Printed on 7/16/2024

Production Inspection & Metrology

20-623-19 Certificate (C) 5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

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

Growing emphasis on Production Part Approval Processes (PPAP) and Advanced Production Quality Planning (APQP) puts metrology professionals in demand. You’ll receive training on basic measurement tools and advanced measurement techniques including the programming and operation of coordinate measuring machines (CMM).


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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.

    Technical Studies (5 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Metrology, Inspection & Testing

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10623173
    • Credits: 3.00

    Offers the student a practical means to plan and use inspection systems and measurement equipment to collect meaningful data to assess and improve the overall approach to meeting customer standards. Students will also develop competence in the care and use of various hand measurement tools as well as the implementation of a calibration program.

  • Advanced Inspection Techniques

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10623175
    • Credits: 2.00

    Develops in-depth inspection skills utilizing a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing techniques. Also introduces advanced technologies used for inspection and reverse engineering activities.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10623173 - Metrology, Inspection & Test​


Expected Competencies

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