This technical certificate utilizes four essential core courses used in the Mechanical Design & Fabrication AAS degree. The Mechanical designer / programmer certificate reflects the culmination of those learned skills and proficiencies that allow a student to become proficient in Solidworks 3-D design & MasterCam programming. At completion students are prepared to take the solidworks certificate exam. The core courses provide training in MasterCam Mill 2-D, Mill 3-D and two classes in solidworks. Students will process their designs on various Haas machining centers, CNC router and the PlasmaCutter. Complete the requirements for this certificate to get a head start in the field as a Mechanical Designer. There are many employment opportunities in the local and regional area in this field of study. While working on your classes you may choose to co-op to gain valuable working experiences as you learn. This certificate can be completed in two semesters allowing you to start a new career as a Mechanical Designer/Programmer. All courses used in the certificate are also applicable to the Mechanical Design & Fabrication AAS degree. Additional skills you will learn to apply toward your education is metal fabrication, CNC machining and Welding. This certificate program will prepare you for a career in industrial machining and fabrication.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Engineering Tech Programs Department for assistance in planning your program of study.