Industrial Process and Maintenance Theory, SC

This is a draft edition of the 2024-2025 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Program Description

The Skills Certificate, Industrial Process and Maintenance Theory is aimed at providing students with the theoretical knowledge necessary for entry in various roles in the field of manufacturing and automation. It will cover a broad range of industry relevant concepts, terms and theories.

This program is not eligible for financial aid. However, it may be eligible for scholarship funding if the student is awarded scholarships.

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
MPT 111 Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation I 3
MPT 112 Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation II 3
MPT 114 Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation III 3
 Semester Total9
 Total Units9

Program Requirements

Skills Certificates can consist of a single course or a short set of courses that provide training for entry-level positions or career advancement. These short-term certificates may also prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams.

Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester. Students cannot declare a skills certificate as one's major. Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid. 

To earn a skills certificate, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  2. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
MPT 111Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation I3
MPT 112Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation II3
MPT 114Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Automation III3
Total Units9

Program Outcomes

Students completing the certificate will:

PSLO1: Define basic terms and concepts related to manufacturing.

PSLO2: Identify and explain manufacturing metrics and optimization.

PSLO3: Describe the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).