A one-year certificate in Advanced Manufacturing - Machining is offered as a complement to the Mechanical Technology (A.A.S.) It is designed to provide the skills necessary for employment in the machining industry. Included in this certificate is the coursework and hands-on skills necessary to enter the workforce in a year.
Students who complete the Advanced Manufacturing - Machining certificate will also be prepared to continue in the Mechanical Technology (A.A.S.) degree at Onondaga Community College if desired. The courses included in the certificate provide the Core Advanced Manufacturing and SUNY General Education courses to articulate to other SUNY specialty certificate and degree programs.
The mission of the Advanced Manufacturing Machining Certificate is to prepare students to join the manufacturing industry in a mid-level position or to continue education in the Mechanical Technology field at an upper division college. The program provides students a background in practical engineering and familiarity with state-of-the-art equipment.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate understanding of the principles and theory of manufacturing processes.
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic operation of machine tools.
Apply knowledge of metrology in an industrial setting.
Create and interpret technical drawings and models utilizing current state of the art Computer Aided Design software.
Create and debug basic programs as applied to machine tools.