Applied Manufacturing Management - Advanced Materials Processing

AMMS
City: Sarnia
Two-Year with Co-op Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Sep Open Jan Open

Overview

Oversee the development, implementation, and improvement of efficient and effective manufacturing processes to produce high quality, specialized products that meet industry demands.

In manufacturing today, there is a continuous need for employees with highly developed skills in testing, processing, and quality assurance of materials. In addition, employers are looking for management skills to plan, implement and coordinate in manufacturing facilities. Encompassing many areas of science, including material science, chemical and material engineering and chemistry, and combining business management curriculum, the Lambton College Applied Manufacturing Management - Advanced Materials Processing, Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with real-world experiences to learn and apply the knowledge and skills required to study the properties and behaviours of engineering polymeric materials used in a range of manufacturing applications in Ontario, Canada, and abroad.

In the program, students develop skills in applied material science and manufacturing. Additional courses include hands-on introductions to chemical analysis, material characterization, composites, nanocomposites and polymers. In addition, students learn the underlying theoretical principles in materials processing and additive manufacturing. Graduates are technically skilled problem-solvers with well-developed business, ethics, communication and analytical skills that can be applied to future careers in advanced manufacturing technology for a variety of industrial, government or consulting organizations.

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Admission Requirements

  • University degree in science, chemistry, bio-technology, environmental, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, or related field study

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel a program or course at any time; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways to third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission. In the event Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College's sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS of 6.5

- or -

  • TOEFL iBT 79

- or -

  • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test

Please Note: IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.


Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Costs

  • Term 1 $9,410.48
  • Term 2 $8,624.56
  • Term 3 $9,324.56
  • Term 4 $0.00
$27,359.60
Total Cost of Program

Tuition fees are estimates and are subject to change each academic year. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission. In the event Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.

Additional Fees

  • Lab Coat
    $40.00
  • Safety Boots
    $150.00
  • Safety Glasses
    $20.00

WIL Project Fees

Students who are not successful in securing a co-op or fail to meet the co-op requirements will need to register in CPL-5559 WIL Project.

There is an additional fee of $2,100 for each student enrolled in the WIL Project course.

Important Dates, Deadline & Late Fees

For additional information on registration dates, deadlines and late fees please refer to Registration Dates and Deadlines.

Student Fees

A student services fee is included in your tuition.

Health Insurance Coverage

Emergency medical insurance is mandatory for all international students at Lambton College. This includes students who are full-time and part-time and who are on a co-op. This insurance is provided by guard.me - a third party insurance provider.

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Technology Requirements

In order to keep pace with the requirements of each and every course in your program, Lambton College requires that each student have access to a laptop while studying at our college.

Courses

QEM-1213
Applied Case Studies for Manufacturing

In this course students are introduced to writing case studies on manufacturing, effects of applying quality principles on manufacturing environment as well as non-manufacturing businesses. Students become familiar with the case study techniques learning how to conduct research, write summaries and create case for action in a case study. The course explains a path on evolution of manufacturing, penetration of quality and its establishment as a key component of manufacturing. The course describes best practices for the deployment and utilization of quality principles in a manufacturing environment. Students become familiar with the application of lean methodology in non-manufacturing environment including healthcare, finance and banking.

AMM-1003
Engineering Design for a Circular Economy - A Canadian Management Perspective

In this course, students delve into the economic activity that builds and rebuilds overall system health, both globally and more specifically from a unique Canadian manufacturing management perspective. The curriculum focuses on various models of bio-sustainability in the economy, and how these models effect management decisions. Biological materials and technical cycles are studied, as well as overall material and product design and re-design to better fit within a restorative economy.

OHS-1402
Canadian Workplace Health & Safety

In providing an overview of Canadian Labour laws, workplace rules and regulations, and Health and Safety Hazards in the workplace, students gain an understanding of the responsibilities of employers, worker's rights as well as the responsibilities of various organizations in the Canadian labour industry. Awareness and recognition of various health and safety risks arising from a variety of occupations is also covered.

