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Manufacturing Production Technology - Certificate Course Descriptions

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CMAE1510    2.00 credits
This course will give students an understanding of basic mechanical drawing principles. Topics include the alphabet of lines, arrangement of views, orthographic projections, scaling, dimensioning, tolerancing, and symbols. Students will read and interpret mechanical drawings. (Prerequisites: None)

Safety Awareness

CMAE1514    2.00 credits
Course Outline
This course is designed to align with the National Skill Standard assessment and certification system for Safety Awareness. The course curriculum is based on federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. This course will introduce OSHA standards relating to personal protective equipment, Hazard Communication, tool safety, confined spaces, electrical safety, emergency responses, lockout/tagout, and others. (Prerequisites: None)

Manufacturing Process and Production

CMAE1518    2.00 credits
Course Outline
This course is designed to align with the National Skill Standard assessment and certification system for Manufacturing Processes. The course curriculum is based on federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. The course emphasizes Just-In-Time manufacturing principles, basic supply chain management, communication skills, and customer service. (Prerequisites: None)

Quality Practices

CMAE1522    2.00 credits
Course Outline
This course is designed to align with the National Skills Standard assessment and certification system for Quality Practices. The course curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. Emphasis is placed on continuous improvement concepts and how they relate to a quality management system. Students will be introduced to a quality management system and its components. These include corrective actions, preventative actions, control of documents, control of quality records, internal auditing of processes, and control of non-conforming product. (Prerequisites: None)

Maintenance Awareness

CMAE1526    2.00 credits
Course Outline
This course is designed to align with the National Skills Standard assessment and certification system for Maintenance Awareness. The course curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers. The Maintenance Awareness course introduces the concepts of Total Productive Maintenance and preventative maintenance. Students will be introduced to lubrication, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, and power transmission systems. (Prerequisites: None)

Career Success Skills

CMAE1528    1.00 credits
Course Outline
This is an introductory career success skills course. The primary goal of this course is to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the basic skills for a successful career. This course will identify the skills important to businesses and help the student assess his/her level of skill. The course will provide suggestions for how the student can improve his/her level of skill. (Prerequisites: None)

Mathematics for Technical Careers

MATH1050    3.00 credits
Course Outline
Designed primarily for those entering the technical fields, this course develops a number of essential mathematical techniques in algebra, trigonometry and geometry. Among other things, the participant will learn how to simplify and factor algebraic expressions, solve linear and quadratic equations and systems of linear equations, evaluate and use the six trigonometric functions in computing triangle results, and apply geometric concepts to the measurement of both two- and three-dimensional objects. This course is not a prerequisite for college level math courses. (Prerequisite: Must have a score of 56 or higher on the Arithmetic portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of MATH 0075 with a grade of C or higher)

Computer Software for College

OTEC1001    2.00 credits
Course Outline
This course covers basic information about computer hardware and software and the use of computer software as a business productivity tool. Students will be given introductory training on a Windows operating system and the common business applications of word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics. This course is designed to equip the student with knowledge of hardware and software applications. This course will cover the business application software that will be used in more advanced courses. (Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or Computer Basic class; mouse proficiency, keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute)