Production Technology: Quality Assurance

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Production Technology: Quality Assurance program is designed for students to obtain the skills required to be considered as a quality technician in a manufacturing environment.


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Field of Interest: 
Applied Technology
Academic Plan Code: 
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2018 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
MET109Machine Trades Print Reading (3) OR
one year direct work experience with Mechanical machine drawing OR
satisfactory placement on departmental placement exam.0-3
Admission criteria

Math assessment score on District placement exam placing students into MAT090 or higher, or permission of department.

Academic Plan: 
Production Technology: Quality Assurance (CER)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
MET112Inspection Techniques3
MET113Applied Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance3
MET119Workplace Quality Systems3
MET220Fundamentals of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM)3
MET224Applied Statistical Process Control Methods3
MET231Manufacturing Processes and Materials3
MET254Lean and Six Sigma Applied Concepts3
MET284Advanced Quality Process Methods3
  • Solve shop related problems using algebra, geometry and trigonometry. (MET112, MET220, MET113)
  • Interpret technical drawings for the manufacturing setting. (MET112, MET113)
  • Interpret geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. (MET112, MET220, MET113)
  • Use specific inspection tools and equipment. (MET112, MET231, MET220)
  • Perform data analysis, apply decision making skills. (MET119, MET220, MET224, MET254)
  • Apply quality systems and improvement tools. (MET119, MET224)
  • Explain metal removal processes emphasizing manual milling, drilling and lathe. (MET231)
  • Practice fundamentals of work holding and tooling applications. (MET231)
  • Integrate Quality System concepts into high level problem solutions applied to industry problems. (MET254, MET284)

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