Associate of Applied Science in
AAS in Advanced Integrated Manufacturing
Hopkinsville Community College
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The Manufacturing Process Operations certificate introduces the basic principles and practices of manufacturing processes and procedures in today’s contemporary environment. Areas of study include plastic processing, material removal, quality control, and material selection. These skills are geared toward workers in front-line manufacturing positions that need skill upgrading or are first time workers in these environments. Upon completing the certificate, students are ready to enter as front-line manufacturing employees in an industrial environment.
The Plastics Processing certificate introduces the basic principles and practices of manufacturing plastic products using various processes. Areas of study include safe work practices around plastic processing equipment, material properties, plastic molding and forming processes, process management, part dimensions and gauging statistical concepts, problem-solving, and team project organization. These skills are geared toward workers in plastic processor positions. Upon completion of the certificate, students are ready to enter the plastics industry as plastic processors.