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Manufacturing: Certified Manufacturing Assistant

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(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
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354.
Steven McPherson, Associate Professor of Electronics/Technology, 815/835-6347.

Major Field Requirements

  • IND 101 - Certified Manufacturing Assistant 6 Semester hour(s)

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 6


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