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JULY 2018

SJR State hosts engineering, manufacturing information sessions

St. Johns River State College will hold information sessions for its new program in engineering technology and advanced manufacturing. The College announced in June that a new program funded by the Florida Job Growth Grant program will train students to be part of the next generation of engineering technicians.

The program includes an Associate in Science degree, college credit certificates in mechatronics and robotics, as well as non-degree training for production technicians. The information sessions are free and open to the public.

PALATKA CAMPUS
Tuesday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m. (Viking Center Classroom)
Friday, August 3 at 12:30 p.m. (Viking Center Classroom)

ORANGE PARK CAMPUS
Tuesday, July 31 at 12:30 p.m. (One Stop Center, RM A0072)

ST. AUGUSTINE CAMPUS
Wednesday, August 1 at 12:30 p.m. (Health Building, RM 103)

The program will prepare students for employment in advanced manufacturing as process and production technicians, industrial machinery mechanics, quality assurance technicians, programmable logic control technicians and operators, and industrial engineering technicians.

The core classes of the engineering technology program align with the national Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Production Technician Certification. Core classes and non-degree boot camps will begin this fall and will be taught on SJR State’s Palatka campus. Expansion of course and program offerings is planned for the Clay County campus in 2019. For more information, contact TechEd@sjrstate.edu or call 386-312-4259.



 

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