Jul 19, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
2018-2019 General Catalog

Certified Production Technician, TCA

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The Technical Competency Area in Certified Production Technician will prepare students to work in entry level manufacturing related positions. The program is aligned with a national certification, Certified Production Technician (CPT) by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the TCA in Certified Production Technician will be able to:

  1. demonstrate understanding of basic manufacturing terms;
  2. show the importance of quality and ethics in the manufacturing environment;
  3. apply the concepts, principles, and tools used in Lean manufacturing to identify and reduce waste in the;
  4. demonstrate safe and correct usage of measuring devices in manufacturing;
  5. identify the basic components of a hydraulic system using a schematic;
  6. describe the types of instruments used in process control, explain instrumentation diagrams including symbols and numbering;
  7. define the parts of a robotic system, explain how robotics are used in industrial automation;
  8. apply and understand OSHA regulations and practices to perform work tasks safely;
  9. demonstrate an understanding of the major groups of metal types and their usage; and
  10. illustrate how common welding techniques, equipment, and tools are used to join metal shapes and plates.

Specific Program Information:

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this Competency Area.

Required Courses

Total Hours: 6

Students must meet prerequisites before taking these courses.

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