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Computer Aided Manufacturing/Project STEP II CAMPS.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 - 34 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

A nine-month intensive training program offered by Sinclair Community College in cooperation with the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association, the Computer Aided Manufacturing certificate completion prepares a graduate for employment in the machining industry as well as career advancement. To enroll for the certificate beginning in August and finishing in May, a student must meet with and be approved by the STEP II program coordinator. The student who is accepted into the program will receive 25-30 hours of classroom and laboratory instruction per week as well as producing for personal-use tools valued at approximately $1,500. A co-op option is provided for those students who wish to work during their second semester.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify new changes in career field and build personal skills to maintain state-of-the-art competencies.
  • Demonstrate applied competencies in the areas of machining applications, drafting techniques and blueprint interpretation.
  • Analyze manufacturing engineering problems (general and technical) and make appropriate decisions.
  • Demonstrate technical engineering skills appropriate to program requirements.
  • Demonstrate mathematical skills required for occupation.

Career Opportunities

Careers are available for entry-level in the precision machining and tool-and-die industries.

Additional Information

This program is available in the following format:

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Course Title Credits
CAM 1107 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting with AutoCAD 3
CAM 1116 Fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control Operations 3
CAM 1142 Advanced Shop Floor Math 3
CAM 1161 Machine Operations Laboratory I 8
CAM 2145 Shop Floor Programming 3
CAM 1162 (Machine Operations Laboratory II) OR CAM 1162 (Machine Operations Laboratory II) OR CAM 2700 (Computer Aided Manufacturing Internship) 4 - 8
MAT 1110 Math for Technologists 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
OPT 1100 Tooling & Machining Metrology 2
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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.