Tech Prep

Tech Prep: College credit or Apprenticeship programs

Tech Prep is an articulation agreement between the Anchorage School District and post-secondary education institutions such as the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) or various Apprenticeship Programs (*). ASD students can earn lower division college credit when successfully completing high school tech/prep courses or other advancements with the Apprenticeship Programs. With the ASD-UAA articulations, a small registration fee and successful completion of the ASD course will earn students credit which is recorded on their permanent college transcript. College credits provide a head start toward a post-secondary certification or degree and are transferable to other universities or colleges. Tech Prep agreements with other institutions or organizations may vary. The following King Career Center courses presently have Tech Prep agreements:


• Automotive Maintenance Technology

• Aviation Maintenance

• Aviation Technology

• Carpentry*

• Construction Electricity*

• Culinary Arts

• Diesel Power Technology

• Early Childhood Education

• Electronics & Telecommunications


• Fire & Rescue Services

• Horticulture & Landscape Design

• Natural Resources Management

• Public Safety & Security

• Welding* 


Tech Prep agreements are added periodically. For more detailed information about Tech Prep, please call 786-6464.


* These Apprenticeship Programs have articulation agreements: Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust; Alaska Operating Engineers/Employers Training Trust; Associated Builders and Contractors of Alaska, Inc.; Ironworkers Local Union 751; Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Apprentice Program; and Southern Alaska Carpenters Union Training Center.


These post-secondary schools have articulation agreements: University of Alaska Anchorage; University of Alaska Fairbanks; and Kenai Peninsula College.


A limited number of “direct entry” acceptance into apprenticeship programs for high performing KCC students is typical. The programs listed above as well as the IBEW, the Alaska Laborers Training School, NC Machinery, and Pile Drivers, Bridge, Dock Builders and Divers Local 2520 have been regular partners with KCC.