Production Technologies


Looking for a creative, rewarding career?

The Production Technologies Certificate can provide you with the skills to start a fulfilling career in manufacturing with a competitive salary.


This 16 credit certificate introduces students to production technologies and information to start on a manufacturing career pathway. In the eight courses, topics include:

  • Technical mathematics
  • Introductory computer skills
  • Print interpretation
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Quality control
  • Maintenance
  • Safety
  • Career Success Skills

These classes are entirely online and do not require any on-site lab work.

Learn from qualified faculty

All 360 eTECH certificates are taught by accredited and reputable colleges in Minnesota that are part of 360 Manufacturing Center of Excellence.

Courses are taught by the same instructors who teach the on-campus courses.

Build your career

The Production Technologies Certificate is a great way to start your career in manufacturing. You can use the knowledge gained in this certificate to take more classes to learn Welding, which builds off of this certificate.

Learn more about building your career in manufacturing.

360 eTECH courses are also transferable to two different B.A.S. degrees at Bemidji State University—Applied Engineering and Applied Management (also available online). Start with just a course or certificate, and you can end with a bachelor’s degree!

Plus, you have a great return on your investment! The full 16-credit certificate equals 320 hours of instructor time, so you are paying just $11 for each instructional hour. A raise of just $3.50 hour would pay back the full cost of the Production Technologies Certificate in six months while working full-time!

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost. Support is in place to help you pay for courses.