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Certified Production Technician CPT.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 8 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Industrial Engineering Tech
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

This certificate covers a wide array of skills and knowledge required in manufacturing such as safety, processes and production, measurement and quality practices, and maintenance awareness. Each of the four areas allows the student to earn a certificate for that area which leads to the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Production Technician certificate. This certificate is an Industry Recognized Certificate and is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Upon completion students will be eligible for entry-level manufacturing positions where they can demonstrate these skills and knowledge in a manufacturing setting.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the use of manufacturing processes and production systems commonly used in modern industry and show additional emphasis on communication, teamwork, planning, documentation, and coordination. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Manufacturing Processes and Production certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
  • Demonstrate controlling and improving quality in a manufacturing setting, including the concepts of measurement, calibration, auditing, inspection, and continuous improvement. Explores ways that manufacturers use data and analysis to improve quality. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Quality Practices and Measurement certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
  • the student will demonstrate the concepts and practices of safety in advanced manufacturing, including good practices, hazards, prevention, and corrective action. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Safety certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.
  • Demonstrate awareness of basic maintenance requirements of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems utilized in modern manufacturing including the monitoring of key indicators and recognizing potential issues. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Maintenance Awareness certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Career Opportunities

Employers are actively seeking MSSC Certified Production Technician - CPT credential holders, as people that have already shown an aptitude for and a desire to obtain manufacturing entry level jobs. This 8 credit hour certificate may be one of the best investments in education leading to gainful employment available today.

Transferability

None known at this time.

Credentials

This prepares students for the MSSC CPT certification.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
OPT 1201 Introduction to Manufacturing Safety 2
OPT 1202 Quality Practices & Measurement for Manufacturing 2
OPT 1203 Manufacturing Processes & Production 2
OPT 1204 Maintenance Awareness for Manufacturing 2
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

This certificate prepares the student to earn the MSSC Certified Production Technician designation. This is an Industry Recognized Credential leading to many entry level manufacturing careers.

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.