma or an original high school transcript demonstrating attainment of proficiency in one or more languages in addition to English. For information regarding languages other than Spanish or French, please speak with the Communication Arts division.

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