Project IMPACT

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Metropolitan Community College

MCC
  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Charlie Allen, MSSC Certified Production Technician certification; Diversified Manufacturing Technology completion award; OSHA 10 Hour General Industry certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Claudia Patricia Farkas-Pinto, MSSC Certified Production Technician certification; Diversified Manufacturing Technology completion award; OSHA 10 Hour General Industry certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Guillermo Palma, Diversified Manufacturing Technology completion award; OSHA 10 Hour General Industry certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Hilda Acosta, Diversified Manufacturing Technology completion award; OSHA 10 Hour General Industry certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Lukas Short, MCC diversified manufacturing technology award, OSHA 10-hour Certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Glenn Koplin, MCC diversified manufacturing technology award, OSHA 30 hour Certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Adrian Washington, MCC diversified manufacturing technology award, OSHA 10-hour Certification, OSHA forklift operator certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    Michael Gonser, MSSC Certified Production Technician certification, MCC diversified manufacturing technology award; OSHA 10-hour Certification; OSHA forklift operator certification

  • MCC Certificate Graduates

    from right to left: Willy Fisher, applied technology faculty; Adrian Washington, student; Michael Gonser, student; Lukas Short, student; Glenn Koplin, student; Bob Boyer, applied technology faculty; Robert Caldwell, Project IMPACT participant coach; Dwayne Probyn, Nebraska Advanced Manufacturing Coalition; Kirk Ahrends, dean of Applied Technology


Nebraska Diversified Manufacturing Technology Program offers certificates, diplomas, and degrees that are stackable toward nationally recognized and transferrable credentials for the industry. These courses are aligned with the nationally-recognized Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician(CPT).

Choose one of the career paths:

  • Diversified Manufacturing Technology Award
  • Manufacturing Process Operations Career Certificate
  • Associates in Applied Science Degree
  • Other MCC Manufacturing Training Programs

Diversified Manufacturing Technology Award


Complete the following pathway:

  • Introduction to Process and Power Operations
  • Safety Topics for Process and Power Operations
  • Introduction to Process Operations in Manufacturing Technology
  • Introduction to Quality and Continuous Improvement

Manufacturing Process Operations Career Certificate


Complete the following pathway:

Diversified Manufacturing Technology Express Certificate

  • Introduction to Process and Power Operations
  • Safety Topics for Process and Power Operations
  • Introduction to Process Operations in Manufacturing Technology
  • Introduction to Quality and Continuous Improvement

Plus:

  • Employability Skills for Process, Power, and Energy-Related Fields
  • Stationary Engineering I
  • Basic Electricity for Power and Process

Process Operations Technology

This degree trains individuals for high quality, entry-level positions in a variety of continuous process operating plants, including ethanol, bio-diesel, and other bio-processing industries.

AAS Degree

Complete the following pathway:

Manufacturing Process Operations Career Certificate

  • Introduction to Process and Power Operations
  • Safety Topics for Process and Power Operations
  • Introduction to Process Operations in Manufacturing Technology
  • Introduction to Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Employability Skills for Process, Power, and Energy-Related Fields
  • Stationary Engineering I
  • Basic Electricity for Power and Process

General Education Requirements:

  • ENGL 1220 - Technical Writing
  • ENGL 1240 - Oral & Written Reports
  • MATH 1240 - Applied Mathematics
  • HRML 1010 - Human Relations Skills
  • INFO 1001 - Information Systems & Literacy
  • Any Social Science

Program Requirements:

  • INCT 2050 - Problem Solving
  • INCT 2060 - Mechanical Power Systems
  • INCT 2070 - Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • PROT 2302 - Stationary Engineering II
  • PHYS 1010 - Applied Physics
  • PROT 1100 - Process Instrumentation & Control
  • PROT 1110 - Reading and Understanding Process Diagrams
  • INCT 1212 - Introduction to Motor and Machine Controls
  • INCT 2231 - Programmable Logic Controllers I

Manufacturing Express Lane Certificates

Today’s manufacturing environment requires higher level skills with advanced technologies, such as robotics and computerized production. MCC’s Welding Technology and Commercial Numerical Controls (CNC) Express Lane Certificates are ideal for individuals wanting to upgrade their skills to meet the demands of a changing manufacturing workplace.


