High school students are able to earn both high school and college credits at West Sound Technical Skills Center. The Dual Credit opportunities prepare students with an academic and technical foundation required for employment in today’s technologically advanced workplace. Whether planning to obtain a four-year degree, a two-year degree, apprenticeship, military or immediate employment upon graduation from high school, Dual Credit give all students a jump-start on their education/career plan in these ways:

  • Student can earn college credit during high school and receive admission priority into our partnering community and technical colleges.
  • College credit potentially saves families hundreds of dollars, and student’s countless hours toward their port-secondary educational training.
  • An early start means and early finish to the selected post-secondary degree program.

This course is College Dual Credit approved and articulated with the schools listed below. Students, who demonstrate a proficiency of the college course competencies with a “B” (3.0) or better grade, earn college credits through the SERS Tech Prep registration process.

Class Name School Class Number Credits
Arc Welding I Olympic College Weld 101 6
Welding: Tecnnical Orientation I Olympic College Weld 106 5
Welding: Technical Orientation II Olympic College Weld 107 5
Introduction to Welding Bates WELD 103 2
Clover Park WLD 105 5
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Bates WELD 105 5
Oxy-Acetylene Welding Bates WELD 104 3
Clover Park WLD 110 & WLD 112 7