Program Start Date: Fall Term
Minimum Program Length: 32 academic weeks; Minimum 1 term day; 18 credits
Curriculum Code: 61031
This program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in automotive-related and other advanced manufacturing companies.
The certificate provides students with knowledge of manufacturing production processes, equipment, design, and operation. Students spend hands-on time working with applications, tools and equipment used in the manufacturing environment.
Production associate, equipment/ machine operator, assembler/fabricator.
Students may earn MSSC (Manufacturing Skills Standards Council) nationally recognized certification through this program. Students with existing MSSC certifications may receive advanced standing in the program. Students may utilize the Production Associate certificate and degree programs as a career ladder program to gain additional credentials in more specific, degree programs such as Automated Manufacturing, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Repair, Machine Tool, Mechatronics or Production Associate Technology.
EEDA Career Cluster:
Manufacturing; Agriculture, Food &Natural Resources; Transportation, Distribution & Logistics; Architectural & Construction; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.