Certificate Program in Engineering Studies in North America

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Engineering Studies

A certificate is a document that indicates mastery of a particular skill or discipline. Because certificate programs vary broadly in terms of content and length, strong variation is to be expected from one certificate program to the next.

Engineering is the process of designing, inventing, building and maintaining machines, structures, tools and other things that are a part of daily life. This is done by combining knowledge of empirical evidence, mathematics and global awareness.

 

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Heavy Equipment Truck & Transport Technician Certificate

Parkland College
Campus Full time 36 weeks September 2018 Canada Yorkton

The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician program is designed to give you basic training in two high-demand mechanical trades at once. Heavy duty equipment technicians work on large mobile equipment—bulldozers, cranes, graders, loaders and earthmovers used in construction, mining, forestry and more. Truck and transport mechanics work on trucks, buses and highway transport vehicles for dealers, garages and transportation companies. [+]

The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician program is designed to give you basic training in two high-demand mechanical trades at once. Heavy duty equipment technicians work on large mobile equipment—bulldozers, cranes, graders, loaders and earthmovers used in construction, mining, forestry and more. Truck and transport mechanics work on trucks, buses and highway transport vehicles for dealers, garages and transportation companies.

At our new Trades and Technology Centre, you will learn the skills necessary to assemble, repair, service and maintain all types of Heavy Equipment and Truck/Transport vehicles. You will spend most of your classroom time in our new large shop with our experienced industry-trained instructors where you will receive an education placing you at the forefront of the technical curve. A two-week on the job work experience component in an industrial setting will build on your practical skills and knowledge.... [-]


Executive Certificate Program in Managing Product Design and Development

Northwestern University Segal Design Institute
Campus Full time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related to managing creativity and design, customer-focused innovation, gap analysis in the design process, strategy in design, industrial design essentials, human factors, research, marketing and intellectual property. Participants will also gain skills in managing the product development phase-gate process, teams, and product performance metrics. [+]

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related to managing creativity and design, customer-focused innovation, gap analysis in the design process, strategy in design, industrial design essentials, human factors, research, marketing and intellectual property. Participants will also gain skills in managing the product development phase-gate process, teams, and product performance metrics.

Key Benefits

You will learn:

To identify opportunities in the product development process A structured process for product development including phases and criteria for successful product introductions Human factors and usability in the design process Management strategies and supporting metrics to assure optimal team performance To enhance creativity and manage intellectual capital The underlying principles of successful project management How to conduct end-user focused innovation research and the designer's role in achieving product success Customer-focused innovation and insightful market research Real Case Studies taught by Industry Experts ... [-]

Certificate of Proficiency in Pre-Engineering

Irvine Valley College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Irvine

This program is designed to enhance students' interest in mathematics and sciences by pursuing a career in engineering. The program's core curriculum requires students to take mathematics and physics classes that are the foundation for all engineering projects. The certificate is composed of courses in engineering design, engineering statics and dynamics, material science, network analysis, thermodynamics and programming. [+]

The IVC Engineering Program prepares the aspiring engineering students to meet the first two years of a four-year university engineering degree program. IVC engineering students will be well prepared to transfer to Engineering programs of the UC , CSU , and most local universities. Students may also choose to earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Engineering. At IVC, you will get a lot of personal attention. Smaller class sizes mean more opportunities to ask questions and interact with instructors. The IVC Engineering department has a faculty that comprised of practicing professionals with P.E. certification and experience in the industry, and educators who are well experienced and dedicated to the students learning and success.... [-]


Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) Program

Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Campus Full time 26 months September 2018 USA Irving Casselberry + 1 more

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. [+]

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. The student learns the intricacies of the entire aircraft as each system is dissected for deeper understanding. The students will gain the skills to properly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems as they relate to fixed-wing aircraft and rotary aircraft. This program blends aircraft electrical systems into more advanced aircraft electronics (avionics) that will enable the student to implement the "keep it simple" approach to troubleshooting. Students will prepare to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) test for their Element One and Element Three License, or the GROL (The General Radiotelephone Operators License), as well as the coveted FAA Airframe and Powerplant License. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer graduate will receive the entry-level skills required to maintain and repair aircraft engine systems, airframes, and avionics systems, enabling the graduate to be successful in the ever-expanding field of aviation. This training prepares the student with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the tests administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to... [-]


