Automated Manufacturing Technology

In Automated Manufacturing Technology get ready to work with state-of-the-art equipment that allows you to complete the latest robotic and engineering projects. Take your ideas, designs and sketches and translate them into real-life 3D designs, blueprints, and more. Students develop strong skills in this industry by using CAD, 3D Inventor, and various interactive simulation software that leads them into a career pathway that may include CNC programmer, equipment repair technician, machine control technician, or production machinist. Students are also prepared to advance their education towards a prospective career in mechanical or industrial engineering.

Skills Learned:

  • Blueprint reading
  • CAD
  • Robotics
  • CNC programming
  • Machining
  • Design
  • Operation of: lathes, milling machines, grinders, drills, computer controlled machines






Potential Careers:

  • CNC Programmer
  • Production Machinist
  • Computer Numerical Control Programmer or Operator
  • General Machinist
  • Inspector
  • Lab Technician Assistant
  • Equipment Repair Technician
  • Machine Control Technician
  • With additional education: Tool & Die Maker, Mechanical Engineer, Industrial Engineer

Certifications and Credentials:
Motoman –  6 points
Fanuc –  6 points
NIMS – 12 points