Manufacturing Basics

The Manufacturing Basics Technical Diploma program provides the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Learners will discover the role of production design, process planning and different manufacturing processes. Learners will understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital and learn how job design helps accomplish company goals and achieve worker satisfaction. Explores how measurements and standardization improve manufacturing operations. Courses in this technical diploma will also serve as significant choices as electives for other NTC Technical and Trades associate degree programs. Potential occupations include: Dock Worker, Laborer, Line Tender, Loader, Material Handler, Merchandise Pickup/Receiving Associate, Receiver, Receiving Associate, Shipping and Receiving Materials Handler and Warehouse Worker.

Program Name: 
Manufacturing Basics
Program Number: 
30-623-5
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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