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OCTOBER 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, October 30, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Viking Center Classroom)

ORANGE PARK CAMPUS
Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Room A0072)

ST. AUGUSTINE CAMPUS
Tuesday, November 13, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Room H114A)

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 job outlook and potential earnings range is $18.83 - $29.54.* Financial aid guidance is available for students.

The core classes of the engineering technology program align with the national Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Production Technician Certification.

Core classes will be taught online and on SJR State’s Palatka campus. Classes begin in January. For more information, contact TechEd@sjrstate.edu or call 386-312-4259.

 

 

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