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Heartland Community College

Design & Fabrication Skills

17 credit hours

Catalog Year 2022-2023

 The Design & Fabrication Skills Certificate prepares you for an entry-level position as a machine operator or welder in a manufacturing environment. You will learn basic engineering design, manufacturing processes, machining skills, and welding skills. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology Certificate or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BTEC 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
MFTG 115 Manufacturing Production & Processes 3
MFTG 130 Engineering Graphics 3
MTT 121 Introduction to Lathe Machining 3
MTT 131 Introduction to Mill Machining 3

TECH 171 or TECH 172

OR

TECH 271 or TECH 272

10-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

OR

30-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

1-2
WELD 110 Introduction to Welding Processes 3
Total Credit Hours 17

Contact Us

Technology Department
WDC 1200
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8860
Fax: 309-268-7963

Email the Technology Department

Adam Campbell

Interim Dean, Career and Technical Education
WDC 2202
Phone: 309-268-8895
Email: Adam.Campbell@heartland.edu