Mold Design Certificate

Program Number: 97-617-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: West Bend, some courses available at the Fond du Lac campus.
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Are you creative, detail-oriented and enjoy working with machinery? Tap your artistic side and advance your manufacturing career with a certificate in mold design from Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

Moraine Park’s mold designer training program was developed for people with a background in manufacturing, machining, mold set-up or an associate degree in Mechanical Design Technology. This certificate is also perfect for tool and die maker journey persons interested in moving into a design role in their field.

We want our students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, which is why we have worked with leaders in business and industry to develop Critical Core Manufacturing Skills (CCMS). The Mold Design Certificate at MPTC is designed to help students work cooperatively, work productively, listen effectively, demonstrate a positive attitude, maintain a safe work environment, demonstrate integrity, communicate clearly, follow directions, apply problem solving strategies, apply mathematical reasoning, think critically and adapt to change.

What You'll Learn

In addition to mold design, tool design, jig and fixture design, students gain hands-on experience using 3D CAD software programs including SolidWorks.

Approximate Costs
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Additional Information
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Career Opportunities
  • Mold Designer
  • Die Cast Die Designer
  • Tool Designer
  • Product Designer
Admission Process

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    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

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    Semester 1
    617-114CAD 3-D, SolidWorks3
    617-115Jig and Fixture Design3
    617-123Advanced SolidWorks Assembly Modeling3
    617-149Tool Design4
    617-152Mold Design 23
    617-153Mold Design 33