BUS-1203
Workplace Communications Applications & Analysis

In today's management and administration workplace, having strong computer skills is essential. This course provides students with resources and guidance to develop skills in Microsoft Office applications, focusing on three key areas: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. While learning about these programs, students develop skills in time management, accountability, and their ability to follow direction.

CHM-2712
Laboratory Techniques

The student will be introduced to Canadian laboratory techniques, including good laboratory practices for analytical labs (such as appropriate lab record keeping and documentation), laboratory chemical safety (WHMIS/SDS), and lab procedures. Students will learn techniques useful in later areas of the program, such as preparing solutions, proper chemical labelling and storage, and maintaining a laboratory notebook.

QEM-1504
Total Quality Management

This course reviews the history and guiding principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) leading to an understanding of critical success factors for implementing total Quality Management. Students are introduced to the pioneering quality philosophies of Crosby, Deming, Ishikawa and Juran. Areas covered include developing an organizational culture for quality, quality strategy, employee involvement, data analysis and effective communication for implementing TQM in manufacturing or service industries.

JSS-1001
Job Search & Success

This course provides student with skills and knowledge to help support their career search and succeed in the workplace. Students align their personal skill set and goals to guide them on their career paths. They will learn how to effectively conduct a job search, build a professional and well-tailored resume and cover letter, and develop and practice interview techniques. Students will also develop their personal brand to help support effective career networking and aid in their job search. Teamwork and collaboration in the workplace are also discussed. Self-reflection is used to inspire insight and support their professional career journey.

CHM-5816
Reinforced Plastics

Engineered materials systems with the combined benefits of plastics and reinforcement are explored with an emphasis on natural product reinforcement; things like hemp, rice hulls and crystalline cellulose. The recycling benefits and technology are covered in general and as they pertain to these naturally sourced reinforcement materials.

CHM-5916
Petrochemical & Polymer Chemistry

The petrochemical industry from extraction to processing into energy and materials products is covered in this course. Polymer chemistry and production is explored. Polymers and energy products (for example; bio-diesel and bio-ethanol) from renewable resources is also covered.

QEM-2523
Engineering Drawing & Introduction to CAD

CHM-4913
Quality Assurance & Control

Quality in the chemical laboratory is about the data being produced being free of error and with well defined and understood limits, consistence and uncertainty. There are national and international standards for quantifying quality. This course will understand the importance of quality in the laboratory, be familiar with the standards that control and define quality, know how to sample to ensure quality through appropriate sampling, method selection, measurement practices and documentation.

FOUR MONTHS

QEM-1304
Materials & Testing

AMM-3004
Introduction to Polymer Characterization

This course will give to students an overview of polymeric materials from the synthesis of polymers to the characterization, chemical structure, properties, and applications of polymers. Students will gain the ability to identify the impact of different routes of synthesis on the properties of a polymeric material and explore a variety of applications accordingly to the specific properties of a polymeric material. These properties will be determined by spectroscopy, chromatography, thermal analysis, and imaging techniques. Emphasis will be placed on how the various synthetic methods are used to control structural features such as molecular weight, branching, crosslinking, and crystallinity. Discussed in detail will be the effect of molecular structure on these properties, and relevant applications of polymeric materials for key industries worldwide.

MAN-2193
Project Management

AMM-3014
Introduction to Materials Processing

This course introduces processing of solid materials forms as the cornerstone of operations for a diverse range of industrial sectors. Students study the basic structural concept of material and relationships between processing, structure, properties, and performance. Students will gain knowledge from topics ranging from mixing and milling through micro- and macro-structures and their influence on properties, to the processing techniques required for solids and biomass to produce the desire structures. Types of engineering materials studies includes polymers, synthetic composite, and biomaterials. There is an experimental laboratory to illustrate and help students understand the principles presented in the course along with some ASTM testing techniques.

AMM-3024
Additive Manufacturing & Printing

This course provides students with the practical skills to learn concept of additive manufacturing and 3D printing of synthetic materials. Students will apply materials processing concepts to 3D printing via hand drawing, extruding into a 3D model, and preparation of 3D model to 3D print. The course teaches students the basics of 3D modelling and printing, converting images to 3D models, and critical basic concepts in computer aided design (CAD), including extrusion, scaling, mesh, water tight, and interlocking parts.

