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Manufacturing Processes

Manufacturing Processes

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Exploring Manufacturing Careers (C)

14 Credits Location: Appleton

If you want to pursue a career in manufacturing, but need more direction on which specific career field best matches your personality and abilities, this program will help. You’ll learn about a variety of manufacturing job opportunities, along with the pay and benefits you can expect. You will also explore the necessary steps to get into the program you choose.

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Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

Become a highly skilled industrial technician with up-to-date knowledge of tools, machines, language and regulations as they apply in manufacturing. You’ll learn about the methods to evaluate, problem solve and improve manufacturing processes. Your courses will cover topics like facility planning, material handling, work measurement and engineering economics.

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Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering Technician (AAS)

61 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

Do you enjoy solving problems? Can you adapt easily to changes in technology and work processes? This program prepares you to be an effective team member and problem solver in today's fast-paced manufacturing environment. You’ll learn about the issues facing production engineering and gain core background knowledge of general manufacturing. You'll also learn about the analytical methods used to evaluate, problem solve and improve processes, and you will explore how different organizations function. You'll be prepared to work in the manufacturing, food processing and service industries.

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Lean/Six Sigma (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

Six Sigma is a quality improvement process that seeks to eliminate defects and minimize variability in manufacturing and business processes. This certificate will help you gain an understanding of the impact of quality on cost and project selection, and you will learn the project management skills to implement Lean in your organization. Your study of advanced statistics will prepare you to measure and analyze processes to drive improvements.

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Lean/Six Sigma Practitioner (AAS) New

60 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

Gain an understanding of the methods used by a Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt to solve problems, eliminate waste and improve processes in industries such as manufacturing, food processing, healthcare, construction and service. You will learn how to measure process results and set goals, involve employees in the DMAIC process, and use data and statistics to drive data-based improvements. You'll be well prepared for the Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam.

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Quality Assurance (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

This certificate will give you the skills you need to be an effective quality technician. You’ll learn about a variety of quality concepts and tools, along with the weights and measures you’ll use to evaluate results. Your training will also focus on the inspection and testing techniques you’ll use to conduct quality audits. You’ll gain a solid understanding of continuous improvement processes.

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Quality Assurance Technician (AAS) New

61 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Online, Oshkosh

Gain an understanding of the methods used by a quality technician to evaluate, solve problems and improve processes in industries such as manufacturing, food processing, healthcare and service. Focus on learning and applying quality principles and standards across a range of applications and processes. Your training will include an emphasis on quality assurance tools and techniques such as measurements, testing and continuous improvement. You will also learn how to effectively engage teams in the process. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for the ASQ Certified Quality Technician exam.

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Student Spotlight: Dave Fagan

Student Spotlight: Dave Fagan

Applied Engineering Technologies, Lean Six Sigma, and Quality Assurance
Student Spotlight: Ted Beres

Student Spotlight: Ted Beres

Industrial Engineering, Safety Emphasis

Individualized Technical Studies

Individualized Technical Studies

Thom Willecke’s eagerness to learn led him to design his own major—and earn a new career in the electronics ...
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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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