The General Technician Short-Term Technical Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level technician. The graduate will repair, test, adjust, operate or install engineering equipment. Program prepares students to earn industry endorsed skills credentials:


Program Benefits

  • Short-Term 10 – 16 week programs
  • Employers Engaged in Setting Outcomes & Recruitment
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Industry-Recognized Credentials
  • Building Block to Career Pathways


Industry Recognized Credentials

This program will prepare you to earn:

  • Certified Production Technician (CPT) through Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC)
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  • OSHA-10 Certification


Employment Outlook

Occupational Title Starting Wage Annual Job Openings
Machine Operators and Tenders, Packaging/Fillings  $20,370 397
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General $26,145 1370
Machinist $27,300 937




  • CORE Career and Occupational Readiness Education in Manufacturing


  • Foundations for Manufacturing Careers Milestone

Short-Term Technical Certificate Options

One-Year Technical Certificate Options 

(Internship Opportunities)

Associate of Applied Science Degree Options

(Internship Opportunities)