Sauk Valley Community College

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(H71) Manufacturing: Certified Manufacturing Assistant

College Catalog - H71

Program Description

(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. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 6 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $693.00 $1,791.00 $1,947.00
Course Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Room and Board $3,375.00 $3,375.00 $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $363.96 $363.96 $363.96
Total $4,431.96 $5,529.96 $5,685.96