Skilled Trades Industrial Occupations Technology: CS

Skilled Trades Industrial Occupations Technology: CS

Certificate of Specialization | 12 credit hours minimum

Area of Interest: Advanced Manufacturing, Industrial Occupations, and Transportation

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Program Description:

This program provides industrial technical education and training associated with a variety of skilled trades.

Dependent on the skilled trade classification, an additional 9-12 credit hours of technical courses are required for the particular Certificate of Specialization. The courses must be selected in consultation with the program advisor.

Skilled trades classifications and emphasis areas may include:

  • Electronics

  • PLC/Robotics

  • Sheet Metal Worker Manufacturing

  • Assembly Worker

Location. This program is offered in its entirety at Florissant Valley. 

Related Programs.  The Engineering Department offers an associate in the following area:

Skilled Trades Industrial Occupations Technology, Associate in Applied Science

Financial Aid. This Certificate of Specialization is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please see an advisor for more information.

Cost of Attendance.  For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES

Program Career and Salary Information.  Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest. 

The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. differentiate fact from opinion in regard to industrial technical subjects for occupational training or retraining.
  2. complete occupational tasks at an entry-level proficiency for industrial training or retraining.
Program Requirements
MTH 108Elementary Applied Mathematics (or higher)3
Select one of the following tracks:9-12
Sheet Metal Worker
Manufacturing Assembly Worker
Total Credit Hours12-15

Full-Time Academic Plan

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Fall 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MTH 108 Elementary Applied Mathematics (or higher)3Reading ProficiencyApply for graduation
Select one of the following focus areas:9-12  
Sheet Metal Worker
Manufacturing Assembly Worker
Credit Hours12-15
Total Credit Hours12-15

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.