About the Program
The Manufacturing Process Technology Certificate is a two-semester (25 credit hour) program that addresses the fundamentals of manufacturing processes. Students are eligible to enroll in this program only after the basic prerequisites for individual courses within the certificate are met. The program covers fundamentals of process technology including mechanical and electrical components, basic chemical processes, plant unit operations and instrumentation. An elective course is included to enhance (encourage) the student to study more electrical and/or chemical technology-related topics. Currently the demand for manufacturing technicians in the Midlands area is significant and growing. This certificate is designed for the students needing a background in manufacturing technology. This certificate is considered an advanced certificate and is designed to dovetail easily with the Chemical Technology Certificates and /or the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Graduates from this certificate program are qualified to enter the workforce as a medium level operator, process technician, or senior manufacturing technician. The course sequence is designed to also prepare the student for more advanced on-the-job training in manufacturing processes.
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