PASCO - Columbia Basin College and Energy Northwest have been approved to issue certificates for nuclear technology degree recipients.
Energy Northwest and CBC passed a national board of representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute, the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and three utilities.
CBC's partnership with Energy Northwest is one of five partnerships authorized nationwide, said Kelsey Myers, the program's director.
Three information sessions for prospective students will be next month - 5 p.m. Aug. 10, 3 p.m. Aug. 18 and 2 p.m. Aug. 24.
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All sessions will be at CBC's Center for Career and Technical Education, room 203. More information can found at www.columbiabasin.edu/nt.