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Sinclair College

Additive Design Specialist ADS.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 9 - 10 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

This certificate will introduce students to additive design and manufacturing using 3D modeling software and 3D printers.

Program Outcomes

  • Use appropriate post-design and printing processes to improve design and functionality.
  • Use appropriate 3D modeling software to design a solution to a challenge.
  • Research and select the appropriate printing method.

Career Opportunities

This certificate provides students with the basic skills needed to work as a technician in rapid prototyping using 3D design, 3D printing and post processing.


Course Title Credits
(MET 1231 (Introduction to Drafting & Design using Inventor) OR MET 1301 (SolidWorks Basics) OR MET 1331 (NX (Unigraphics) Basics) OR MET 1351 (Solid Edge Basics)) 3 - 4
MET 1401 Additive Design & Printing 3
MET 1431 Additive Manufacturing Post Process 3
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.