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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Engineering Technology Foundations (1092)

Course Category: 


NOCTI approved testing centers throughout the United States.

September 2020 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to:

Describe engineering fields; Identify job functions in engineering; Describe ethics related to engineering; Explain and demonstrate the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE); Discuss engineering safety; Identify the roles and responsibilities of engineering design team members; Identify characteristics of an effective design team; Select the correct materials and components for specific functions; Test materials for specific characteristics; Explain quality control; Identify engineering measurement tools and instruments; Identify statistical process controls; Discuss word processing and presentation software; Describe and demonstrate the process for using CAD in a design solution; Identify and interpret spreadsheet data for engineering applications; Describe statics principles in engineering; Describe mechanical systems principles; Describe electricity principles; Identify components and applications of fluid power principles; Describe principles and applications of thermodynamics; Identify the components of the design process; Identify the elements of a well-written problem statement; Describe the process of brainstorming; Build a prototype from working drawings using appropriate materials; Test prototype to defined criteria. 


NOCTI exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Technology, or Electronic Technology (9/20).