Mechanical design technicians, under the direction of engineering staff members, help develop and test products, calculate strength and cost of materials, make drawings to scale, and work on prototypes and product improvement. Students work on acquiring high-level drafting skills and utilize Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software. They learn to construct and revise engineering working drawings and tooling drawings; research and apply information for parts and materials; and specify appropriate tolerances, materials, and other engineering data. Mechanical designers work on teams that focus on continuous improvement, Six Sigma initiatives, and lean manufacturing efforts.
PROGRAM ADMISSIONS STEPS
Work with Career Coach to:
After you are admitted to your program you will meet with your Advisor to plan your first-semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, discuss placement assessment results and complete any additional enrollment requirements.
ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM INCLUDE:
Want more information?
Mechanical Design Technology classes are offered during the day, Monday through Friday and also night classes are available to help accommodate your busy lifestyle.
Your guide to local job openings and salaries> Get Mechanical Design Technology data
Save time and money toward your degree by earning credit for your prior learning experiences including college-credit courses and on-the-job experience.> Learn more
Apply college credits to an LTC program or build on your LTC degree> Find out how