2021-2022 Catalog

Flooring Production Operator (FPO1) Certificate

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Program Description:

The Flooring Production Operator Technical Certificate of Credit provides training in the operation of industrial equipment used in flooring manufacturing. This introductory program gives an overview of the flooring industry and prepares students for employment in a variety of positions within the flooring industry. Learning opportunities in this course introduce, develop and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Topics include: general math skills, knowledge of the flooring industry, safety in industrial environments to include machine safety, and operation of Extrusion, Twisting/Cabling, and Tufting machines.

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Required Courses (14 Credit Hours)

AMFT 1000World Class Manufacturing


AMFT 1200General Industrial Math


AMFT 1500Industrial Safety and OSHA Procedures


FLPD 1000Introduction to the Flooring Industry


FLPD 1010Flooring Production Operator


Total Credit Hours: 14 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation