The Project Lead the Way | Engineering a Career and College Advantage program at Lorain County JVS and associate schools including Amherst Steele, Clearview, and Firelands High School prepares students for a variety of careers including Architectural, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, and Robotics Technicians. The program, in partnership with Lorain County Community College, gives students an opportunity to earn college credit that lead into an Engineering and Manufacturing pathway. 

College Credit Opportunities 

Students in Tech Prep classes or programs are better prepared for college, have fewer tuition expenses, and reduce the amount of time it takes to earn their college degree. Students can earn college credit through three options: Bi-Lateral Articulation Agreements (Tech Prep); Ohio Career Technical Transfer Credit (CTAG); and College Credit Plus (CCP). If you complete both years of your College Tech Prep program, you could be eligible to earn the credits listed below:

Tech Prep Credit

  • AETC 121, Programmable Logic Controllers, 3 credits
  • CADD 214, Introduction to Inventor, 3 credits (PLTW | Engineering at Amherst, Clearview, and Firelands)
  • DFAB111, Introduction to Personal Fabrication, 1 credit
  • ENGR 120, Introduction to Engineering, 1 credit
  • TECN 115, Technical Blue Print Reading, 2 credits (PLTW | Engineering at Amherst, Clearview, and Firelands)
  • SDEV 101, College 101, 1 credit


CTAG Credit

  • ELCT 121, Digital Electronics, 4 credits (CTEET002)

College Credit Plus Opportunities at Lorain County JVS

Students can choose to take College Credit Plus courses at either the Lorain County JVS; your home school; LCCC’s main campus and outreach centers; or online. To create your schedule, talk to your high school guidance counselor or schedule a meeting with your CCP adviser.

Apply Your Earned College Credits to Your Degree!

Through the Project Lead the Way | Engineering program at Lorain County JVS, you were being prepared to enter a program at LCCC in an Engineering and Manufacturing pathway.  Explore how your credits could apply into a program of interest!  

Learn how to obtain your credits at our Resources for Parents & Students page; as a reminder, credits are good for two years following high school graduation, so don’t delay!