Manufacturing Design and Rapid Prototyping Concentration (ETMD) – Community College of Rhode Island

Manufacturing Design and Rapid Prototyping Concentration (ETMD)

Certificate in Engineering Systems Technology (CERT_ETMA)

Knight Campus, Warwick only

Students in this certificate program develop the knowledge and skills to prepare files and drawings for a variety of mechanical devices and components. Students learn contemporary CAD software to produce files suitable for machining and 3-D printing. Emphasis will be placed on designing for advanced manufacturing technology, rapid prototyping using 3-D printers and mechanical simulation. All credits can be applied to the Associate in Science Degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Certificate Requirements
ENGR 1030 Engineering Graphics   3
ETCN 1100 Blueprint Reading and the Machinery's Handbook Seven-and-a-half week course 3
ETME 1020 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes   3
ENGT 1060 AutoCAD (Basic)   2
ENGT 2090 Advanced Solid Modeling   3
ETCN 1000 Mechanical Industrial Design   3
ETCN 2300 3D-Modeling and Prototyping   3

Total Certificate Requirements Credits 20


Most students in this certificate program attend part time and take two courses each semester. Therefore, the average time to complete the Manufacturing Design and Rapid Prototyping certificate as a part-time student could be one year. For more information about the number of CCRI graduates in this program and other important gainful employment information, please visit

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Last Updated: 5/6/19