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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Process Control Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

Effective: Spring, 2016

This certificate is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to seek employment as Process Operators/Technicians in automated manufacturing and production facilities.  The program provides students with an introduction to the concepts, theory, principles, and technical demands, as well as the hazards, and accident prevention aspects associated with the operation of processing equipment.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the monitoring and maintenance of processing systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting processes.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics and science to solving process control problems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices and regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the job responsibilities of various positions of employment with the (continuous flow) processing industries.

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Total Credits: 36-37

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