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  MANUFACTURING PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
- one year certificate or two year diploma
- starts in September

 

This two-year diploma program builds on two LCC diploma programs: Electronics Engineering Technology and Engineering Design &;Drafting Technology, to meet the needs of manufacturers in the region: agri-foods and agricultural products, transportation equipment, aerospace products, manufactured homes, electronic components, and construction products.

CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY NETWORK
Lethbridge Community College is a member of the Canadian Technology Network (CTN). CTN is a people network of organizations that help small and medium sized Canadian enterprises find technology and business related solutions. CTN is linked nationwide with members in every region of Canada. Each member organization has a representative who assists clients either in house or by referring them to CTN Node Advisor. Through this network and through referrals, the CTN helps Canadian business get the best solution available in any area of technology, marketing, financing, management, training or best practices. With the CTN, let LCC help you find the answers.

BRIDGING PROGRAMS:
Prior Credit Manufacturing Process Technology is developing agreements with a number of Universities and Colleges in Western Canada and in Montana for credit towards Engineering degrees. We are also developing prior credit mechanisms for high-school CTS programs and those who have relevant work experience in manufacturing.

GRADUATE PROFILE
Manufacturing Process Technology is a broad-based program designed to provide a variety of skills required in manufacturing and the food processing industry.

General skills developed in the program include report writing, team training, problem solving and computer software application. Specific skills developed in the program include:

  • Computer Automated Drafting (CAD)
  • Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM)
  • Application of engineering materials
  • Quality assurance
  • Statistical process control
  • Instrumentation, controls and PLC programming
  • Time and motion study
  • Planning and inventory control
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Safety in an industrial environment.

The Food Processing component in Manufacturing Process Technology introduces the student to the fundamentals of food microbiology and HACCP.

GRADUATE SUCCESS
(100% employment rate in 1998)

DIPLOMA PROGRAM: 6 graduates, areas of employment: - Program Manager for a high-tech electronics manufacturer - Manufacturing Process Technologist in consulting - Process Engineering Technologist for an aluminum manufacturer - Process Engineering Technologist involved with quality control - Manufacturing Engineering Technologist for plastics manufacturer - Computer Numerical Control programmer

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: 1998: 1 graduate, area of employment: - Skilled employment with a truss manufacturer.

DIPLOMA: 1999: 2 graduates Areas of employment: - Process Technologist for an electronics manufacturer - Manufacturing Technologist and CNC programmer

INDUSTRY SUPPORT
The Manufacturing Process Technology program at LCC is supported by the following manufacturers by providing scholarship money; as members of the program Advisory Committee; by providing practicum positions; and by employing our graduates:

Manufacturing:

  • Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc.
  • Kawneer Company Canada Ltd.
  • Lethbridge Industries Ltd.
  • Intercontinental Truck Body Ltd.
  • Southland Welding Ltd.
  • Mo-Tires Ltd.
  • E.D.S. Manufacturing Inc.
  • Braman Furniture

Manufacturing Engineering Consultants:

  • Trimark Engineering Ltd. Electronics:
  • JRC Canada Inc.
  • Elite Technical Inc.
  • Electronics Manufacturing Group Inc.

Food Processing:

  • Canbra Foods Ltd.
  • Sakai Spice Canada Corp.
  • Lucerne Foods Ltd.
  • Rogerıs Sugar Ltd.
  • The Black Velvet Distilling Company

FACULTY
The Manufacturing Process Technology program has been developed by experienced professionals to meet the needs of future manufacturers.

Braum Barber, P.Eng. - Mechanical Engineer with over 15 years of experience in design and manufacturing.

Chris Lim - Expert in the food processing industry.

Lee Allan, CET - Thirty years of experience in Project Management and management training.

Please contact Braum Barber if you would like to meet the faculty, meet the students, or spend a day at the college to experience the learning environment. Phone: (403) 320-3487, or e-mail: [email protected]

IMPORTANT DATES

YEAR I
Fall

Winter

Spring
Fees Due August 4, 1999 Nov. 29, 1999 April 4, 2000
Lectures Begin Sep. 1, 1999 Jan. 4, 2000 May 3, 2000
Add/Drop Period Sep. 1-9, 1999 Jan. 4-11, 2000 May 3-5, 2000
Last day to Withdraw Nov. 17, 1999 March 28, 2000 June 7, 2000
Last Day of Lectures December 13, 1999 April 20, 2000 June 21, 2000
No Classes Sep .6, Oct. 11, Nov. 11 Feb. 21-25, 2000 May 22, 2000
Field Trips n/a n/a n/a
Practicum Placement n/a Mar. 20 - Apr. 27, 2000 n/a
Final Exams Dec. 14-17, 1999 April 24-27, 2000 Last lecture