Certificate in CNC Machining

Goodwin College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA East Hartford

Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. [+]

CNC Operator Training

The face of the industry as we know it has changed forever. Learn the skills you need to succeed in today’s manufacturing in CNC Machining. Goodwin College’s CNC Machining programs are designed to put you on track for a rewarding career in this in-demand field. Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. Combined classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines will provide you with the knowledge and machining experience you’ll need to be successful in the industry. In this CNC operator training program, you will also gain an in-depth understanding of advanced Mastercam skills needed for programming tool location, motion, and feeds and speeds. When you successfully complete this program, you will be prepared to pursue a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credential as a CNC operator.... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology

Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]


Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. [+]

Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians

Recording Arts Program Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. Students learn audio recording methods and how to operate the equipment used in a professional recording studio. Courses include theory, performance, industry standard recording software and hands-on exposure to production processes including tracking, overdubbing, mixing and mastering by participating in recording sessions. The program prepares students for a host of careers within and beyond the recording studio, including but not limited to Assistant Engineer, Assistant Mix Engineer, Studio Booking Technician, Audio/Visual Technician, Studio Owner, Information Technology Specialist and Customer Service Representative, Video Game Audio Engineer, and TV and Film Audio Engineer. Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians (17.5 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Welding Technology Program

Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469

Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses.

To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors.... [-]


Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. [+]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Leadership and Civic Engagement Program

Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: Student Activities Department (530) 895-2427 Kelly Munson, Advisor (530) 895-2945

About the Program

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. The courses focus on the themes of understanding self, understanding others, working in teams, civic engagement, and social and global responsibility and are applicable to all areas of study and careers. Students will have the opportunity to seek out and perform in leadership positions throughout the program and will participate in a monthly cohort.... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology

Fire Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/ Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349 Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2402 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. Students interested in a fire science career have two options: the 19-week Firefighter I Academy or the two-year AS degree program. Students should be in good physical condition. Academy applicants are required to pass reading and writing tests. A basic understanding of chemistry and competence in mathematics is desirable. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career in fire science are encouraged to take classes in reading, writing, mathematics and chemistry. Career Opportunities The A.S. should be considered a step toward a higher degree or specialized instruction. Students who complete the two-year A.S. degree will be able to seek employment in many different areas including careers in firefighting, building inspection and fire prevention. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0136200CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology (27 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Civil Engineering Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Civil Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology Program Francesco Madaro, Advisor (530) 895-2545 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2531 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students to enter the world of Civil Engineering Technologists or Technicians. The program has sufficient breadth to include surveying, map drafting, and computer aided drafting (CAD). After completion of the two-year program, the student will be prepared to enter civil engineering technology at the entry level. To be successful in this program it is desirable that students have background in math through intermediate algebra, physics, and science. A year or more of high school drafting is a plus. Students should be prepared for a rigorous two-year training program. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career as a civil engineering technologist or technician are encouraged to take classes in math, drafting and computer science. Career Opportunities Students who compete this program will be able to serve on a field survey crew, work in an engineering office, and prepare maps for recordation. Students will be able to prepare maps with both conventional drafting instruments and with the help of the computer (CAD). In every constituency there exists a need for trained engineering technicians and technologists. The information in this course of study is used daily in most public works departments in all counties and in all engineering offices in the state. Certificate of Achievement in Civil Engineering Technology... [-]


Certificate in Basic 32

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. [+]

