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Florida TRADE Program


The Florida TRADE Program at Daytona State College is a Manufacturing Fast-Track Program that helps students start building a technical career that offers good pay and growth opportunity. A certificate of completion is issue at the completion of the chosen course of study within the Florida TRADE program. 

This course will develop an initial set of technical skills and provide the necessary training to prepare for industry recognized certifications in the following areas:

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Certified Production Technician (CPT) Course (80 total contact hours)

MSSC Course Number: 30 E2PRO

Course Title: Certified Production Technician (CPT)

Course Description:

The Production Technician course provides the student the foundational, portable production knowledge-set applicable to entry-level production technician jobs in the manufacturing industry and prepares the student to sit for the four Manufacturing Skills Standards Council [MSSC] Production Technician certification assessments; Safety Awareness, Production & Processes, Maintenance Awareness, and Quality Assurance. Additionally, this course covers Employability Skills as a non-assessed portion of the training.

AND/OR

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Preparation for National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Certification (150 total contact hours)

Course Title: CNC Operations I

PMT0251 CNC Operations I

An introductory course in computer numerical programming (CNC). Linear coordinate systems and polar coordinate systems will be the main focus of study. Machine part programming and toolpaths are covered extensively.

Conc-Reqs: CNC Operations I Lab  

Course Title: CNC Operations I Lab

PMT0251L CNC Operations I Lab

Course Description:
Lab component for; Basic machining, use of measuring tools, shop math and print reading. Manual machining operations are covered in milling and turning. 

Conc-Reqs: CNC Operations I

OR

AutoCAD

Course Title: Computer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) (2 Semester Hours)

ETD2320 Computer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD)

Course Description:
An applications course in computer aided drafting covering equipment, drawing setup, creating geometry, use of text, dimensioning, plotting, rendering, and file management. Course work intended to prepare students for the AutoCAD User Certification Test. Prior course or experience with drafting principles is recommended. FA, SP

Course Title: Computer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) Lab (1 Semester Hour)

ETD2320L Computer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) Lab

Course Description:
A first course in computer aided drafting covering equipment, drawing setup, creating geometry, use of text, dimensioning, plotting and file management. FA, SP, SU

Conc-Reqs: ETD2320

Course Title: Computer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) (2 semester hours)

ETD 2340 Computer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD)

Course Description:
An advanced course in computer aided drafting covering external references, dynamic blocks, meshes, customization, table-driven design, advanced rendering and 3-D modeling. Course work intended to prepare students for Auto CAD Associate Certification Test. FA, SP

Pre-Reqs: ETD2320
Conc-Reqs: ETD2340L

Course Title: Computer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) Lab (1 Semester hour)

ETD2340L Computer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) Lab

Course Description:
An intermediate course in computer aided drafting covering hatching, external references, blocks, attributes and 3-D modeling. FA, SP, SU

Conc-Reqs: ETD2340

OR

SolidWorks

Course Title: SolidWorks Solid Modeling (2 Semester Hours)

ETD2364 SolidWorks Solid Modeling

Course Description:
A course covering the creation of 3D solid models for manufacturing utilizing SOLIDWORKS software. Topics include sketching, dimensioning, extruding, revolves, sweeps, booleans, shelling, assemblies, drawing creation, design tables, exploded views and rendering. Coursework intended to prepare students for CSWA (Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate) examination which is given at the conclusion of the course. FA, SP

Conc-Reqs: ETD2364L

Course Title: SolidWorks Solid Modeling Lab (1 Semester Hour)

ETD2364L SolidWorks Solid Modeling Lab

Course Description:
A course covering the creation of 3D solid models for manufacturing utilizing SolidWorks software. Topics include sketching, dimensioning, extruding, revolves, sweeps, booleans, shelling, assemblies, drawing creation, design tables, exploded views and rendering. SP

Conc-Reqs: ETD2364

Course Title: SolidWorks II (2 Semester Hours)

ETD2368 SolidWorks II

Course Description:
A second course in SOLIDWORKS covering more advanced skills and applications. Topics include core and cavity, weldments, surfaces, multibodies, troubleshooting, layout sketches, libraries, and design tables. Coursework intended to prepare students for CSWP (Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional) examination. SP

Conc-Reqs: ETD2368L

Course Title: SolidWorks II Lab (1Semster hour)

ETD2368L SolidWorks II Lab

Course Description:
Lab component for; Solidworks covering more advanced skills and applications. Topics include core and cavity, weldments, surfaces, piping and wiring, management of large assemblies, and design tables. SP

Conc-Reqs: ETD2368

Entrance Requirements

Achieve a 9th grade equivalency in Reading and Total Mathematics on the Test of Adult Basic Education test (TABE)

OR

Score at the Silver Level on the Florida Ready to Work Credential Examination in the following areas:

Last Updated: 4/1/14