2021-2022 Preliminary Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Preliminary Yavapai College Catalog

3-D Printing and Manufacturing Certificate

The 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Certificate is designed for students, professionals, or those with a personal interest, to enter into the additive manufacturing industry. Through a multifaceted hands-on experience, students will learn the principles, standards, materials and application of additive manufacturing.

Credit Hours Required: 19

This certificate is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit YC Admission.



3-D Printing and Manufacturing Certificate Suggested Course Sequence  



Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe key material properties for 3-D printability for each printing technology.
  2. Fabricate models using 3-D printers.
  3. Illustrate the different extrusion options and utilize geometric relations to display and modify parametric relations.
  4. Identify, troubleshoot, and correct errors in the additive manufacturing process.
  5. Perform post-processing of manufactured parts and materials.
  6. Maintain 3-D printers.