Certified Production Technicians use technology to set-up, test, and adjust advanced manufacturing machinery or equipment. It is up to technicians to stay on schedule, anticipate maintenance needs, and work quickly to resolve issues that may impede productivity. Advanced manufacturing employers hire our students as machinists and maintenance technicians. Mechanically inclined individuals are strong candidates for this training. At the completion of this course, students will take four individual certificate assessments for the nationally recognized Certified Production Technician certification. The curriculum includes instruction on the following technology:
A desire to work with machinery and a mechanical aptitude is recommended.
Education: Students who successfully complete this training will receive an industry recognized certification from the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)
The curriculum includes instruction on the following technology:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)
- Additive (3D) Manufacturing
- Autonomous Robots
- Augmented Reality
- Data Analytics
- Advanced Materials
Job Outlook: A Certified Production Technician has an average earning potential for salary in the United States of $36,000 per year, depending on experience, certifications, and job performance.