Catalog: PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Manufacturing Technician (CSC)

Career Studies Certificate
Code: 221-900-50

Purpose: To prepare students for employment in manufacturing.

Occupational Objectives: This Career Studies Certificate is designed as an entry-level training program aligned to recognized, highly transferable industry credentials. This two-semester program is aligned to coursework in the Electronics and Computer Technology (AAS) Program. Students will engage in coursework in the fields of electricity, electronics, industrial maintenance, mathematics, and mechanics in order to gather the skills necessary for attainment of the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (Manufacturing Skills Institute) and Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant (Siemens). Job titles may include Engineering Technician, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, and Mechatronic Systems Assistant.

Required Courses

Course NameCreditsTerm TakenGrade
CAD 151 - Engineering Drawing Fundamentals I Credits: 3
ETR 113 - DC and AC Fundamentals I Credits: 4
ETR 140 - Introduction to Mechatronics Credits: 3
ETR 156 - Digital Circuits and Microprocessor Fundamentals Credits: 4
IND 113 - Materials and Processes in Manufacturing I Credits: 3
MEC 155 - Mechanisms Credits: 3

Total minimum credits: 20