Certificate of Achievement 12-17 Semester (or 17-27 Quarter) Units
Mechanical engineering technicians utilize mechanical design and the process of developing a product that can improve society. The certificate will produce technicians who are able to analyze, design, implement and maintain mechanical systems, communicate effectively, and work well on team-based project. The certificate prepares students to secure careers as technicians in various related occupations such as: mechanical engineering technicians (17-3026), engineering technicians, except drafters (17-3029), electro-mechanical technicians (17-3024), industrial engineering technicians (17-3026). It provides students with an opportunity to gain work experience while continuing their education pursuing a 4-year degree.
To accommodate working students, some courses are available during the evening/weekends and students may enroll full or part-time. Students who complete the program requirements are awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Engineering Technology – Mechanical Engineering Technician.
Also, the certificate is a response to address advanced manufacturing proposal outcomes that were funded through Strong Workforce Program this year.