Certificate in Basic 32 - Fire Technology

Fire Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/ Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349 Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2402 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. Students interested in a fire science career have two options: the 19-week Firefighter I Academy or the two-year AS degree program. Students should be in good physical condition. Academy applicants are required to pass reading and writing tests. A basic understanding of chemistry and competence in mathematics is desirable. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career in fire science are encouraged to take classes in reading, writing, mathematics and chemistry. Firefighter I Academy The Firefighter I Academy prepares students for successful completion of the Firefighter I Certificate issued by the California Office of State Fire Marshal and to enter into the workforce as entry level firefighters. The Firefighter I Academy is a special admission academy that is offered twice each year (Fall and Spring) as a 19 week program, 8 hours daily. Accredited by the California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) and the State Board of Fire Services as an Accredited Regional Fire Academy, the Butte College Firefighter I Academy is considered to be one of the premier fire academies in the country. Our Academy graduates have secured fire... [-]


Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Automotive Technology program is a vocational core of courses designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/ Rob Holt, Chair (530) 895-2549 Department Office: SC 115 (530) 879-6103 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Automotive Technology program is a vocational core of courses designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of today's automotive systems. Courses are held in a completely modern and well-equipped lab where the students learn the practical skills and work habits essential to sound pre-employment training. The program's goal is to produce a highly-skilled apprentice, an entry-level technician with strong basic skills in both principles of operation and system service procedures. Butte College offers several ASE/NATEF-certified programs that lead to successful careers in the Automotive Technology industry. Each program has its advantages and offers different entry levels and income. Career Opportunities For Career information please refer to our website: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive Admission to the Program There is a limitation on enrollment into the Automotive program. If you are interested in this program and would like to make an appointment to get on the Automotive waiting list, please refer to our website: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/ From our greeting page follow the links: "Get Started Today", "Click Here To Make an Appointment" Fill out the information fields on the Appointment Contact Information Sheet, and then click the "Send Form" button. You will receive an appointment confirmation within two to three weeks. Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology (48.5 Units)... [-]


Certificate in Engineering Technology Support Specialist

Polk State College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven + 2 more

The Engineering Technology Support Specialist Certificate prepares individuals for initial employment as engineering support specialists or engineering technicians in various specialized areas. Additionally, it provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. This certificate program is the core of the Engineering Process Technology degree program. Credits earned toward this certificate can also be applied to the Associate in Science in Engineering Technology degree. [+]

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Engineering Technology Support Specialist Certificate

prepares individuals for initial employment as engineering support specialists or engineering technicians in various specialized areas. Additionally, it provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. This certificate program is the core of the Engineering Process Technology degree program. Credits earned toward this certificate can also be applied to the Associate in Science in Engineering Technology degree. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses acquisition of information and skills, as well as demonstration of the following elements of the Engineering Technology Program: production materials and processes, quality, computer-aided drafting, electronics, mechanics, instrumentation, and safety. The program technical skills standards align with those of the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC). The MSSC defines the information, skills, and abilities required of today's frontline manufacturing workers. The curriculum provided within the certificate core courses prepares students for the MSSC Certified Production Technician examination. Instead of teaching the courses through traditional lectures and laboratory sessions at scheduled times, all of the material is formatted into self-study modules, called "units," that contain both theory and hands-on components. Units provide information on significant applied engineering competencies, components, circuits, mechanisms, and equipment that are widely used in manufacturing facilities. Several units make up one course. The Engineering Technology lab and classroom facilities at the Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center in Bartow consist of high-quality laboratory equipment for numerous hands-on activities that develop the skills required to construct, operate, analyze, and program a wide range of... [-]


Certificate in Wildland Fire Sciences

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Espanola

This program prepares you for entry-level employment in Wildland Fire Management. It provides entry-level fire suppression and management skills. [+]

This program prepares you for entry-level employment in Wildland Fire Management. It provides entry-level fire suppression and management skills. The student develops efficiency and performance in safety, ethical decision-making, communications, aviation, business management, fire line tactics, water hydraulics, chainsaw operation, and recognition of environmental factors affecting start and spread of wildland fires. The certificate is targeted towards operational Incident Command positions. Completion of this certificate provides the student with the background needed to pursue an Associate Degree in Wildland Fire Science. GENERAL EDUCATION (8 cr) Area I. Communications (4 cr)

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