The PTEC program prepares students to become process technicians and operators who control and monitor systems that keep plants running efficiently and safely.
The Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology program is accredited by the Association of Technology Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), as well as by the North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA).
The Student Learning Outcomes for this program are:
- Students demonstrate an understanding of safety, health, and environmental policy and exhibit this behavior. Students apply safe work practices.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of the maintenance and operation of process equipment. Students apply the reasoning behind proper equipment line up, safety, and process concerns while operating process equipment.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of the technical aspects of the process technology. Students apply skills and knowledge systems and troubleshooting ability.
- Students communicate clearly, effectively, and concisely in both verbal and written form, including the ability to interpret and carry out SOP and EOP.
- Students demonstrate and apply the following work ethics:
- Quality of work,
- Work attitude,
- Human Relations Skills.
- Certificate of Technical Studies, Process Technology Support Technician
- Associate of Applied Science, PTEC
- Technical Diploma, Process Technology
For more information about this education and career path please see the North American Process Technology Alliance website. You can also view the North American Process Technology Alliance Topics and Objectives page for information on learning outcomes and core topics.