Manufacturing Production Specialist Certificate of Achievement (Certificate of Achievement, 2020-2021)

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement

Program Description


Provides foundation skills and experiences in manufacturing processes and systems, develops an awareness of manufacturing systems and technologies, and creates a level of technological literacy essential for today’s advanced manufacturing operations. The Basic Manufacturing Production Specialist certificate provides the educational essentials for working at the production level in Advanced Manufacturing and leads to the Mechatronic Manufacturing Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the mathematical functions specific to their trade.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the occupational health and safety requirements relative to the workplace in general and specific to their trades.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic industrial computer applications in the general workplace and specific to their trades.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the application of graphic design relative to the general workplace and specific to their trades.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of job skills specific to their trades.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the following essential knowledge and skills: troubleshooting, measurement, communication, use of hand tools, use of personal protection equipment, graphic interpretation, and problem solving.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements and Eligibility
  • High school diploma or GED
  • ENG-131 eligible by the beginning of the second semester or successful completion of ENG-081 or ENG-082.
  • Successful completion of TAMA-110 or MATH-101 with a grade of C or better.
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2017 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.