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3D Printing System Maintenance (BP/EP) Advanced Technical Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The 3D Printing System Maintenance Certificate is designed for students seeking employment as field service technicians for additive manufacturing machines. These technicians will install new 3D printers, provide phone support to customers, troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems, and provide routine maintenance for 3D printing equipment. Generally, the technician will be sent to a customer site to complete the work.

Award Outcomes

Create solid models.

Build prototypes using additive manufacturing.

Investigate 3D printing material.

Solve problems with mechanical systems in 3D printers.

Solve problems with electrical systems in 3D printers.


Career Opportunities

A graduate with this certificate would be employed at 3D printing sales offices or at manufacturing firms that have many 3D printers. Additionally, graduates may be employed at a 3D printer manufacturer doing assembly of mechanical and electrical systems. Job titles for this area include field service technician, sales support, customer support engineer, and production assembler.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 13 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ARET1125Power Transmission and Mechanical Systems

4

ARET1175Industrial Electricity and Electronics I

3

ENGC1050Additive Manufacturing

3

PLST1041Introduction to Plastics Molding Processes

3

Technical Studies Elective 4 Credits

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1160Inventor

4

ENGC1250SolidWorks I

4

ENGC2110Advanced Creo Parametric (Pro/ENGINEER)

4

General Education Required 0 Credits

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General Education Elective 0 Credits

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Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 16

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Semester Sequence

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