Logistics & Production Technology: Manufacturing Technology
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Contact: Kathi Groover , Career & Technical Training Program Manager • • 301.846.2682 CEWD Registration: Jefferson Hall (J-113) • • 301.624.2888
Contact: Kathi Groover , Career & Technical Training Program Manager
301.846.2682
This is a Continuing Education & Workforce Development (CEWD) program. Most CEWD programs do not require an application, and students may register online. Explore all available options and register today at frederick.edu/QuickEnroll. Select courses may require the completion of a placement test or a pre-requisite course prior to registering. For those courses, online registration is unavailable. If you need further assistance, please contact the CEWD registration office at 301.624.2888. Browse Courses Register Now View tuition and payment information for CEWD courses here. Tuition payment plans are available. For more information, see Financial Aid or contact the financial aid office at 301.846.2620. Scholarships are available for students enrolling in select CEWD programs. Email the Foundation Office or call 301.846.2438 to learn more.
This is a Continuing Education & Workforce Development program. While CEWD courses do not provide academic credits, participants experience affordable, flexible, and rewarding programs, with select courses offering industry recognized training for licensure and career certification at the state and national level.
The new Logistics & Production Technology program at Frederick Community College prepares students for a successful career in supply chain, biotechnology, and manufacturing industries. Students develop competency with in-demand equipment and processes, strengthen mathematics and measurement skills, and practice communication and customer relations. This is a noncredit program that provides a foundation for industry jobs or the pursuit of advanced training.

 

 

 

Program Courses

Courses Coming Spring 2022

PRD 141 Fundamentals - Electricity & Fluid Power
This course focuses on basic principles of electricity, pneumatics and hydraulics, and their use within the manufacturing environment, including how to work safely to decrease production downtime, improve efficiency and increase output. This hands on course teaches students how to design, build, test and troubleshoot these systems using state of the art training equipment. This course can be taken on its own or as part of a three-part series in Manufacturing Technology Level 1 that includes Fundamentals - Electricity and Fluid Power, Fundamentals - Mechanical Systems, and Fundamentals - Sensors, PLCs and Robotics. These courses prepare students to be well-rounded machine operators/production technicians, with responsibility for efficient operation of equipment while ensuring that systems are running at maximum capacity. Students sit for nationally-recognized National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) certifications Fundamentals of Fluid Power - Hydraulics, Fundamentals of Fluid Power - Pneumatics, Fundamentals of Electricity - AC, and Fundamentals of Electricity - DC.

PRD 142 – Fundamentals – Mechanical Systems
This course delivers hands-on, realistic experience in identification, installation, and troubleshooting of common machine elements on industrial-grade equipment. Students install and commission belt, chain, and gear drives and build and align systems. This course can be taken on its own or as part of a three-part series in Manufacturing Technology Level 1 that includes Fundamentals - Electricity and Fluid Power, Fundamentals - Mechanical Systems, and Fundamentals - Sensors, PLCs and Robotics. These courses prepare students to be well-rounded machine operators/production technicians, with responsibility for efficient operation of equipment while ensuring that systems are running at maximum capacity. Students sit for a nationally-recognized National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) certification in Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems.

PRD 143 – Fundamentals – Sensors, PLCs, and Robotics
Using high-end products from Rockwell Automation and Fanuc, students acquire hands-on and realistic experience with industrial control equipment including sensors, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and robotics. This course prepares students to program a PLC efficiently in widely-used programming environments and languages. This course can be taken on its own or as part of a three-part series in Manufacturing Technology Level 1 that includes Fundamentals - Electricity and Fluid Power, Fundamentals - Mechanical Systems, and Fundamentals - Sensors, PLCs and Robotics. These courses prepare students to be well-rounded machine operators/production technicians, with responsibility for efficient operation of equipment while ensuring that systems are running at maximum capacity. Students sit for nationally-recognized National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) certifications in Fundamentals of Sensor Technology, Fundamentals of Robotics, Fundamentals of PLC: Allen Bradley, and Fundamentals of PLC: Siemens.

 

 

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Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights
$54,920.00/yr • +13%*
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Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
$57,320.00/yr • +1%*
*Median pay, projected job growth or decline from 2019-2029. Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020 Edition
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