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Printed on 9/20/2019

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice New

50-420-9 Apprenticeship (A) 7.5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

As an entry-level industrial manufacturing technician, you’ll operate industrial production-related equipment, work with manufacturing-related tools and perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings. As an apprentice, you’ll learn to set up, operate, monitor and control production equipment, as well as, help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements. This apprenticeship-training program requires you to first be employed so you can get the most out of on-the-job learning with related instruction in a classroom. When you complete the program, you’ll be ready for journey-level work.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Occupational Specific (5.5 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Industrial Mfg Technician Apprentice 1
50-420-510
2.75Credit
96
0
N/A
96 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. The first semester of related instruction includes an orientation to the trade and manufacturing, then followed by the MSSC safety module, MSSC quality module, OSHA 10 certification, blueprint reading, visual inspection, measurement and first aid & CPR training. Manufacturing concepts will be introduced and applied in a variety of manufacturing settings. MSSC modules 1 and 2 are aligned with the learning plans for this course along with the MATC course Machine Trades Math.
Industrial Mfg Technician Apprentice 2
50-420-512
2.75Credit
96
0
N/A
96 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. The second semester of related instruction includes the MSSC manufacturing processes and production and maintenance awareness modules, along with communication, lean manufacturing, problem solving, and frontline leadership. Manufacturing related concepts will be applied to a variety of industrial setting. The course wraps-up with an examination of emerging trends and technologies, and future directions for manufacturing. MSSC learning objectives in modules 3 and 4 are aligned with the learning plans for this course. In addition, the MATC Communication for Apprentices course is included in the learning plans but will stand alone for registration and transcript purposes.

Occupational Supportive (2 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Mathematics for the Machine Trades
50-420-711
1Credit
32
0
N/A
32 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Provides applied mathematics instruction from a review of basic arithmetic; basic algebra; applications, based on geometry; right triangle trigonometry, oblique angle trigonometry and compound angles.
Oral & Written Comm for Machine Tool
50-420-712
1Credit
32
0
N/A
32 hours in class and estimate 0 hours outside of class. Introduces the apprentice to basic communication concepts relating to the workplace. It is designed specifically for the apprentice to acquire the necessary skills of giving instructions, writing a technical memo, and explaining a technical process. Throughout the course the apprentice will brainstorm, write, edit, revise, and use one-on-one communication delivery in a small group. The course combines lecture and hands-on activities utilizing information which the apprentice brings from the workplace.

Expected Competencies


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