Engineering Technology

In-depth grounding in fundamental engineering principles provide your trainees with a powerful combination of theory for learning positions in electrical, manufacturing, chemical, mechanical, and industrial design firms. Ideal for technicians, utility plant workers, and others who want to advance to a supervisory or managerial-level position, Penn Foster's Engineering Technology programs cover chemical, electrical, mechanical, civil, industrial, pulp and paper, surveying, and water/wastewater plant technologies.

Each of the below programs are self-paced and can be customized to meet the specific training needs of your employees and your business. Like all Penn Foster training systems, Engineering Technology courses are available in print, online, or in a blended learning environment. Contact a training consultant today, or view our portfolio of engineering technology training programs below.

Training Programs

Electrical Engineering

Builds technical expertise for engineers in industrial, electronics, or management firms.

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Mechanical Engineering

Gives mechanical engineers comprehensive training in manufacturing, mechanical design, instrumentation, and process control systems.

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Industrial Engineering

Provides instruction on math and technical fundamentals, plus complex, intensive training in mechanical engineering design, electronic components and circuits, instrumentation and process control systems.

Industrial Engineering >

Chemical Engineering

Offers technical training for positions in chemical plants and in various processing industries covering inorganic chemistry, thermodynamics, physics, and more.

Chemical Engineering >

Civil Engineering

Provides surveyors and engineers at construction companies, public work departments, and transportation companies with comprehensive training and firm grounding in fundamental principles.

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Draftsman Training

Details the fundamentals of mechanical drawing.

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Land Surveyor

Provides technical training to Surveyors and Topographic Drafters.

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Pulp and Paper Technician / Engineer

Comprehensive training in mathematics, physics, and chemistry, plus pulp and paper manufacturing.

Pulp and Paper Technician / Engineer >

Sanitary Engineering

Covers the design and construction of water supply systems, water treatment plants, sewerage systems, sewage treatment plants, and irrigation systems.

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Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Provides trainees with a fundamental knowledge of sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment.

Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator >

Quality Control Technician

Offers a review of mathematics and measurements before tackling applied skill development coursework including industry best practices and implementing a quality control system.

Quality Control Technician >

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