Program Description

The Quality Manufacturing Technical Diploma is designed specifically to develop manufacturing leaders that can utilize concepts of quality and improvement. Learners will be able to apply the concepts of Quality Assurance, Statistical Process Control, Problem Solving, and Lean/Six Sigma. As an Embedded Technical Diploma this program fully ladders into the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Associate Degree program. Courses in this technical diploma will also serve as significant choices as electives for other NTC Applied Engineering and Technology associate degree programs. Potential occupations include: Inspector, Quality Assurance Auditor, Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Assurance Technician, Quality Auditor, Quality Control Inspector and Quality Control Technician.

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
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at Spencer
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at Wittenberg
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at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Provide cost savings in manufacturing while retaining product quality
  • Foster a team atmosphere
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems in all sectors of manufacturing
  • Work effectively in a variety of applied engineering roles with limited supervision

Courses

The Quality Manufacturing Technical Diploma is a 17 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

QUALITY ASSURANCE 1.00
PRECISION MEASURING 1.00
LEAN MANUFACTURING FUNDAMENTALS 2.00
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 3.00

Second Term

MATERIALS OF INDUSTRY 2.00
STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL 2.00
INTRODUCTION TO SIX SIGMA 3.00
PROBLEM SOLVING & TEAMS 2.00
INTERPRETING ENGINEERING DRAWINGS 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Quality Manufacturing Technical Diploma Earns You:

Additional Information

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.