Certificate│8 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus
Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate
A short time investment and you’re on your way to an entry-level position in the manufacturing industry. Gain the hands-on skills you need in Moraine Park Technical College’s Manufacturing Fundamentals certificate.
Gain the skills (and confidence) you need for an entry-level position in the manufacturing industry through Moraine Park’s hands-on Manufacturing Fundamentals certificate. Students get an introduction to manufacturing processes as well as basic training to safely operate machines such as lathes, milling machines and surface grinders.
Moraine Park’s Automated Manufacturing Technician program provides students an introduction to manufacturing processes. Students learn how to read, visualize and interpret industrial blueprints, and practice using basic measuring equipment such as scales, micrometers, dial calipers and gage blocks.
The courses in this certificate can be directly transferred into Moraine Park’s Automated Manufacturing Technician technical diploma and Quality and Advanced Manufacturing Technology associate degree.
The Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate prepares you to work as a production worker or entry-level quality person in a manufacturing environment. With additional experience and/or education, you could find yourself in one of many manufacturing-related careers, such as:
- Production Assembler
- Team Assembler
- Assembly Operator
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.
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High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.