Process Technology — Advanced
Prepares students to understand, operate, shut down, analyze and troubleshoot industrial processes. The Process Technology program prepares students to become process technicians in industries such as: refining, petrochemical, power generation, oil and gas production, food, metals, minerals and others. Technical knowledge and skills will be gained in areas such as operating equipment, instrumentation and process systems, troubleshooting and computer applications.
Fuel, energy, water and chemical companies throughout Michigan are making the call for process industry technicians. In your process technology career, you’ll check and manage the processes that make a product, working with engineers, chemists and other professionals as a team member. You may work in a lab or in all types of weather and places in scheduled shift work. In this career, you’ll:
- Maintain a safe work place
- Install, operate and troubleshoot industrial machines and equipment
- Develop, analyze and implement procedures
- Work with vendors and raw material suppliers
- Prepare manuals and flow charts
Henry Ford Community College is working in partnership with the Detroit Regional Chamber and Michigan Works! agencies as part of its mission to provide skilled and qualified workers for Michigan’s manufacturing industries. HFCC is a member of the Southeast Michigan Community College Consortium, nine community colleges sharing resources and developing mutual educational solutions to support the region’s economic development.
Required Core Courses
- Partial online course ** 100% online course