Penn Foster’s online undergraduate certificate in Foundational Skills for Technology program is designed for personal enrichment and to teach foundational skills for Penn Foster College’s Technology Degree Programs. Understand how to read technical and construction drawings, as well as blueprints, and describe the process of computer-aided design with a college curriculum comprised of subjects like math, writing, and science.
To provide foundational knowledge and courses that meet the general education requirements of Penn Foster’s technology degree programs.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...
All applicants are required to complete two Basic Skills Assessments, one in reading and one in math, to determine the level of readiness for beginning their selected program. Additional studies may be required.
Succeed by learning how to use your Penn Foster program, and learn the basics of engineering technology.
In this course, you'll learn the math skills necessary to succeed in your program.
This course provides an overview of writing styles for technology applications.
What’s the difference between computer hardware and computer software? Find out when you study the basics of computers and the Internet in this course.
This course provides students with an overview of visual communication skills necessary to successfully complete the wide range of courses in technology programs that require learning to read and interpret technical drawings.
Textbook: Blueprint Reading and Sketching
This assessment will evaluate the knowledge and skills that you learned during the program. You choose the time, the location, and the qualified exam supervisor.