Eight students completing Northwest State Community College’s IT specialist or industrial automation maintenance certificate programs were recognized recently during special events at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center on the Scott Park (Toledo) campus of Northwest State Community College.
In addition to the certificate from NSCC, information technology students earned International Computer Driver License, Microsoft Technology Associate Database Fundamentals and Software Development, and Network Pro certifications. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the information technology field including networking, help desk support, database development/support and web development. Their final project included a demonstration of the website built for NSCC’s strategic plan.
Industrial automation maintenance graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the industrial maintenance field. They are qualified to improve and maintain automated equipment used in advanced manufacturing including troubleshooting PLC systems, robotics and other data collections systems. They also have entry-level knowledge and hands-on skills in the areas of industrial electricity, machine repair, pipefitting, fluid power and welding. In addition to the IAM certificate from NSCC, students earned Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and OSHA safety certifications.
The following graduates were recognized:
IT Specialist: Sarah Abate (Bryan), William Davis (Findlay), Christopher LaBoe (Defiance) and Ricardo Sandoval (Northwood)
Industrial Automation Maintenance Technician: Rachinda Adams (West Unity), Guillermo Munez (Toledo), Monique Reed (Toledo) and Lysander Townsend (Toledo).