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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 Quality Practices and Measurement

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

November 2007 - December 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: participate in periodic internal quality audit activities; correctly check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment; suggest continuous improvements; inspect materials and product/process at all stages to ensure required specifications; document results of quality tests; communicate issues with quality and take corrective action to restore or maintain quality; record process outcomes and trends; identify fundamentals of blueprint reading; and use common metric and measurement systems and precision measurement tools.

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: internal quality audit activities, calibration of gages and other data collection equipment; inspection of  materials and product/process at all stages, quality test results, communicate of issues with quality, corrective action to restore or maintain quality, process outcomes and trends, fundamentals of blueprint reading,  common metric and measurement systems and precision measurement tools.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Quality Assurance Technology, Industrial Supervision, Machine Tool Technology, or Technology Elective (10/12).

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