Manufacturing Technician

Award: CAREER STUDIES CERTIFICATE

 

Occupational Objectives: The Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate is designed to prepare participants to gain employment in various manufacturing jobs requiring advanced technical and operator skills as well as knowledge of advanced manufacturing practices.

Program Requirements: To receive a Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate you must complete 28 credits. This program is offered to a cohort of students entering at the same time. Please contact Workforce Services at 434.797.8430 for more information and program start dates.

Program Outcomes: Graduates of the Manufacturing Technician Career Studies Certificate program will:
    1. Demonstrate how modern manufacturers use people, technologies and materials to make highly engineered products at a competitive cost.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate manufacturing concepts and ideas effectively.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of basic automation and how technology is used by manufacturers in a modern day factory.
    4. Demonstrate use of Lean Manufacturing in a manufacturing environment.
    5. Apply skills learned in social, business and work ethics required by modern manufacturing.
 
    Course
Credit
     

BUS 149

Business Ethics

1

IND 137

Team Concepts & Problem Solving

3

IND 195

Applications in Factory Automation

2

IND 181

 

World Class Manufacturing

3

ITE 116

Survey of Computer Software Applications

2

AST 55

Certification Preparation 1

1

SAF 130

Industrial Safety – OSHA 10

1

MEC 154

Mechanical Maintenance I

3

ETR 115

DC & AC Circuits

3

MEC 266

Applications of Fluid Mechanics

3

MTH 103

Technical Math

3
ELE 147 Electrical Power & Control Systems 3
Total Minimum Credits 28

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