Vacuum Maintenance Technician Certificate

The Vacuum Maintenance Technician Certificate prepares individuals with little or no previous college coursework for a career as a technician supporting vacuum-based equipment. The coursework included in the certificate provides the student with the necessary academic experience in college algebra, chemistry, general engineering technology and vacuum technology to perform as a vacuum maintenance technician.

At least one third of the credits required for this certificate must be completed at Normandale.

Required Courses: (28-29 cr)

CHEM 1020

Survey of Chemistry 1 (4)

or CHEM 1061

Principles of Chemistry 1 (5)

ENGC 1101

Freshman Composition (4)

MATH 1100

College Algebra - Probability (4)

or MATH 1400

Survey of Calculus (4)

ENGT 1153

AC/DC Circuits (4)

ENGT 1184

Fluid Mechanics (3)

VACT 1292

Intro to Vacuum Technology (2)

VACT 2293

Vacuum Analysis & Troubleshooting (4)

VACT 2297

Thin Films Deposition (3)