Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology


     Advanced Manufacturing and Production
    Length 600 Hours  
    Admissions Contact
    St. Petersburg - Nancy Randolph - 727-893-2500 ext. 2522
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    Mission:  The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment in the advanced manufacturing & production process industry with career advancement in manufacturing, maintenance, automation and production, and engineering technology.


    Program J100200 consists of a planned sequence of courses.

    Entry-Level Production Worker - Course ETI0400 (150 Hours) – Content emphasizes beginning skills key to the success of working in the manufacturing industry.  Students gain an understanding of technology and the concept of Design for Manufacturing, study workplace safety and workplace organization, workplace communication skills, and basic machine operation.

    Production Quality and Assurance - Course ETI0431 (150 Hours) – Students study how to accurately read and interpret blueprints and schematics, graphic design and computer-aided drawing, quality assurance methods and quality control concepts, use of precision measurement tools and instruments, and understanding modern business practices.

    Manufacturing and Production Processes - Course ETI0432 (150 Hours) – Students study how to select production processes, computer-aided manufacturing and flexible manufacturing planning, produce a product via a master project, learn manual milling machines, computer-numeric-control machines and welding systems, and robotic systems used in manufacturing.

    Manufacturing and Production Maintenance - Course ETI0453 (150 Hours) – Students study mechanisms, AC/DC electrical control, programmable logic control, fluid power, maintenance of technological systems, and exploration of employability and career opportunities.

    Distance Education: Available - refer to Distance Learning section

    Articulation Agreements:  Statewide Industry Certification – MSSC Certified Production Technician to Electronics Engineering Technology, A.A.S./A.S. Degree 

    Statewide Industry Certification – MSSC Certified Production Technician to Engineering Technology, A.A.S./A.S. Degree
    Statewide Industry Certification – MSSC Certified Production Technician to Manufacturing Technology, A.A.S./A.S. Degree

    Industry Certification(s):  Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPTAE)

    Related Links:  Find out more about the MSSC Production Technician Certification 

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

    Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in reading, math, and language is pre-assessed using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.

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