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Manufacturing Courses

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Daytona State College is a proud member of the Volusia Manufacturers Association


Certified Production Technician Training Program

Each paid registration, receives FREE enrollment in an online OSHA 30 Hour General Industry course. A $179 value. 

This 80 contact hour course focuses on the core skills and knowledge needed by production workers. The course also prepares the participant to take the four Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) certification examinations. Each participant receives a printed and bound workbook for each unit.

Unit 1: Workplace Essentials—Provides training on the workplace skills needed in the manufacturing community to sustain the day-to-day success of their organizations.

Unit 2: Safety Awareness—Provides baseline knowledge and skills needed to maintain a safe and productive work environment and ensure the safe use of equipment in the workplace.

Unit 3: Production and Processes—Develops existing knowledge and skills needed for the production of products to meet customer needs while ensuring the manufacturing process meets business requirements.

Unit 4: Maintenance Awareness—Provides the core knowledge of preventive maintenance and enhances existing skills in the identification and performance of equipment maintenance used in the production process.

Unit 5: Quality Assurance—Enhances existing knowledge and skills needed to maintain quality and implement continuous improvement processes, and ensure that product and process variances meet quality standards.

Assessment and Certification

The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) offers four computer-based assessments. An individual earns a certificate for each test they pass and earns the full MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certification when they pass all four tests. Daytona State College is a certified MSSC Assessment Center.

Course Schedule - New Smyrna Beach/Edgewater

Starts: January 11, 2016
Ends: February 18, 2016
Days: Monday through Thursday
Time: 2 - 5:30 PM
Location: Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach - Edgewater Campus, Bldg. 2, Rm. 109A, 940 10th Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Cost: $975 (includes all workbooks and certification exams)

Course Schedule - Daytona Beach

Starts: January 12, 2016
Ends: February 19, 2016
Days: Tuesday through Friday
Time: 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Daytona State College, Advanced Technology College, Room 138, 1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL
Cost: $975 (includes all workbooks and certification exams)

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operations I

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This class is an eight-week (150 hours) accelerated training program geared toward teaching students the basics of CNC machine tools through practical usage and operation in Daytona State College's CNC laboratory.

The CNC Operations I class will cover computer numerical programming, linear and polar coordinate systems, machine part programming and tool paths.  Instruction will be delivered through lecture, demonstration and extensive hands-on laboratory activities on Haas CNC Milling Cneters.

After successful course completion, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate Cartesian coordinate systems of axis, polar and linear measurement.
  2. Prepare basic M and G code programming machine language.
  3. Demonstrate proper milling operations and techniques.
  4. Operate machines safely and properly to industry standards.
  5. Diagnose program errors, alarms and troubleshooting techniques.

Starts: February 23, 2016
Ends: April 22, 2016
Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 8AM - 3PM
Location: Daytona State College - Advanced Technology College, 1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach, Room 143
Cost: $795

To register, call (386) 506-4224 or email

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