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This 33-credit-hour program helps you develop basic and advanced engineering graphic skills to produce accurate technical drawings. In addition, 3-Dimensional object based and state-of-the-art parametric design concepts are introduced for designing machineries and their components.
Additive and subtractive 3-D modeling concepts using solid modeling software will be applied for product development and students will learn rapid prototyping techniques. Students will demonstrate their machine design skills by producing models of working prototypes and develop a portfolio to share with prospective employers.
Courses include intro to engineering/design graphics, geometric dimensioning, CAD, rapid prototyping and more.
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Accreditation & Accolades
Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.
Learn by actually practicing the skills you’ll need on the job.
Learn to use the latest solid modeling software including SolidWorks, CATIA, and Inventor solid modeling.
Learn to create shop drawings for production.
Tuition: 33 credits x $190 per credit = $6,270.
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.
*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“Many students take this certificate and transfer to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.”