The Advanced Manufacturing Department is a finely tuned program that prepares students to work in the modern, high tech field of manufacturing. Students will learn and practice the basic fundamentals of manufacturing throughout their stay in the Advanced Manufacturing Program. They will be instructed in the utilization and care of bench tools, inspection instruments, metal cutting lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, and grinders.
Upon learning these basics, students shall be instructed in the more technologically modern aspect of computerized manufacturing. Included in this program are study segments involving the operation of modern, highly sophisticated computer numerical controlled (CNC) machinery.
Students will also train on industry-standard computer software: MasterCam and SolidWorks.
All aspects of the shop prepare the graduate with skills and knowledge to enter the manufacturing workforce or pursue post-secondary education.