The Manufacturing Technician Career Pathway Certificate of Completion is designed to bridge high schools students and newcomers to the trade by means of basic blueprint reading, basic use of lathe, mill, drill press, bandsaw, and an orientation course on SolidWorks, a solid modeling computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering computer program. It also introduces stick welding to help students decide on a path to welding or machining.
This certificate's credits can be applied to the Manufacturing CNC Machine Operator One-Year Certificate of Completion.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to safely perform routine workplace tasks in a manufacturing/fabrication environment.
- Demonstrate introductory level skills with the standard tools found in a manufacturing/fabrication environment. (blueprint reading, engine lathe, vertical mill, SMAW, GMAW, CAD/3D modeling)