Manufacturing Fundamentals Certificate


Students will learn the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Discover the role of production design, process planning and different manufacturing processes. Understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital and learn how job design helps you accomplish company goals and achieve worker satisfaction. Learn how measurements and standardization improve manufacturing operations. Courses in this certificate will also serve as significant choices as electives for other NTC Technical and Trades associate degree programs.

  • Read prints
  • Utilize measuring systems
  • Select manufacturing materials
  • Understand manufacturing processes

This certificate ladders into NTC's Applied Engineering Technology Associate Degree.


  • Good basic math skills
  • Ability to read ruler
  • Reading comprehension