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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Rapid Prototyping Specialist CCC

Rapid Prototyping Specialist (CCC 6552)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
This certificate prepares students for entry-level technical jobs in high tech production, manufacturing, distribution and engineering research and development facilities. The certificate is designed for the student who is preparing for a career in the engineering technology or high tech manufacturing fields. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancements.

Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at

Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
12 credit hours

This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Oleg Andric, Associate Professor, , (561) 207-5414

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 12
ETD2320C Introduction to AutoCAD 3
ETD2364C SolidWorks Fundamentals 3
ETD2371C Introduction to 3D Printing 3
ETD2372C Advanced Rapid Prototyping 3
Total Program Credits: 12

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this certificate, you may seek employment in an entry-level position with a base of skills in drafting and prototyping in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional need for engineering technologists. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, prototyping specialist, prototyping technician, and prototyping, drafting, or engineering assistants or technologist.


Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Engineering Technology: Advanced Technology Concentration Associate in Science (A.S.) degree.

Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center
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