Preparing for a Career in Advanced Manufacturing

It's never too late to begin your career development in the high-tech manufacturing world. Technically skilled employees are needed now more than ever, contrary to what you might read or be told! Learn more about different career pathways to help you prepare for a wide variety of advanced manufacturing occupations. There are so many educational options available to help you pursue opportunities within your region, in your state and across the country.

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$53,681 (1-4 YEARS)
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Health & Safety Engineer
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National Center for Manufacturing Education
Dayton, OH

The NCME serves as a source of materials, support services, and professional development opportunities for educators and industry professionals.

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Summit Technology Academy
Lees Summit, MO

Programs: PLTW Engineering

This course is designed to expose students to the fundamentals of computerized manufacturing technology. The course is built around several key concepts: Computer Modeling-using a three dimensional, solid modeling software package with mass property analysis. CNC Equipment-understanding the machine tools and its operating and programming aspects. CAM Software-converting computer generated geometry into a program to drive CNC machine tools. Robotics-using a robot for materials handling and assembly operations. Flexible Manufacturing Systems-working in teams to design manufacturing work-cells and table top factory simulations
Project Lead The Way is a nationally recognized engineering and biomedical curriculum being offered through the Lee's Summit School District


David Sharp

Phone: 816-986-3410

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