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Certified Manufacturing Specialist - CM51 Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Valdosta, Online, High School

The Certified Manufacturing Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for entry level employment in a manufacturing environment. Topics include organization principles, workplace skills, manufacturing production, automated manufacturing skills, and representative manufacturing skills.

*This program is reserved for high school students in the Ben-Hill Irwin and Coffee service areas.*

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Curriculum Outline (11 hours)
Occupational Courses 11
AUMF 1520

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-Requisites: Program Admission Co-Requisite: None This course provides learners with an overview of the functional and structural composition of organizations. Topics include supply and demand, product flow, types of manufacturing processes, plant safety, structure of manufacturing organizations, manufacturing business principles, employee impact on the bottom line, and workplace ethics.

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AUMF 1560

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-Requisites: Program Admission Co-Requisite: None This course provides learners with the knowledge and skills associated with quality and productivity in the manufacturing environment. Topics include world class manufacturing, statistical process control, and problem solving.

1
AUMF 1540

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture -2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-Requisites: Program Admission Co-Requisite: None This course provides the personal and interpersonal effectiveness skills required to succeed in the manufacturing environment. Topics include listening, communication, team skills, personal wellness, problem solving, managing change, and creating a positive image.

2
AUMF 1580

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-Requisites: Program Admission Co-Requisite: None This course provides learners with an introduction to computerized process control and the operational requirements associated with automated machines. It provides theory on basic mechanical fundamentals, the use of hand and power tools, and basic equipment systems found in manufacturing facilities.

3
AUMF 1660

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-Requisites: Program Admission Co-Requisite: None This course provides learners with an introduction to representative manufacturing skills and associated safety requirements. Topics include precision measurements for manufacturing, blueprint reading, simulations, and comprehensive assessment.

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Faculty
Advisor

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Valdosta Campus

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