Mechanical Engineering Technician

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
CareerWise Colorado
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Apr 04, 2021
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

8 skill sets | 8 total skills
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Modeling
Uses drafting tools to perform job functions.
Drawings for Fabrication
Creates 2D drawings of 3D models to support fabrication.
Selects components for design with attention to budget and ease of fabrication.
Supports and collaborates with maintenance personnel.
Integrates safety best practices into all parts of job.
Prototyping and Testing
Appropriately designs and tests prototypes.
Continuous Improvement
Evaluates processes to find creative ways to enhance quality, safety, and productivity.
Engineering Workflow Management
Manages time and work flow to deliver completed components of a project.

Technical Instruction

Safety/Man. Equipment
Introduces Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) federal and state regulations, industrial practices, and accident investigation techniques
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Print Reading-Manufacturing
Covers reading and understanding industrial prints. This course covers drafting and print standards, fundamentals of shape description, fundamentals of size description and annotation, industrial drawing types, and specialized parts.
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Intro-Machine Shop
Covers safety procedures, use of bench tools, layout tools, power saws, drill presses, precision measurement tools, and various hand tools related to the machine shop.
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Technical Mathematics
Covers mathematical material designed for career and technical students. Topics include measurement, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and vectors. These are presented at an introductory level.
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Fundamentals AC/DC
Introduces the basic skills needed for many careers in electronics and related fields. Covers the operations and applications of basic DC and AC circuits consisting of resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers and diodes.
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Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) Credential
Covering fundamental topics such as shop math, assembly, maintenance, machining, inspection, and more, this nationally recognized certification demonstrates that the individual has a basic knowledge of manufacturing and may be an ideal candidate for entry-level manufacturing employment.
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