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Production Associate Technology II Certificate

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Program Start Date: Spring Term
Minimum Program Length: 58 academic weeks; 4 terms day; 36 credits
Curriculum Code: 71229

Program Description

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.

Practical Experience

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.

Professional Opportunities

Production associate, production leader, equipment/ machine operator, assembler/ fabricator, team leader.

Unique Aspects

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.

Total Credits: 36

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Total Credits: 36

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Model professional behavior and workplace ethics.
  2. Identify the relevance and use of personal and plant-wide safety systems and programs that commonly apply to manufacturing systems.
  3. Identify the basic principles of industry standard manufacturing quality systems.
  4. Recognize and distinguish between common manufacturing processes.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to read precise measurement devices.
  6. Demonstrate advanced manufacturing entry-level skills.
  7. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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