Whether you’ve been working for years as a business owner in a corporation, government agency, trade union, professional association, non-profit organization, or have spent time volunteering, showcasing your knowledge through a credit for prior learning workplace education and training assessment could save you money and help you finish your SCC degree faster. Supporting documentation that might be used for your assessment to determine equivalency to college-level coursework include job description, description of equipment used, and employer verification of knowledge, skills and abilities.

ACE Credit – Education, Workplace and Training
The American Council on Education (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service helps adults gain access to academic credit for formal courses and examinations taken outside traditional academic programs. SCC utilizes the American Council on Education’s Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training which recommends college credit for non-accredited general education, corporate, workplace and non-military training.

To find out if an organization or company you've trained with has a recommended credit award, visit the ACE Guide. This guide will give you the credit equivalence that you can use to discuss earning credit with SCC’s CPL Coordinator.

In order to seek credit for ACE recommended education, workplace and training, complete the following:

NCCRS Workplace and Volunteer Training 
SCC utilizes the recommendations of the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS). NCCRS evaluates training and education programs that are offered outside of the traditional college classroom setting and translates them into college credit equivalency recommendations.

In order to seek credit for NCCRS Workplace and Volunteer Training Credit complete the following:

  • Have an official transcript from the NCCRS official transcript source sent directly to South Central College, Attn: CPL Coordinator; 1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN 56003
  • To request a NCCRS transcript go to www.nationalccrs.org