The Safety for Process Technology Basic Certificate program prepares students to work as entry-level operators in continuous or large batch production processes in manufacturing. Operating and monitoring production equipment in refineries, food, pharmaceutical and bio-manufacturing, process technicians use a range of instruments and sensors to measure and track temperature, pressure, viscosity, chemical composition, color and other physical and chemical properties. Process Technicians ensure safety, health, and other environmental practices and standards in all areas of plant activities. Students will earn the safety credential from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).
|Required Program Core|
|340PRTE 124||Introduction to Process Technology||4|
|340PRTE 125||Safety, Health and Environment||6|
This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
Salary Based on Experience Level
Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County
Emsi earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
Annual Job Openings
55 annual openings in Cook County
National Education Attainment
Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.
|Degree Program||% of Jobs|
|A high school diploma or less||21.64%|
|An Associate degree||25.54%|
|A Bachelor's degree||14.65%|
|A Master's or Professional degree||0.00%|
|A Doctoral degree or more||0.00%|
14.65% continue their education beyond an associate degree