Apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in a wide variety of projects (design, create, test). Instruction will be problem-based with a special focus on aerospace technology, mining technology, alternative energy, and power systems including solar. Additional topics include computer-aided design, electronics, hydraulics, mechanical drawing, robotics, and precision measurement.
Introduction to fields of engineering, experience with industry software programs, professional skills and communication. Introduction to lab equipment, technical writing, and small design projects.
Larger projects and more experience using lab equipment.
Mostly project based with more focus on gaining certifications and preparing for industry.
Things to Consider
- You must have the ability to collaborate and work with a team.
- You must have the ability to work independently.
- Self initiative and problem solving skills are essential.
- Strong critical thinking and creative skills are necessary.
- You must have the ability to spend prolonged periods of time in front of a computer screen.
- Engineering Technician
- Manufacturing Equipment Technician
- CAD Technician
Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training
- Mechanical Engineer
- Engineering Technologist
- Electrical Engineer
- Aerospace Engineer
- Civil Engineer
- Engineer in other fields
- Year 1: OSHA 10 – Manufacturing (Career Safe), NC3 Multimeter, & NC3 Precision Measuring
- Year 2: Certified Solidworks Associate (CSWA)
- Year 3: Introduction to Mechatronics – National Correlation of Certification Centers (NC3)
JTED @ The Bridges
3300 S. Park Ave.
- Mondays & Wednesdays 4 to 6:30 p.m.
- Monday through Friday bell schedule*
*Earn 2 credits/year
Quinn MinorEngineering Instructor