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Mechanical Technician MECHTECH.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 20 - 22 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

This program will provide the hands-on skills in mechanical engineering technology and manufacturing to begin entry-level technician jobs, with options open in numerous fields and companies.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking and analytical reasoning to solve various technical problems.
  • Conduct measurements and tests with a variety of instruments and interpret the results.
  • Effectively practice safety procedures on a variety of mechanical equipment.

Career Opportunities

The Mechanical Technician certificate introduces students to basic mechanical engineering concepts and prepares them to work as entry-level technicians in mechanical engineering or related fields.


Course Title Credits
CAM 1109 Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining 3
EET 1120 Introduction to DC & AC Circuits 2
EGR 1106 Basic Mechanical & Electrical Skills 2
MET 1111 Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology 3
MET 2151 Material Science 4
MET 1231 (Introduction to Engineering Design Using 3D CAD) OR MET 1301 (SolidWorks Basics) AND MET 1401 (Additive Design & Printing) OR MET 2281 (Engineering Technology Professional Practice) OR MET 2700 (Mechanical Engineering Technology Internship) OR MET 1151 (Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts) 6 - 8
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.