Advanced Manufacturing Academy

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Overview

Obtain the most relevant stackable credentials offered for the Manufacturing Professions at ECPI’s Advanced Manufacturing Academy. Advanced Manufacturing is used to describe flexible manufacturing systems that use innovative technology to improve the design and manufacture of products and processes. The program will teach you how these systems interact using robotic and transport-based automation including modular work cells: assembly stations, storage locations, machining centers, welding centers and painting stations – play out in the product, from design to manufacture to delivery to the customer. Each student will acquire an overview of how a complete system is tied together to produce high quality product at a low cost. The students will learn marketable skills in a variety of Automated Manufacturing processes to enter the dynamic world of high-tech manufacturing. Select all from the list below, or take those subject areas that are needed for you.

Topics Covered:

  • Careers in Manufacturing
  • Trends in Manufacturing
  • Inside the Workplace
  • Safety Practices
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Production
  • Production Materials
  • Production Processes
  • Tool and Equipment Operation
  • Production Planning and Workflow
  • Production Components
  • Controlling and Documentation Production
  • Packaging and Distribution
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Inspection and Auditing
  • Preventative and Corrective Action
  • Quality Math
  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Logic and Controls
  • Chemistry

By taking the above courses you can earn a credential from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) as a Certified Production Technician (CPT), and/or a certification from the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) as a Manufacturing Technician Level 1.

ECPI can also offer customized training in PLC’s, CNC machining and more. Contact us for details.