AMM-3032
Advanced Topics in Canadian Materials Manufacturing

This is an advanced materials science and manufacturing course, which covers a range of topics pertinent to today's Canadian manufacturing sectors. The objective of this course is threefold: (i) to build a common background for all students in (bio)polymer design and development and the production of such in a Canadian mass production operation (ii) to provide an in-depth look at a few selected core topics in materials science and manufacturing, and (iii) to expose students to the analysis of seminal and top recent research papers. This course is designed to provide in-depth analysis of timely and relevant topics rather than superficial analysis of a wide variety of topics.

CPL-1049
Work Term (Full-Time)

Co-operative education provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students in leveraging employment after graduation. For further information regarding co-op, please refer to: https://www.lambtoncollege.ca/co-ops-placements

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CPL-5559
WIL Project

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Project is aimed at enriching students by connecting different program areas of study, cutting across subject-matter lines, and emphasizing unifying concepts. The focus of the WIL Project is to make connections between study and industry by engaging students in relevant and meaningful activities that are connected to and practiced within the professional workplace. WIL Project allows students to enhance and strengthen their employability prospects post-graduation by fine tuning skills and knowledge and meeting the expectations of today's employers. Students are required to attend the scheduled shifts in the WIL office, reporting to the WIL Supervisor. Weekly real-world challenges are presented in the WIL office, designed by industry professionals. In addition to the weekly assigned deliverables, students are also offered professional development sessions, and exposed to industry guest speakers, enhancing their opportunity to develop their professional network.

Co-op Eligibility & WIL Project Fee

In order to be eligible to secure an approved full-time co-op work term (CPL-1049), students must have a GPA of 2.8 or greater and complete all the co-op eligibility requirements. Failing to do so will require students to enroll in CPL-5559 WIL Project at an additional cost.

Contact

Centre for Global Engagement

LAMBTON COLLEGE SARNIA

1457 London Road

Sarnia ON, N7S 6K4

After Graduation

Employment Opportunities


Health and Safety student training on the job.

The nature of available job opportunities varies based on previous work experience. Graduates of this program may find employment in areas of engineering research and development, commercial processing and manufacturing, or as engineering department managers or production managers.

Looking for Support After Graduation?

The International Graduate Services & Support Centre (GSSC) is a place dedicated to assisting International alumni as they seek employment and settle into Canadian life following graduation.

Co-op

About Co-op

Students in this program have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by applying classroom learning during co-op experiences.

Learn more about co-op terms and the roles and responsibilities of students and co-op advisors.

More Information

Student Responsibilities

  • Course and program delivery schedules are proposed and subject to change for each intake.
  • Students are required to bring their own laptop with wireless capability.
  • Students are advised to bring an official copy of their most recent police clearance, driver's license, and vaccination record from their home country.
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Technology Requirements

It is recommended that students purchase a laptop with a Windows operating system.

Internet Speed Requirements

For best performance for students learning remotely, an internet connection with a minimum of 40 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speed is recommended in order to effectively use video conferencing and remote lecture delivery software as well as, other online resources remotely. Due to the large area over which students may be dispersed, we are unable to recommend a specific provider, so you will need to inquire around your area to find one that best suits your needs.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

In order to access the internet and virtually-delivered software and courseware, student laptops should include the following at a minimum. By meeting the following specifications, students will be equipped to access software and courseware on their laptop through the internet:

  • Intel i5 8th Gen Processor or equivalent
  • 16 GB of RAM (with a minimum of 8 GB)
  • 100 GB HDD or more
  • HD Graphics
  • Webcam with a microphone
  • Wireless 802.11n/ac 5ghz capable
  • Windows Operating System (Windows 11)

Software

To ensure students are getting the most our of their classroom experience, some software will be required.

Lambton College has made this software easily accessible online. Students can leverage our Microsoft Office 365 software packages and services. In addition, much of the software you require for your courses will be available on demand for use on any device - on or off campus.