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Courses are typically part of programs that focus on one particular subject and can further one’s career or bridge a gap in education so students can earn a degree. Often consisting of a series of lessons, a course can take a few months up to a few years to complete.

What are courses in manufacturing? Students who are interested in innovation, product design, processing, or factory production may choose to take a course in manufacturing. There are different areas of manufacturing, so the focus of the courses will vary depending on the program. Topics may include engineering technology, product development, machining, electromechanical technology, CAM Systems programming, manufacturing welding, and manufacturing management. Examples of classes include technical mathematics, properties of materials, geometric dimensioning, industrial safety, machine trades blueprint reading, computer-aided drafting, and machine processes.

Some of the skills students develop by taking a manufacturing course include mathematical, design, and computer programming abilities that are required in many professional manufacturing careers. Students who take a management course gain communication and delegation skills that may help them professionally and personally.

Because manufacturing course durations can vary depending on the subject, this often factors into the total costs associated with taking this program. Courses are available at educational institutions all around the globe, so students should research a number of schools before making a decision. Online classes may also cut down on tuition requirements. 

There are a variety of careers available in the manufacturing realm. Depending on the students’ educational background, taking a manufacturing course may lead to job titles such as engineering technician, manufacturing supervisor, production manager, machinist, biomedical engineer, Computer Numerical Control programmer, CAM implementer, welder, materials engineer, product testing technician, and equipment maintenance technician.

This online database contains manufacturing programs located locally, internationally, and online. Start now and search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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British Academy of Jewellery

During this intermediate course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide r ... [+]

During this intermediate course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver ring from start to finish.

Topics covered:

Fretwork piercing and black-holing Filing and sanding to high standard Cold forming to size Joint and sweat soldering Polishing to high standard

Level: Intermediate

Entry Requirements:

Have beginner jewelry manufacturing skills or Have completed the summer course “Jewellery Manufacturing for Beginners”

Materials – please bring with you to the course:... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
British Academy of Jewellery

During this course in setting, you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of setting proce ... [+]

During this course in setting, you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of setting processes and styles available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a pair of set earrings from start to finish.

Description:

Setting theory Grain setting Pave setting Prong setting Rub-over setting Introduction to gemmology

Level: Intermediate

Entry Requirements:

Have beginner jewelry manufacturing skills or Have completed the summer course “Jewellery Manufacturing for Beginners”

Materials to bring to the course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop) ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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1 week
Campus
British Academy of Jewellery

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range ... [+]

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver pendant from start to finish.

Topics covered:

Piercing Filing Sanding Forming Soldering Finishing

Level: Beginners

Entry Requirements: None

Materials to be brought to course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop)

Course Dates: July 16 – 20, 2018, 10:00 – 17:00... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
College of du Page

The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for ... [+]

Career Opportunities

The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. The four degree options in the program are: Automated Manufacturing Systems

Drafting and Design Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The Automated Manufacturing program option prepares the student for careers in computer-aided manufacturing, robotics and numerical control. The Drafting and Design degree option prepares the student for careers in the drafting and computer-aided design areas.

The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for entry-level positions as machine operators, machine maintenance personnel and quality control personnel. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree option prepares students for entry-level engineering technician positions in manufacturing.... [-]

USA Glen Ellyn
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Somerset College

With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You ... [+]

Course Description

With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You will use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software in addition to laboratory equipment. What’s more, you’ll develop professional aptitudes that enhance your employability upon graduation.

During this course, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of areas in this diverse sector of engineering. During the first year you will:

Gain a clear understanding of the fundamentals of engineering and the skills required to apply that knowledge effectively. Learn how to assess the risks involved in practical engineering work and quickly gain a thorough understanding of the need to develop, promote and apply safe systems of working. Be encouraged to be creative when considering the design process, analytical in how you solve problems and innovative when you are seeking solutions to engineering problems. Consider your professional and ethical responsibilities and understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. Gain an awareness of relevant contemporary issues such as sustainability, enterprise and responsible business practices. ... [-]
United Kingdom Taunton
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Damelin Part Time

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Production Certificate. ... [+]

Course in Production and Manufacturing - Short Programme in ProductionCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Production Certificate.Entry Requirements Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 11 or equivalent.Course DurationThe programme duration is 64 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays. Please enquire at your campus.Course IntroThe competent learner will be able to adjust and maintain the production process by monitoring and adjusting the process to specifications. The learner will be able to perform finishing activities, quality tests, work safely and discuss incidents and problems relating to the process, materials or products.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
64 hours
Campus