Ohio Manufacturing Foundations

Providing a Fast, Affordable Path to Successful Careers

In just one year or less, you can be ready to start a successful career with one of Ohio’s booming manufacturing companies.

Build the Future of Your Dreams

Whether you are a high school student, a recent graduate or an adult seeking new opportunities, Ohio Manufacturing Foundations provides a fast, affordable way to springboard into your career.

To earn your certificate, you will complete a 16- to 18-credit hour program that focuses on five essential courses:

  • Technical Writing
  • Technical Math
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Engineering Materials


Manufacturing Foundations will prepare you for that all-important first job as well as laying the groundwork for ongoing education and training as you build your career. Initially launched in Northwest Ohio, this program will soon expand to other regions across the state.

Interested in learning more about bringing this program to your region? Please contact us!


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Use this customizable template as you prepare to implement the Manufacturing Foundations Certificate at your institution.

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