Career And College Prep


Build a Brighter 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 Pathway—This pathway prepares students to work with customers to ensure the manufacturing process produces a product that meets or exceeds customer expectations. They also monitor the manufacturing process and the materials used to make the product.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Manufacturing technician
  • Inspector
  • Tester
  • Grader
  • Process improvement technician
  • Engineering technician
  • Purchasing agent
  • Production manager
  • Plant operator

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Manufacturing Technology