Manufacturing and Fabrication Technologies

This program prepares students or incumbent workers for careers in industrial production and fabrication. Students will learn the fundamentals of production tooling, fabrication, and additive manufacturing. They will understand the characteristics of metals, and how engineering designs move from concept to reality. Students will apply their skills in advanced metrology, fabrication and production in different manufacturing environments.


Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring

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Certificate of Completion
3 Quarters
44 Credits
Associate of Applied Science
6 Quarters
94 Credits

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary
$44,220
Projected Growth
1%
Annual Job Openings
4,890

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Please see the online class schedule for day & time information.


Vince Phillips McLellan


Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum ACCUPLACER Test Scores in Math (or completion of MATH 065 with a grade of 2.0 or higher):
    • Classic: 30
    • Next-Gen: A: 230-264, QRAS: 200-219
    • A student with an ACCUPLACER math score of less than the minimum requirements may enroll in the first quarter, but must also co-register for BAST 092.
  • Students may need to co-enroll in BAST 091 to better prepare for English communication. Please speak to an adviser to determine if this or another course offering will help you prepare for your career in manufacturing.

Admission Recommendations

  • Meet with program faculty.

Course Information

Requirements for Manufacturing Assembly Certificate:

Course # Course Title Credits
COL 101 College Success 2
MTEC 100 Machining Essentials 7
MTEC 161 Math for Manufacturing 4
MTEC 171 Communications I 1
MTEC 185 Human Relations 2
IPT 102 Lean Manufacturing 3
IPT 103 Quality Control 2
IPT 104 Introduction to Assembly 3
IPT 105 Introduction to Fabrication 5
  Total 29

Requirements for Manufacturing Tooling Certificate:

Course # Course Title Credits
COL 101 College Success 2
MTEC 100 Machining Essentials 7
MTEC 161 Math for Manufacturing 4
MTEC 171 Communications I 1
MTEC 185 Human Relations 2
IPT 218 Introduction to Production 5
IPT 219 Assembly Line Process & Planning 2
IPT 220 Precision Fabrication 3
IPT 221 Introduction to Measurement 3
IPT 222 Advanced Measurement 2
  Total 31

Requirements for Certificate of Completion:

Course # Course Title Credits
COL 101 College Success 2
MTEC 100 Machining Essentials 7
MTEC 161 Math for Manufacturing 4
MTEC 171 Communications I 1
MTEC 185 Human Relations 2
IPT 102 Lean Manufacturing 3
IPT 103 Quality Control 2
IPT 104 Introduction to Assembly 3
IPT 105 Introduction to Fabrication 5
IPT 218 Introduction to Production 5
IPT 219 Assembly Line Process & Planning 2
IPT 220 Precision Fabrication 3
IPT 221 Introduction to Measurement 3
IPT 222 Advanced Measurement 2
  Total 44

Requirements for AAS Degree:

Course # Course Title Credits
  Certificate of Completion 44
DFT 201 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 2
DFT 213 Parametric Modeling 5
MTEC 231 CNC Mill Setup & Operation 8
MTEC 232 CNC Lathe Setup & Operation 8
WELD 102 Oxyacetylene Welding and Brazing 7
AMATH 190 Financial Algebra or  
AMATH 195 Advanced Applied Algebra or  
MATH& 107 Math in Society or  
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
ANTH& 106 American Mosaic or  
ANTH& 234 Religion and Culture or  
PSYC& 100 General Psychology or  
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5
CMST 280 Intercultural Communication or  
CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication or  
CMST& 220 Public Speaking or  
HUM& 101 Introduction to Humanities or  
MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation 5
COMP 100 Applied Composition or  
ENGL& 101 English Composition 5
  Total 94

Optional Courses:

Course # Course Title Credits
BAST 091 Oral Communications for College and Career (optional) (5)
BAST 092 Math for Technical Careers (optional) (5)

Program Outcomes

  • Practice industry-standard, safe work habits in an industrial production environment.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Use mathematical concepts to accurately complete industrial production projects.
  • Identify and properly use appropriate instruments, tools and equipment for aerospace or industrial production.
  • Interpret measurements, blueprints and other data points to solve problems and create industrial products in aerospace and advanced manufacturing.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of work, including attendance, interactions, appearance and demeanor.

Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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