Printed on 10/21/2021

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice

50-420-9 Apprenticeship (A)
7.5 Credits
Not Financial Aid Eligible
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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As an entry-level industrial manufacturing technician, you’ll operate industrial production-related equipment, work with manufacturing-related tools and perform work processes related to a wide variety of manufacturing settings. As an apprentice, you’ll learn to set up, operate, monitor and control production equipment, as well as, help improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer requirements. This apprenticeship-training program requires you to first be employed so you can get the most out of on-the-job learning with related instruction in a classroom. When you complete the program, you’ll be ready for journey-level work.

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Career Opportunities

  • Production Technicians
  • Machine Operators
  • Manufacturing Technicians
  • Manufacturing Production Technicians
  • Journey Level Industrial Manufacturing Technicians
  • Process Operations Workers


Estimated Program Cost

Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice

This program will cost about *
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about *.

Textbooks will cost about *.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprentice

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  • Program Outcomes
    • Protect self and other workers from accidents and injuries
    • Interpret technical information
    • Measure work
    • Inspect work
    • Use mechanical tools and testing equipment
    • Set-up production equipment
    • Operate production equipment
    • Produce quality product
    • Be aware of inventory and material processes
    • Be aware of routine equipment maintenance
    • Be aware of trends and the current state of the business
    • Apply soft skills to production and manufacturing work processes
    • Demonstrate continuous improvement
  • Additional Information
    You must be employed by a company/organization that is willing to participate in an apprenticeship program. Each employer has their own requirements for entry into the apprenticeship program. Contact your employer’s human resources department to see what is available.

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