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Case Study

Advanced Manufacturing Pre-apprenticeship

SUNY Ulster Community College

CREDENTIAL TITLE

Advanced Manufacturing Pre-apprenticeship

CREDENTIAL LEVEL

Undergraduate

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Technical/Trades

CREDIT/NON-CREDIT # OF CREDITS (IF CREDIT BEARING)

6

INCREMENTAL CREDENTIALING FRAMEWORK APPROACHES

 Learn As You Go
Stack As You Go
Specialize As You Go
Transfer As You Go
Partner As You Go
Retro As You Go

Top Competencies/Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship Microcredential, students will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Correctly interpret technical drawings for basic mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Perform the basic measurements, calculations, and quantitative reasoning necessary in a manufacturing environment
  • Describe the importance of safety practices in a manufacturing workplace
  • Identify common quality systems and procedures found in manufacturing facilities including quality charts, technical drawings, and precision measurement tools
  • Identify common manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment and explain basic production planning and workflow
  • Describe the importance of preventative and predictive maintenance and common maintenance requirements in a manufacturing environment

Credential Components

MFG 101, MFG 109

Improving Education and Employment Outcomes