(12 Credit Hours)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to maintenance techniques, computer aided drafting/design skills, technical communications, maintenance and operation of various industrial components, quality control and testing, material handling protocols, and proper usage of tools and instrumentation.
This certificate program is part of the Engineering Technology AS degree program (1615000001) under the Advanced Manufacturing specialization. Students who complete this certificate will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of quality assurance methods, quality control concepts, identify lean and six sigma concepts in manufacturing environments, and identify, implement and/or interpret supply chain and operations management concepts and techniques.