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Base Academic Year Definitions

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Base Academic Year, Definitions

The YCST academic year for financial aid purposes is defined in Clock Hours and Weeks of Attendance.  

The base academic year definitions for the 16-17 Post Secondary Career & Technical programs are defined as follows:
 

            Automotive Technology Full time                    900 hours and 44 weeks

            Automotive Technology Part time                   900 hours and 63 weeks

            Automotive Technology w/ CDL Full time       921 hours and 41 weeks

            Automotive Technology w/ CDL Part time      921 hours and 56 weeks

            Collision Repair                                               To Be Determined

            Collision Repair w/ CDL                                  1046 hours and 43 weeks

            Cosmetology                                                   1280 hours and 43 weeks

            Cosmetology Teacher Program                      To Be Determined

            Diesel Mechanics Technology Full time         To Be Determined

            Diesel Mechanics Part time                            To Be Determined

            Diesel Mechanics with CDL Full time             956 hours and 35 weeks

            Diesel Mechanics with CDL Part time            956 hours and 56 weeks

            EKG                                                                To Be Determined

            HVAC                                                              900 hours and 42 weeks
           
            LPN                                                               1540 hours and   44  weeks 

            Mechatronics/Industrial Controls                    938 hours and 40 weeks

            Medical Assistant Full time                             1150 hours and 47 weeks

            Medical Assistant Part time                            1150 hours and 86 weeks

            Medical Billing & Coding Full time                  To Be Determined

            Medical Billing & Coding Part time                 900 hours and 75 weeks

            Medical Secretary                                           900 hours and 80 weeks

            Welding & Fabrication Technology Full time  902 hours and 45 weeks

            Welding & Fabrication Technology Part time  902 hours and 69 weeks

Please note: Typically when referring to Full Time and Part Time status it is for our financial aid eligible programs, listed in compliance with Federal Title IV regulations. For all other non-Title IV Eligible programs Full and Part time status can vary according to our institution’s internal designation or other 3rd party payer entities regulations. For example there can be Trade Act approved programming in different formats identified as FT for theri needs. When working with other 3rd party pay agencies (eg. Trade, WIOA, OVR, VA…etc) please check with the school and/or your 3rd party case manager to verify program status/eligibility if there is a question.

2015-16 Last years listed below current year
Programs approved for Title IV Financial Are denoted with an *
Please see note at bottom regarding program "status" FT or PT.

ProgramHours  Weeks
Automotive FT W/CDL* 921 33
Automotive FT* 721 27
Automotive PT W/CDL* 921 54
Automotive PT* 721 48
Collision Repair FT W/CDL* 1046 43
Collision Repair 846 37
Computer Apps for Business PT*
 645   56 
Cosmetologist* 1316 42
Diesel Tech FT W/CDL* 956 35
Diesel Tech* 756 29
EKG* 700 61
HVAC FT* 900 40
LPN FT* 1540 44
Mechatronics* 938 40
Medical Assistant FT* 1020 42
Medical Assistant PT* 1020 80
Medical Billing & Coding FT* 800 34
Medical Billing & Coding PT* 800 67
Medical Sec PT* 900 80
Welding & Fab FT* 902 38
Welding & Fab PT 902 72

2014/15

900 – Practical Nursing (FT) – 1540 Hours – 11 Months*
2071 – Medical Assistant (FT) – 1020 Hours – 44 Weeks  (PT Opt. – 83 Weeks)*
2072 – EKG Technician – 700 Hours – Tuition –  61 Weeks*
2073 – Medical Billing & Coding – 800 Hours – 70 Weeks*
2074 – Medical Secretary – 900 Hours – 80 Weeks*
2075 – Medical Transcription – 720 Hours – 54 Weeks*
2076 – Phlebotomy 1 – 350 Hours –  48 to 52 Weeks
2077 – Phlebotomy 2 – 470 Hours –  52 to 64 Weeks
2078 – Dental Assistant – 289 Hours – 52 Weeks
505 – Nurse Aide Program – 120 Hours –  16 Weeks
 
3070 – Automotive Technology – 717 Hours – 33 Weeks__(PT Opt. 64 weeks)*
TBA – Automotive Technology w/CDL (FT) – 917 Hours - 38 Weeks  (PT Opt. 70 weeks)* 
3071 – Collision Repair Technician Program – 292 Hours - 38 to 52 Weeks
3072 – Diesel Mechanics Technology Program – 294 Hours – 38 to 52 Weeks
3073 – Small Gas Engine Technician – 292 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
3075 – Diesel Mechanics Technology Program w/CDL 494 Hours – 38 to 52 Weeks
 
6080 – Plumbing Training Certificate Program – 128 Hours – 26 Weeks
4070 – Construction Technology – 402 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
4071 – Electrical Technician Program – 354 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
4073 – HVAC Technology – 488 Hours -- 64 Weeks 

