Program Start Date: Spring Term
Minimum Program Length: 58 academic weeks; 4 terms day; 36 credits
Curriculum Code: 71229
This program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in automotive-related and other advanced manufacturing companies. This certificate provides students with advanced knowledge of manufacturing production processes, equipment, design, and operation.
The certificate builds on the Production Associate Technology I certificate and allows students to work as a co-op work experience student at a local manufacturing facility or take technical electives to learn the skills needed in industry. Students spend hands-on time working with applications, tools and equipment used in the manufacturing environment.
Production associate, production leader, equipment/ machine operator, assembler/ fabricator, team leader.
Students must complete the Production Technology I certificate prior to being accepted into this certificate since this certificate builds on content from the first certificate. Graduates may utilize the Production Associate certificates 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.