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Advanced Manufacturing & Production Technology

STC Advanced Manufacturing & Production Technology


Program Content:

This program prepares students for entry into the advanced manufacturing industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills key to the success of working in the manufacturing industry. Students gain an understanding of technology and the concept of Design for Manufacturing, study workplace safety and workplace organization, workplace communication skills, and basic machine operation. They will learn how to accurately read and interpret blueprints and schematics; graphic design and computer-aided drawing; quality assurance methods and quality control concepts; use of precision measurement tools and instruments; and understanding modern business practices. The second half of the program will focus on how to select production processes; computer-aided manufacturing and flexible manufacturing planning; produce a product via a master project; manual milling machines, computer-numeric-control machines, and welding systems; and robotic systems used in manufacturing, study mechanisms; AC/DC electrical control; programmable logic control; fluid power; maintenance of technological systems; and exploration of employability and career opportunities.

Program Length:

This program takes approximately 7.5 months (600 hours) to complete.

Industry Certifications/State Credentials:

  • Autodesk Certified User - AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Certified User - Inventor
  • FANUC Certified Robot Operator - 1 (FCR-01)
  • NCCER Electronic Systems Technician - Level 2
  • RECF Robotics Certification
  • Certified Solidworks Associate - Academic (CSWA-Academic)

Obtainment Time Frame: In program

Entrance/Exit Requirements:

Reading, math, and language competencies are pre-assessed. The basic skills grade levels for Advanced Manufacturing & Production Technology are Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9. Competencies must be met prior to program completion.

Standard Occupations:

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First-line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers

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Course Sequence:


Course #

Course Title




Entry Level Production Worker

150 hrs



Production Quality & Assurance

150 hrs



Manufacturing & Production Processes

150 hrs


ETI0453Manufacturing & Production Maintenance150 hrs