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Mechanical Design

Mechanical Design

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CAD Management (C)

17 Credits Location: Appleton

Become a more valuable employee by learning to keep a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) department running smoothly, quickly and efficiently. This program will add advanced skills to your Mechanical Design associate degree. You’ll learn to customize and program CAD software and gain skills in networking, data and document management, hardware and software budgeting.

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Digital Manufacturing (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

Manufacturers are using a new generation of technology, and this certificate will give you the skills you need for today’s environment. You’ll explore issues related to the process of turning a digital design into a physical object. You’ll also learn about engineering modeling and geometric design, and will gain an understanding of the tools, machines, language and regulations in the industry. This hands-on program will keep you current with new emerging trends in manufacturing.

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Mechanical CAD Drafting (TD)

31 Credits Location: Appleton

Use your creativity to solve problems and create new products. Develop the technical skills needed for entry-level work in an engineering department. You will learn to interpret and prepare mechanical drawings of products and machine components to the specifications of the designer and/or the engineering team. You could also investigate other areas of the design process such as strength requirements, material choice, product improvement and cost savings. In addition, you’ll learn about manufacturing processes, technical drafting and technical math.

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Mechanical Design Technology (AAS)

69 Credits Location: Appleton

Develop the skills you need to be a productive team member in an engineering department. Learn how to work with mechanical engineers to prepare and interpret drawings of products and machine components. You’ll also learn how to solve design problems relating to shaft type and size, bearings, gears and fasteners. Your work may include investigation of strength requirements, material choice, product improvement or cost savings. Or you may work with engineers creating new consumer products. Either way, you’ll have a solid base of technical skills and great career possibilities.

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Designing a Future: ...

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The Fab Lab

The Fab Lab

Building skills in advanced manufacturing through FVTC’s Fab Lab brings needed awareness about careers in the region.

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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