Production Technician Certificate

The Production Technician Certificate is for those looking for the basic skills needed to get started in a career working in manufacturing. Completion of this certificate will give you an advantage over others for entry-level positions so you can gain experience and further your career in manufacturing.

Stackable MCC certificates in this program include:
Manufacturing Essentials Certificate > Production Technician Certificate > Industrial Maintenance Technician > Automation Technician Certificate building up to the Automation, Robotics, and Mechatronics AAS*

*Automation, Robotics, and Mechatronics AAS available pending Illinois Community College Board and Illinois Board of Higher Education approval

Contact (815) 479-7521 with specific questions about this program.

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,267.75

Credit Hours to Complete: 15

Weeks to Complete: 16

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What you need to know about getting your Production Technician Certificate (CIP 15.0406)

Total Production Technician Certificate Costs
Cost in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,822.5 $4,937.25 $6,940.95 $6,940.95
Additional Costs $445.25 $445.25 $445.25 $445.25
Program Total $2,267.75 $5,382.5 $7,386.2 $7,386.2

What makes MCC's Production Technician Certificate program better than, or distinct from, similar programs at other institutions?

  • Classwork is focused on providing hands-on experience with the tools, equipment, and software used in industry.
  • You’ll learn from faculty with industry experience.
  • The curriculum was developed with input from our industry partners to teach you the skills that matter to them.

How will MCC's Production Technician Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

  • Turn your classroom knowledge into real-world skills through internships with local industry partners.
  • Guest speakers and workplace tours connect you to employers and provide insight into what it is like to work in the industry.
  • Faculty with industry experience help you explore career paths and be better prepared to enter the workforce.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.