Manufacturing

Which programs are offered?

We offer the following program:

  • Production [PDF] —This program prepares students to operate a variety of machine tools; fabricate and modify machine parts; and use electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic technologies.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?

Some of the jobs include:

  • Chemical Equipment Operator
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Biofuels Processing Technicians
  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator
  • Machinist
  • Boiler Operator
  • Machine Maintenance Worker
  • Welder

What is the salary outlook?

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Electrical Engineering Technicians—$28/hour
  • Biofuels Processing Technicians—$26/hour
  • Machinists—$19/hr
  • Welders—$17/hr

Which industry-recognized, in demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician Certification
  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machine Operator Certification