Rapid Prototyping Specialist, C.C.C.


Would you like a career working with three-dimensional computer-aided design data?

Would you enjoy using a group of techniques to fabricate a scale model of a physical part or assembly using three-dimensional computer aided design (CAD) data?  Our professors can equip you with the skills you need to be successful in a manufacturing and technology career.

 This certificate will prepare you for initial employment with an occupational title such as rapid prototyping, digital manufacturing specialist, industrial designers, product designers, or mechanical drafters, technicians, or detailers in various specialized areas of industry that use digital design and modeling and rapid prototyping, direct digital manufacturing or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

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Contact the Advisor


Alan Jeffries
Instructor, Engineering Technology
 850-769-1551, extension 4051


Who is eligible for the rapid prototyping specialist, C.C.C. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the rapid prototyping specialist c.c.c. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

2019-2020 Catalog Requirements

Courses CH
#ETD1320C, Introduction to CAD 3
#ETD2364C, Introduction to Solidworks 3
ETD2371C, Introduction to 3D Printing 3
+ETD2372, Advanced Rapid Prototyping 3



• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


Division Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology Division
850-769-1551, extension 4031