Manufacturing Technician Certificate

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

KC's Manufacturing Technician Certificate consists of nine courses that train students to be job-ready for the manufacturing industrial work environments.  For more info, please contact Brenda Brown at (903) 983-8288 or bjbrown@kilgore.edu.


Shop Safety

36 hours, $275
(OSHT 1003 – Workplace Safety)

This intro course covers general safety and security on the premises. Also includes an intro to specific training techniques involving safe handling of blood and airborne pathogens, the right to know and MSDS.  Topics outline Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, inspections, penalties & compliance.  Students will receive 10-hour OSHA General Industry cards.

Kilgore campus:
OSHT 1003.002 Q4
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Aug. 24, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 8 days


Shop Math

36 hours, $275
(TECM 1013 – Occupational Math)

This course covers applied mathematics required for the machine trades occupation.  Topics include measurement, whole numbers, mixed numbers, fractions, decimals, and selected algebra, geometry, and trigonometry applications used in machine shop employment.  Emphasis is on defining the use of formulas and identifying conversion methods of numbering systems.  Textbook required.

Kilgore campus:
TECM 1013.001 Q1
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Sept. 8, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 8 days


Precision Tools & Measurement

48 hours, $375
(MCHN 1020 – Precision Tools and Measurement)

This course is an introduction to the modern science of dimensional metrology.  Topics include identification, selection, and application of various types of precision instruments associated with the machining trade.  Course content includes practice of basic layout and piece part measurements while using standard measuring tools.

Kilgore campus:
MCHN 1020.001 Q1
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Sept. 21, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 10 days


Print Reading for Industry

36 hours, $275
(DFTG 1023 – Blueprint Reading for Specific Occupation)

This course studies aspects of industrial blueprints with a focus on terminology, symbols, graphic descriptions, procedures, and industry standards.  Emphasis is on interpretation of plans and drawings used by various industries.  Textbook required.

Kilgore campus:
DFTG 1023.002 Q1
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Oct. 7, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 8 days


Specialized Computer Applications

24 hours, $175
(ITSW 1058 – Specialized Computer Applications)

This course covers computer applications and knowledge necessary to perform specific operations in a manufacturing setting.

Kilgore campus:
ITSW 1058.001 Q1
Mondays -Thursdays
Begins Oct. 21, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 5 days 


Workplace Communications

24 hours, $175
(BMGT 1022 – Workplace Communications)

This course is a study of the written, listening and speaking skills applicable to the duties and responsibilities of a manufacturing employee.  Topics include communication skills involved for interaction with customers; proper written communication skills; grammar; sentence structure; spelling; correct content and tone for e-mail communication; and rules for clear and concise telephone and face-to-face conversations.

Kilgore campus:
BMGT 1022.001 Q1
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Oct. 29, 2020
8 a.m. to Noon for 6 days


Logistics

48 hours, $375
(INMT 1036 – Logistics)

This course introduces logistics in industrial/service industries.  Topics: working definitions, material handling equipment, inventory management, warehousing, purchasing & packaging.

Kilgore campus:
INMT 1036.001 Q1
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Nov. 10, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 10 days


Manufacturing Processes

48 hours, $375
(INMT 1019 – Manufacturing Processes)

This explores methods used in manufacturing including metal forming, welding, machining, heat-treating, plating, assembly procedures, process control, casting & injection molding.

Kilgore campus:

INMT 1019.001 Q2
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Dec. 1, 2020
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 10 days


Principles of Lean Manufacturing

40 hours, $375
(INMT 1000 – Principles of Lean Manufacturing)

This course covers the principles of lean manufacturing, including a systematic approach to reducing costs and lead-time.  Emphasis is on efficient production systems and the need for flexibility within those systems.

Kilgore campus:
INMT 1000.001 Q2
Mondays-Thursdays
Begins Dec. 17, 2020
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for 7 days

For information about Community Education:

Community Education Courses in Kilgore
Phone:
(903) 983-8661
Community Education Courses in Longview
Phone:
(903) 236-2021
Jennie Alcantar
Workforce Development Specialist
Science and Health Sciences
Phone:
(903) 983-8170
Office:
Canterbury Engr. Science Bldg. (CANTR)
Fax:
(903) 988-7543