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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Certified Production Technician Maintenance Awareness

Location: 
Various, distance learning format.
Length: 
35-45 hours.
Dates: 

October 2007 - December 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform preventive maintenance and routine repair; monitor indicators to ensure correct operations; perform all housekeeping to maintain production schedule; use welding techniques; recognize potential maintenance issues with basic production systems: assess situations to inform maintenance personnel about problems with the following issues: electrical systems, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, machine automation systems, lubrication processes, bearings and couplings, belts and chain drives.

Instruction: 

Instruction is offered via classroom or online through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab required interaction with instructor, and final exams. The course assesses students' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online or printed form at proctored testing centers. Topics include: welding, machine automation systems, preventive maintenance and repair, correct operations, maintenance of production schedules, maintenance issues affecting production systems, including: electrical systems, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, machine automation systems, lubrication processes, bearings and couplings, belts and chain drives.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Machine Tool Technology, Supervisory Management, or as Technology Elective (10/12).

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