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, repai… Read more

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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North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, USA

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 ... +

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)
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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 implementat ... +

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
96 hours
Spanish
20 Mar 2020
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Sault College
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

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-energy ind ... +

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-energy industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus