Build a Bright Future
From robotics to engineering, the manufacturing world is filled with in-demand professions focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Prepare to enter this high-tech world straight out of high school.
Which pathway is offered?
Advanced Manufacturing & Machinery Mechanics—This pathway focuses on assembling, operating, maintaining, and repairing electromechanical equipment or devices. Why do we call it "advanced"? Because manufacturing has gone high-tech, and workers now need top-notch computer and technology skills and an eye for detail and quality. Students in this pathway may go on to work in a variety of mechanical fields, including robotics, refinery and pipeline systems, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. Coming in fall 2023.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Manufacturing technician
- Process improvement technician
- Engineering technician
- Purchasing agent
- Production manager
- Plant operator
- Hazardous waste technician
- Industrial equipment mechanic
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Certified Manufacturing Associate