951 –  Cosmetologist – 1250 Hours – 70 weeks*
952 –  Esthetician – 300 Hours –26 to 36 Weeks
953 –  Manicurist/Nail Technician – 200 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
956 –  Cosmetology Teacher Program – 630 Hours –  35 Weeks
6070 – Computer Applications for Business – 645 Hours – 56 Weeks *
6066 – Computer Network Support Specialist I – 439 Hours – 40 to 52 Weeks
6067 – Computer Network Support Specialist II – 339 Hours – 40 to 52 Weeks
6068 – CISCO – CCNA with Security+ Program – 240 Hours – 40 to 52 Weeks
6069 – CISCO – CCNA with A+ – 299 Hours– 36 Weeks
6071 – CISCO – CCNA – 195 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
6072 – CompTIA III Program – 144 Hours  36 to 48 Weeks 

6430 – Mechatronics/Industrial Controls (FT) –  938 Hours – 50 Weeks*
6075 – Welding & Fabrication Technology (FT) – 902 Hours – 52 Weeks (PT Opt. 84 Weeks)*
6077 – Elemental Welding Technology – 410 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
6076 – Fundamental Welding Technology – 445 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks

7075 – CAD Design – 135 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
7076 – AutoCAD Program – 90 Hours –  12 to 16 Weeks 

7073 – Precision Metal Machining - NIMS Level 1 – 500 Hours – 102 Weeks
7642 – Adv. Precision Metal Machining – Turning Only – 820 Hours – 102 Weeks
7643 – Adv. Precision Metal Machining – Milling & Turning – 900 Hours – 102 Weeks

212 – Truck Driving Program, CDL, Class A – 200 Hours – 5 Weeks



Old data from 2014-15

900 – Practical Nursing (FT) – 1540 Hours – 11 Months*
2071 – Medical Assistant (FT) – 1020 Hours – 44 Weeks  (PT Opt. – 83 Weeks)*
2072 – EKG Technician – 700 Hours – Tuition –  61 Weeks*
2073 – Medical Billing & Coding – 800 Hours – 70 Weeks*
2074 – Medical Secretary – 900 Hours – 80 Weeks*
2075 – Medical Transcription – 720 Hours – 54 Weeks*
2076 – Phlebotomy 1 – 350 Hours –  48 to 52 Weeks
2077 – Phlebotomy 2 – 470 Hours –  52 to 64 Weeks
2078 – Dental Assistant – 289 Hours – 52 Weeks
505 – Nurse Aide Program – 120 Hours –  16 Weeks
 
3070 – Automotive Technology – 717 Hours – 33 Weeks__(PT Opt. 64 weeks)*
TBA – Automotive Technology w/CDL (FT) – 917 Hours - 38 Weeks  (PT Opt. 70 weeks) *
3071 – Collision Repair Technician Program – 292 Hours - 38 to 52 Weeks
3072 – Diesel Mechanics Technology Program – 294 Hours – 38 to 52 Weeks
3073 – Small Gas Engine Technician – 292 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
3075 – Diesel Mechanics Technology Program w/CDL 494 Hours – 38 to 52 Weeks
 
6080 – Plumbing Training Certificate Program – 128 Hours – 26 Weeks
4070 – Construction Technology – 402 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
4071 – Electrical Technician Program – 354 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
4073 – HVAC Technology – 488 Hours -- 64 Weeks 

951 –  Cosmetologist – 1250 Hours – 70 weeks*
952 –  Esthetician – 300 Hours –26 to 36 Weeks
953 –  Manicurist/Nail Technician – 200 Hours – 26 to 36 Weeks
956 –  Cosmetology Teacher Program – 630 Hours –  35 Weeks
6070 – Computer Applications for Business – 645 Hours – 56 Weeks*
6066 – Computer Network Support Specialist I – 439 Hours – $8,190 – 40 to 52 Weeks
6067 – Computer Network Support Specialist II – 339 Hours – 40 to 52 Weeks
6068 – CISCO – CCNA with Security+ Program – 240 Hours – 40 to 52 Weeks
6069 – CISCO – CCNA with A+ – 299 Hours– 36 Weeks
6071 – CISCO – CCNA – 195 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
6072 – CompTIA III Program – 144 Hours  36 to 48 Weeks 

6430 – Mechatronics/Industrial Controls (FT) –  938 Hours – 50 Weeks*
6075 – Welding & Fabrication Technology (FT) – 902 Hours – 52 Weeks (PT Opt. 84 Weeks)*
6077 – Elemental Welding Technology – 410 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
6076 – Fundamental Welding Technology – 445 Hours –  $5,812 – 36 to 48 Weeks

7075 – CAD Design – 135 Hours – 36 to 48 Weeks
7076 – AutoCAD Program – 90 Hours –  12 to 16 Weeks 

7073 – Precision Metal Machining - NIMS Level 1 – 500 Hours – 102 Weeks
7642 – Adv. Precision Metal Machining – Turning Only – 820 Hours – 102 Weeks
7643 – Adv. Precision Metal Machining – Milling & Turning – 900 Hours – 102 Weeks

212 – Truck Driving Program, CDL, Class A – 200 Hours – 5 Weeks

Financing and Financial Aid available for eligible programs to those who qualify 

 Please note: Typically when referring to Full Time and Part Time status it is for our financial aid eligible programs, listed in compliance with Federal Title IV regulations. For all other non-Title IV Eligible programs Full and Part time status can vary according to our institution’s internal designation or other 3rd party payer entities regulations. When working with other 3rd party pay agencies (eg. Trade, WIOA, OVR, VA…etc) please check with the school and/or your 3rd party case manager to verify program status/eligibility if there is a question.