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Career Area: Manufacturing
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Program Number: 97-617-2
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Mold Design Certificate Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:

  • Mold Designer
  • Die Cast Die Designer
  • Tool Designer
  • Product Designer

Wisconsin Technical College Mold Design Certificate Programs

Mold designers utilize their creativity to develop mold designs for production environments. They are typically detail oriented and have an interest in machines and mechanical processes.

This certificate is designed to develop the mold and die cast die design skills of an individual who has completed the Mechanical Design Technology associate of applied science degree, has previous mold set-up or manufacturing experience, or a background in a machining role. This would include journey person tool and die makers interested in moving into a design role in their field.

Representatives from business and industry have identified skills that are essential to success in manufacturing. Students will be expected to demonstrate the Critical Core Manufacturing Skills (CCMS) throughout all the manufacturing classes. These skills include: work cooperatively, work productively, listen effectively, demonstrate a positive attitude, maintain a safe work environment, demonstrate integrity, communicate clearly, follow directions, apply problem solving strategies, apply mathematical reasoning, think critically and adapt to change.  Students are exposed to the concepts of lean manufacturing, as well as green sustainable technologies.

Graduates are prepared to immediately enter the industry as designers working on new mold tooling projects. Employers are looking for individuals who have the strong skills and knowledge base provided by this certificate.

Mold Design Certificate Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Moraine Park Mold Design Certificate at Moraine Park