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New practical degree course in additive manufacturing starts in 2024

In times of increasing digitalization and technological progress, the need for specialized professionals is growing, including in additive manufacturing. In order to meet this demand, the SKZ Plastics Center and the Würzburg-Schweinfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce have launched a new practical course of study.

The new “Certified Industrial Technician specializing in Additive Manufacturing” course offers comprehensive training ranging from the basics of materials science and specific manufacturing processes to business organization and production management. The course is designed to give participants an in-depth understanding of the entire 3D printing process chain.

The curriculum is designed to be practice-oriented and includes theoretical principles as well as hands-on experience, which is supplemented by excursions and projects with cooperation partners from industry.

“The ‘Certified Industrial Technician specializing in Additive Manufacturing’ training course offers a unique opportunity to deepen knowledge in a rapidly growing area of modern manufacturing,” says Matthias Ruff, Sales Manager Education & Research at SKZ. “We are proud to provide participants with a practical insight into additive manufacturing that prepares them for the current demands of the job market. Thanks to the theoretical and, above all, practical knowledge we have built up over the years from numerous research and industrial projects, we at SKZ can draw on an incredible wealth of experience in the field of additive manufacturing.”

Graduates of the course are qualified to plan and optimize complex manufacturing tasks while taking economic and environmental criteria into account. The degree is state-recognized and prepares students for a career in various industries in which additive manufacturing processes are becoming increasingly important.

The introduction of this certificate course underlines the growing importance of additive manufacturing technologies and the need to train qualified specialists in this field. Starting on September 14, 2024, the course offers an excellent opportunity for professionals to continue their education alongside their job and deepen their skills in a promising field.

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