SCF Recognizes National Manufacturing Day

(Bradenton, Fla., October 3, 2013) — In honor of National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) highlights its Emerging Technologies Program that offers a pipeline of manufacturing, including the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certification, the A.S. in Engineering Technology Program and the Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Technology Management Program.

Students have the opportunity to earn a nationally recognized MSSC Certified Production Technician certificate to immediately enter the workforce or advance their careers. The MSSC certification also can be used to obtain 15 credit hours toward an Associate in Science in Engineering Technology degree at SCF. Designed with an emphasis on sustainability and alternative energy, the A.S. in Engineering Technology Program allows students to build their credentials and complete their degree to qualify for positions as manufacturing production technicians, solar energy system designers, CAD designers and electronics engineering technicians. Graduates of the program also may continue their education at SCF in the new B.A.S. in Energy Technology Management Program.

SCF was named a charter member of the Manufacturing Institute's 2013 "M-list" that recognizes schools for excellence in manufacturing education. The Manufacturing Institute is an organization dedicated to improving and expanding manufacturing nationally.


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