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Manufacturing: Certified Manufacturing Assistant

(H71) Certificate

The purpose of the Certified Manufacturing Assistant program is to meet industry requirements for employees with essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes to successfully perform as entry-level workers in any manufacturing organization.

Work and Employment

The SVCC Certified Manufacturing Assistant program is designed to train entry-level manufacturing employees.These would include machinery maintenance workers, repair workers, general assembly workers, and other entry-level workers. This certificate is an excellent introduction into any of Sauk's manufacturing certificates or AAS degrees.

Special Considerations

To obtain employment in a manufacturing plant, most individuals will be required to possess a high school diploma or GED. A drug test has become customary in most manufacturing companies before hiring.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Steven McPherson, Associate Professor of Electronics/Technology, 815/835-6347. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 6 credit hours.

Tuition $666.00 $1,920.00 $2,082.00
Fees $76.00 $76.00 $76.00
Course Fees * $0.00 * $0.00 * $0.00
Total Tuition and Fees $742.00 $1,996.00 $2,158.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.