YEAR II
Fall

Winter

Spring
Fees Due August 4, 1999 Nov. 29, 1999 April 4, 2000
Lectures Begin Sep. 1, 1999 Jan. 4, 2000 May 3, 2000
Add/Drop Period Sep. 1-9, 1999 Jan. 4-11, 2000 May 3-5, 2000
Last day to Withdraw Nov. 17, 1999 March 28, 2000 June 7, 2000
Last Day of Lectures December 13, 1999 April 20, 2000 June 21, 2000
No Classes Sep .6, Oct. 11, Nov. 11 Feb. 21-25, 2000 May 22, 2000
Field Trips n/a n/a n/a
Practicum Placement n/a Feb. 14- Apr. 26, 2000 n/a
Final Exams Dec. 14-17, 1999 April 24-27, 2000 Last lecture

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

New students are accepted into the Manufacturing Process Technology certificate or diploma programs for the Fall term only.

Academic Requirements
Applicants are required to have an Alberta high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 50% in English 30 or 33 and Math 30 or 33.

Alternate Admission applicants are required to achieve a minimum 60th percentile on Arithmetic and 65th percentile on Elementary Algebra sections of the Computerized Placement Test or equivalent.

To enter the diploma program directly, applicants must have successfully completed the Manufacturing Process Technology certificate or equivalent.

PROGRAM FEES

 
YEAR I
YEAR II
Tuition
$3434
$2759
Studentsı Association
$ 116
$ 94
Books and Supplies
$2065
$ 932
TOTAL FEES
$5615
$3785

All fees are approximate and are based on a full credit load for each program (the number of credits may depend upon the elective courses selected) and is subject to change. Costs of books and supplies are estimated. Supply costs include only the specialized materials and equipment needed for the program and not basic stationery supplies. The LCC Studentsı Association fees are subject to change. For more detailed information on tuition fee calculation and other fees, students are advised to consult the FEES section of this Calendar.

PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT

Students accepted into this program have the opportunity to apply related employment, volunteer, educational or training experiences toward the completion of the program. For information on Prior Learning Assessment, students should contact the Registrarıs Office.

GRADUATION

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are awarded a Certificate or Diploma in Manufacturing Process Technology

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

You may exit the program after one year with a certificate and the hands-on skills required for entry level jobs in industry. The diploma builds on a broad understanding of industry and the variety of skills required with in-depth study of automation, manufacturing processes, quality and inventory control.

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS

None available at this time.

CURRICULUM

Year I Fall Term Hours/Week Credits
CPU 151 Introduction to Computers (0-3) 3
DRF 155 Drawing & Blueprint Reading (0-4) 4
ENF 154 Properties of Materials (2-2) 4
MAN 152 Electrical Applications in Industry (2-2) 4
MAN 153 Manufacturing Processes I (2-2) 4
MAN 154 Manufacturing Processes II (2-2) 4
MTH 146 Mathematics (3-1) 4
Total 27 credits

Year I Winter Term Hours/Week Credits
BUS 168 Human Relations & Organizational Behaviour (3-0) 3
CAD 150 Computer Assisted Drafting (3-0) 3
ENG 143 Report Writing (2-0) 2
MAN 140 Safety & Industrial Environment (2-1) 3
MAN 150 Machine Fundamentals (2-3) 5
MAN 156 Introduction to Industrial Systems (3-0) 3
MAN 253 Quality Assurance (2-1) 3
MEC 140 Industrial Maintenance (2-6) 8
Total 30 credits

Year I Spring Term Hours/Week Credits
MAN 148 Industrial Field Work (0-3) 3
MAN 149 Integration Seminar (1-0) 1
Total 4 credits

Year II Fall Term Hours/Week Credits
BUS 269 Management Communications (3-0) 3
CAD 251 CAD/CAM Computer Assisted Manufacturing (0-5) 5
OR
MAN 230 Industrial Practicum I (4 weeks) (0-8) 8
MAN 231 Integration Seminar I (1-0) 1
MAN 241 Food Processing I (2-2) 4
MAN 250 Manufacturing Processes III (2-2) 4
MAN 251 Manufacturing Statistics (3-0) 3
Total 23 or 24 credits

Year II Winter Term Hours/Week Credits
MAN 232 Industrial Practicum II (4 weeks) (0-8) 8
MAN 252 Manufacturing Processes IV (2-2) 4
MAN 254 Systems Integration (3-0) 3
MAN 256 Team Training (1-2) 3
MAN 257 Manufacturing Project (0-3) 3
MEC 150 Engineering Mechanics (3-0) 3
OR
MAN 242 Food Processing II (2-2) 4
Total 24 or 25 credits

Year II Spring Term Hours/Week Credits
DRF 244 Practicum (0-2) 2
Total 2 credits

 

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