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Top Diploma Programs in Manufacturing

A diploma shows an employer that you have completed the study of a certain subject. You can pursue a diploma right out of secondary school or while working in your chosen career. Diplomas take between six months and multiple years to earn, depending on the scope of the program.

What is a diploma in manufacturing? Most manufacturing activities are learned skills, such as machine tooling, repairing factory equipment and welding. This means earning a manufacturing diploma often includes hands-on learning with tools and various metals. There may be an introductory period where you learn safety practices for the equipment you'll later train on, and some diploma programs require prior experience with machinery of some kind.

While earning a manufacturing diploma, you may learn useful life skills such as fine motor skills, safety practices and patience. You may find some small tasks and problems easier to solve with these skills and experience less stress when waiting in line or in a lobby.

Some factors that influence the cost of a diploma include school location, number of courses necessary to complete the program and how many supplies you will need. If you take courses online, you can save on transportation and physical books.

What kind of careers can you apply for after you complete a manufacturing diploma? If you are looking for factory work, then search for job titles such as assembly worker, production worker or line crew. If you studied the logistical side of manufacturing, then you may qualify as a structural analyst, freight dispatcher or lab technician. You can also narrow your career options by considering the kind of manufacturing you're interested in and whether you want seasonal or permanent work.

Manufacturing diplomas are found in many institutions with either engineering or industrial departments. Some programs include online components. 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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Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to develop and certify high-level skills in tools and methodologies related to quality and productivity systems. Execute your training as ... [+]

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Develops and certifies high-level competencies in tools and methodologies related to quality and productivity systems. Execute your training as a specialist in the implementation of lean principles throughout the value chain. It helps manufacturing and service companies increase their profitability.

Benefits of the programYou will apply slender thinking in manufacturing, functional areas and the entire value chain.• You will develop a comprehensive vision of essential concepts and practices of operational excellence.You will learn and apply concepts and techniques to ensure efficient operation.You will know what is really important for your clients and their values.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Monterrey Santiago de Querétaro San Luis Potosi Ciudad Juarez Toluca Chihuahua Irapuato  + 4 More
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
96 hours
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to acquire the tools and systems that allow you to master innovative techniques as well as deploy, harmonize and install in the automotiv ... [+]

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Acquire the tools and systems that allow you to master innovative techniques and deploy, harmonize and install in the automotive industry the concepts demanded by customers in a common language.

Benefits of the programYou will deepen your knowledge of automotive tools and systems.You will learn the methodology to successfully install automotive concepts.You will evaluate the status of implementation of these issues in the organization.You will know the trends and needs of the automotive industry.You will develop competences in the application of automotive topics.Addressed to

Medium and managerial, university and technical superiors within the area of ​​the manufacturing industry and people with middle management and management.... [-]

Mexico Aguascalientes
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
115 hours
Campus
Sault College

The program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a rewarding career as a Mechanical Technician in the steel, mining, and wind-energ ... [+]

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Manufacturing (4039) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma

Program Overview

The Mechanical Engineering Technician - Manufacturing program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a rewarding career as a Mechanical Technician in the steel, mining, and wind-energy industry. You will receive a strong foundation in a wide variety of industrial applications including how to assist in preparing conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs, drawings and specifications; carry out mechanical tests and analysis of machines, components and materials; help with the design of material handling, drives and maintenance equipment for use in manufacturing processes; assist in the inspection of mechanical installations and conduction projects; and participate in the installation, repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment.... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

Welding Diploma is a two-semester program designed for individuals seeking skill development and certification in common welding procedures leading to employment in a va ... [+]

Welding Diploma is a two-semester program designed for individuals seeking skill development and certification in common welding procedures leading to employment in a variety of industries. The program is recognized as an Institutional Member of the American Welding Society and upon completion of all coursework, AWS Certification can be attained. The program’s outlined competencies are achieved through a combination of classroom theory, welding demonstration, and practice. Primary emphasis is placed upon hands-on skill development in a state-of-the-art lab facility. Through completion of the program, students gain competency in arc, gas, and automated welding and cutting processes.

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USA Mason City
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus