The mission of the Advanced Manufacturing Education Program is to increase the number of available skilled workers for existing and emerging manufacturing jobs, enhance worker skills, knowledge in manufacturing technologies and processes, help improve the productivity of the regions manufacturing industry, increase manufacturer’s global competitive advantage, and provide manufacturing related technical assistance to local business and industry. This program offers three career paths: Robotics Automation, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) Automation, and Plastics Injection Molding. Training in these areas are related to the high tech manufacturing industry of today’s economy. Completion of the program yields an Engineering Technician Diploma.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
1000 Neal St
Cookeville, TN 38501
Design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 2,670
Current job openings per year: 230