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Manufacturing CTE Cluster

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Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Manufacturing CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree).

Prepare for a career in planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products, and related professional and technical support activities, such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education.

The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PRE-APPRENTICE CTE PATHWAY CERTIFICATE (C50240PC)

CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
 BPR 115: Electrical/Fluid Power Diagrams2NoneFall
 ELC 131: Circuit Analysis I4NoneFall
 ELC 131: Circuit Analysis I Lab1ELC 131 (co-req)Fall
 HYD 110: Hydraulics/Pneumatics I3NoneSpring
 ISC 112: Industrial Safety2NoneSpring
 ELC 128: Introduction to PLC3NoneSpring
 WLD 112: Basic Welding Processes2NoneSpring
 WBL 110: World of Work1Enrollment in a curriculum programFall, Spring
Total Credits18 

INTRODUCTION TO WELDING CERTIFICATE (C50420PA)

CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
WLD 110: Cutting Processes2NoneFall
WLD 115: SMAW (Stick) Plate5NoneFall
WLD 121: GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate4NoneFall
WLD 131: GTAW (TIG) Plate4NoneFall
WLD 141: Symbols & Specifications3NoneFall
Total Credits18  

BASIC WELDING CERTIFICATE (C50420PB)

CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
WLD 110: Cutting Processes2NoneFall
WLD 115: SMAW (Stick) Plate5NoneFall
WLD 121: GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate4NoneFall
WLD 141: Symbols & Specifications3NoneFall
Total Credits14  

INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CERTIFICATE (C50240PA)

CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
BPR 115: Electrical/Fluid Power Diagram2NoneFall
MAC 111: Machining Technology I6NoneFall
HYD 110: Hydraulics/Pneumatics I3NoneSpring
WLD 112: Basic Welding Processes2NoneSpring
MAC 114: Intro to Metrology2NoneFall
MAC 151: Machining Calculations2NoneFall
Total Credits17  

 

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