Do you enjoy using cutting-edge technology and working with your hands? Are you looking for a career in an industry with boundless opportunities for advancement? Look no further – consider a career in manufacturing!
This 1-year region pathway offers training in the use of conventional and automated machining & manufacturing equipment and software. Today manufacturing includes the use of computers, robots, 3D printing, CNC-computer numerical controllers, virtual reality, and many automated processes. Students will have the opportunity to work with industry-recognized equipment and software such as HAAS, MasterCam, AutoCAD, and ProEngineer.
- Understand the manufacturing process.
- Understand properties & production of metals.
- Understand basic machine tool elements and basic machining processes.
- Understand basic CAD/CAM.
- Understand basic principles & components of fluid power & basic design of electrical controls as it applies to the automation industry.
View the High School Course Guide for an in-depth look at the courses outlined below.
High School Credits:
9GB5 Manufacturing Processes I (2)
9GB6 Intro to CAD/CAM (2)
9GG8 Machine Operations II (4)
Total College Credits:
Annual National Average Salary for Entry Level Manufacturing Position: $44,800
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