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  ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

The purpose of this program is to 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 program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of engineering technology and industrial applications: production materials and processes, quality, electronics, mechanics, robotics applications, hydraulics/pneumatics, instrumentation and safety. Laboratory investigations benefit all students by developing the skills required to manage, operate, calibrate, and troubleshoot equipment and tools used to make observations.

Questions? Call (904) 276-6893


Program Details

Location: The technical courses will be offered at the Palatka and Orange Park campuses.
General education courses are available on all campuses and online.

Tuition and Fees: See Catalog

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 4300
- A.S. Degree
Program Requirements: See Catalog
Program Plan-Course Rotation: (Excel) (PDF)

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SPECIALIST 4302 - College Credit Certificate
Program Requirements: See Catalog

MECHATRONICS 4301- College Credit Certificate
Program Requirements: See Catalog

ROBOTICS AND SIMULATION TECHNICIAN 4128 - College Credit Certificate
Program Requirements: See Catalog

Certified Production Technician Training Program
This 80-hour contact course focuses on the core skills and knowledge needed by production workers in advanced manufacturing work environments. The course prepares participants to take the four Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification examinations. Each participant is provided with access to online learning materials and trains in a state of the art production simulation lab located on the Palatka campus.

Topics covered:
Workplace essentials
Safety Awareness
Production and Processes
Maintenance Awareness
Quality

Up to 15 college credits may be awarded toward the Engineering Technology A.S. degree for passage of the CPT exams. This is equivalent to one full-time semester of college.

Classes are scheduled to meet industry demand.

FLEET READINESS CENTER SOUTHEAST APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The program serves as a model college-industry partnership.
Apprentices attend college courses at St. Johns River State College, and on the job training at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville. Upon completion of the program, students will earn a college credit certificate in Engineering Technology Support Specialist.

The apprentice program involves four (4) years of intensive training in one of the below skilled trades:

  • Machinists
  • Sheet Metal Mechanics
  • Aircraft Mechanics
  • Aircraft Electricians
  • Pneudraulic System Mechanics
  • Electronics Mechanics
  • Painters

Upon being selected for the Program, apprentices are hired into permanent, full-time Federal Civil Service (Civilian) positions associated with maintenance and repair of military aircraft.

Questions? Call (904) 276-6893

Job Outlook / Salary


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Career prospects for ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 4300 - A.S. Degree:

John Murrow student spotlight

MEET JOHN.

John Murrow, 24, once thought he might become a mechanic, but his path shifted and it led him to employment at Georgia-Pacific and enrollment in the engineering program at St. Johns River State College (SJR State). Murrow has wholeheartedly embraced this shift, since he believes that life’s plans often change for good reason.

Donnie student spotlight

MEET DONNIE.

Donnie earned a college credit certificate as an Engineering Technology Support Specialist and is working on his A.S. degree.