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Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical engineering is the manufacturing of products that move. It encompasses the entire production process, from drafting an idea for an item, to understanding the mechanics necessary to make the item work, to the production of the completed item, to incorporating that item into larger systems.

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Manufacturing Technology

College of du Page
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Glen Ellyn

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. [+]

Course Studies in Mechanical Engineering in North America 2017. 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. The program also offers a mechanical drafting certificate that prepares students for entry-level mechanical drafting positions. Transfer opportunities for students wishing to complete a bachelor's degree are available. Degrees The Manufacturing Technology program provides training in a wide variety of skill areas of product manufacturing and services. Automated Manufacturing Systems Drafting/Design Manufacturing Technology Manufacturing Engineering Technology Certificates Manufacturing Skills Standards certificate Manufacturing Technology certificate Automated Manufacturing Systems certificate Drafting/Design certificate Computer-Aided Design certificate [-]

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Thunder Bay

Is your goal to find employment in the rapidly expanding technological industry? Are you mechanically inclined? Industry is experiencing a rapidly growing need for the expertise provided by the Mechanical Engineering Technician. [+]

Mechanical Engineering Technician Is your goal to find employment in the rapidly expanding technological industry? Are you mechanically inclined? Industry is experiencing a rapidly growing need for the expertise provided by the Mechanical Engineering Technician. This two-year course of study will develop highly skilled personnel capable of meeting the constantly changing demands brought on by advancing technologies. The program design is broad based, meeting the basic outcomes particular to the Millwright, Machinist, and Steam Fitter trades, while meeting the additional requirements associated with an academic program presented at the Technician level. Two optional co-op placements in industry are an integral part of the program, giving you hands-on experience above and beyond what traditional classroom instruction and laboratories can provide. [-]

Automotive Mechanics

Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Andalusia

Yesterday's automobiles were simple and fun. Backyard muscle car mechanics were plentiful back then, but really well-trained professional technicians with the skills to straighten out those really tough problems have always been scarce. [+]

Course Studies in Mechanical Engineering in North America 2017. Automotive Mechanics Yesterday's automobiles were simple and fun. Backyard muscle car mechanics were plentiful back then, but really well-trained professional technicians with the skills to straighten out those really tough problems have always been scarce. Today's automobiles are still fun, but they aren't simple anymore. And, while backyard mechanics are still around, they are fewer in number, and well-trained technicians are increasingly hard to find. One aftermarket service magazine puts the shortage of competent techs in the United States at more than one million, and as many as 15,000 new positions are opening yearly. Technical Requirements Fundamentals of Automotive Technology Electrical Fundamentals Electrical and Electronic Systems Braking Systems Steering and Suspension Special Topics I and II Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Drive Train and Axles Engine Repair I and II Automotive Emissions Automotive Engines Advanced Automotive Engines Manual Transmission/Transaxle Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Engine Performance and Diagnostics General Education Requirements Introductory Technical English I Introductory Mathematics I Oral Communication Skills Introductory Computer Skills II Orientation Total Credit Hours - 60 Estimated Salary According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015, median hourly earnings of automotive service technicians and mechanics in 2012 was $17.60. The top 10 percent earned more than $60,070. Dealership technicians are often paid in conjunction with a commission based system that can vary by employer. Job Opportunities According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, job opportunities in this occupation are expected to be very good for persons who complete automotive training programs, and... [-]