Welding Technology - Fabrication Express Lane Certificate

  • DRAF 1100 – Auto CAD
  • WELD 1700 – Intro to Fabrication
  • WELD 2710 – Industrial Fabrication Project

Industrial & Commercial Trades – CNC Express Lane Certificate

  • DRAF 1100 – Auto CAD
  • INCT 2410 – CNC 1 Setup & Operation
  • INCT 24XX – CNC 2 G-Code Programming (2411?)
  • INCT 24XX – CNC 3 MasterCAM (2412?)

Beginning in the 2014-15 school term, Express Lane Certificates in Welding Technology and CNC will be stackable toward MCC’s Associates Degrees in Welding Technology, Precision Machine CNC, and Precision Machine Tool and Die.

Welding Technology - This program provides training and certifications in the major welding processes. Students completing the program are exposed to standard welding procedures used in industry as well as established safety standards and measures. Fabrication projects require students to apply and fine-tune their welding skills, including reading welding blueprints.

Precision Machine CNC Technology - This degree provides training in machine tool operation and related subjects such as bench layout, machine tool operation, metal removal processes, measuring devices, and classifications of materials. Training includes hands-on work and individualized instruction.

Precision Machine CNC Technology and Tool and Die - This program provides training in machine tool operation and prepares students for a career in tool and die related occupations. Students study die theory of blanking, notching dies, and design and construct a basic die.

Manufacturing Specializations


Manufacturing Specializations is not required for the Diversified Manufacturing Degree. It is an optional degree for those who want a specialization in one of the seven categories.

Complete the following pathway:


Diversified Manufacturing Technology Award

  • Introduction to Process and Power Operations
  • Safety Topics for Process and Power Operations
  • Introduction to Process Operations in Manufacturing Technology
  • Introduction to Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Math - General Education Requirement
Select a minimum of two classes from each of the six concentrated areas, except E/M which only has one course available:
  • DRAF Solid Works
  • DRAF Design Concepts
  • E/M ELEC Fluid Power
  • ELEC Programmable Logic Controllers in Automation Systems
  • ELEC Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers in Automation Systems
  • ELEC Robotics and Vision systems
  • ENER Introduction to Energy Generation
  • ENER Mechanical & Fluid Fundamentals
  • ENER Data Acquisition
  • ENER Technical Diagrams
  • MACH Blue Print Reading & Drawing
  • MACH Materials of Industry
  • MACH CNC1
  • MFGT Engineering Drawing & Design
  • MFGT Autodesk Inventor
  • WELD Oxyacetylene Theory
  • WELD Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting
General Education Requirements:
  • Oral Communications
  • Written Communications
  • (Plus two classes from the four areas below; no two classes from the same area). Science, Social Science, Humanities, and/or Computer Technology
Manufacturing Specializations
  • Computer Aided Design Drafting
  • Electrical & Electromechanical Technology
  • Electronic Systems Technology
  • Energy Generation Operations
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Precision Machining and Automation Technology
  • Welding Technology




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For 40 years, Metropolitan Community College has provided quality, affordable education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Serving more than 40,000 students annually, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second-largest postsecondary institution in the state.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, MCC has more than 100 programs in business administration, IT, culinary arts, industrial and construction technologies, nursing and allied health, social sciences and services, and visual arts and electronic technologies. Utilizing one-year or two-year programs, transfer tracks, short-term career certificates or individual classes, students can tailor their education to meet their goals.

MCC also offers classes for business and industry as well as continuing education courses, ranging from single sessions to six weeks, where students build technical or work-related skills and engage in personal enrichment opportunities. Eight urban, suburban and semi-rural locations provide a necessary convenience for students. Through online classes, the College’s reach traverses Nebraska and beyond.



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402-738-4771

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