Metrology Mini Skills Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering


The Metrology Mini Skills Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the inspection, Quality Assurance and/or manufacturing field. The courses in this program focus on dimensional metrology, inspection reporting, mechanical part geometry and computer-assisted inspection. This Certificate program is also designed to enhance the skills of individuals already in the inspection, Quality Assurance and/or manufacturing field that have a desire to learn more about metrology tools in the manufacturing trade. The student is required to complete a total of 13 units. At least one half of the units toward the certificate must be completed at Fullerton College. A minimum grade of C or better is required for each course taken.

Required Courses (13 units):
MACH 180 FIntroduction to Metrology3
MACH 182 F Introduction to CMM Inspection and Romer Arms3
MACH 184 F Advanced CMM and Romer Arm Inspection3
MACH 185 F CMM and Romer Arm Applications2
DRAF 173 F Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing2
Total Units13

Outcome 1: Demonstrate proficiency in completing a simple Inspection Report for piece parts utilizing basic measurement tools and drawings.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate the ability to perform simple calculations for unit conversions and to obtain final values from drawings for Inspection Reports.