February 23, 2024

UC Clermont offers summer computer-aided manufacturing certificate

Both of those latest production engineering students and experts utilized in the field are eligible for the certification, which can be gained by way of completion of four classes. UC’s summertime semester begins Might 9.

Even though certificate coursework is principally online, it does include hands-on expertise with equipment in the college’s state-of-the-artwork laptop or computer numerical control lab, situated at Grant Occupation Heart in Bethel, Ohio.

Computer aided manufacturing (CAM) is the know-how utilized to put together programs to be executed on laptop numerical management (CNC) devices. CNC machines are the industrial gear applied to produce factors made use of in producing. CAM is the bridge among personal computer-aided style and design and CNC machines. CAM operators import 3D styles, set up machining parameters, produce device paths and deliver ultimate CNC programs employed to equipment parts in industrial settings.

“CAM operators, CNC programmers and CNC operators are very sought right after within the production marketplace in our region and nationwide,” said Chris Goodman, associate professor of manufacturing engineering technology at UC Clermont. The typical starting up wage in the field is $49,600.

The UC Clermont CAM certificate plan is intended to present learners with prerequisite information required for entering a occupation in computer system aided manufacturing, CNC programming, and machining. Learners will employ CAM program and full-sizing CNC industrial machines to attain this information. The plan involves two courses from the present Manufacturing Engineering Technology affiliate diploma made available by UC Clermont, and two new programs developed for the certificate application.

The certificate can be completed as a standalone coaching for a vocation in CAM or as a stackable credential for entry into the associate and bachelor’s degree packages in producing engineering at UC Clermont. Whole certificate charge of tuition and training course elements for Ohio inhabitants is approximately $3,500.  

The certification is presented by means of the college’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology program, which prepares college students for a selection of positions in just the manufacturing sector. Students gain specialized schooling in manufacturing processes — lean manufacturing, task administration, generation administration, pc-integrated manufacturing (CIM) and robotics, pc-aided structure (CAD) and difficulty fixing.

For more information about the CAM certificate at UC Clermont, stop by ucclermont.edu/cam or contact Chris Goodman at [email protected] or 513-558-5344. To enroll, get hold of UC Clermont admissions at [email protected] or 513-558-8316.  

Photograph showcased above: Student Hailey Sampson operates machinery in the UC Clermont production engineering lab, situated at Grant Occupation Centre in Bethel, Ohio. Image/Danny Kidd.