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Production Technologies (16 credit)

  • Certificate
  • 16 credits
  • Delivery Method: On-Campus

Why Study Production Technologies (16 credit) at LSC?

The production technologist certificate aligns with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council’s (MSSC) assessment and certification. Once you have completed these courses you will have the skills and knowledge to pass the credentialing exam.

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  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor Welding
    I loved the Lake Superior College welding program. It’s a great program, very hands-on. Nicole Okstad
    Alum, Welding
  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor CNC Programmer – Machine Technology
    I have a four year degree. I worked at a job 25 years. I decided it was time to reinvent myself. Jay
    CNC Programmer – Machine Technology
  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor CNC Programmer – Machine Technology
    I love my job at IKONICS. My CNC degree from LSC trained me well for this always challenging, high-tech position as a CNC programmer. Matt Gildner
    Alum, CNC Programmer – Machine Technology

Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Manufacturing right for you?

Manufacturing workers work with products and equipment. You might design a new product, decide how the product will be made, or make the product. You might work on cars, computers, appliances, airplanes, or electronic devices.

Plan Your Education

The Production Technologies (16 credit) Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures
  • Use technical mathematics to solve problems
  • Demonstrate use of common computer software
  • Analyze and apply specific manufacturing process procedures
  • Identify and apply specific quality procedures
  • Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately for a variety of projects
  • Identify appropriate and inappropriate professional behavior
  • Identify career pathways to machining, welding and automation
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