Your Path to a Career in Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing is at the core of our society. This industry invents, creates, and repairs the products that we use daily. American companies are reinvesting in manufacturing jobs, resulting in 263,000 jobs added back into the U.S. economy in 2018. The industry is creating more jobs than there are skilled workers to fill them. The National Association of Manufacturers reports that a significant business challenge is finding and retaining qualified workers. The Advanced Manufacturing industry remains a beacon in the U.S. economy, with an increase demand and production.
Be a Part of a Growing Industry
Community College of Philadelphia is offering technical skills training programs that will prepare you for a career in advanced manufacturing. Gain the opportunity to earn a rewarding salary: Welding, Precision Machining (CNC), Electro-mechanical/Mechatronics Technology, and Gas Distribution Pipeline Mechanic.
Program Hours: 300 | Cost: $6,000
You will learn welding fundamentals that prepare you for entry–level employment in this comprehensive training program that covers:
When you successfully complete the program, you will be prepared to take industry-recognized certifications that are respected by employers.
If you have basic math problem-solving skills and enjoy working with your hands, then this is an exciting training opportunity for you.
Two types of CNC Programs offered:
2. CNC Precision Machining Technology 210 Hour
Key skills covered:
If you are someone who enjoys working with your hands and you have basic math and problem solving skills, then this career might be for you.
Two types of Electro-Mechanical Technology Programs offered:
1. Electro-Mechanical Technology (Industrial Maintenance) 625 Hour
2. Electro-Mechanical Modular Program
Prepare for an entry-level job with manufacturers that use automation. Job opportunities include robot installation and maintenance, automation equipment installation, troubleshooting and maintenance and Programmable Logic Controller programming. You will learn to install, maintain and repair the mechanical controls, fluid power systems, and electrical and electronic equipment found in various industries.
Students completing the training modules are prepared to sit for the PMMI Mechatronics Certification Tests which are based on industry-developed standards and recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor. They are also recognized by the Manufacturing Institute's Skills Certification System, which is endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturing. (Note: The cost for certification is not included in the training.)
2. Electro-Mechanical Modular 221 Hour Program Topics*:
*Each module may be taken independently.
Program Hours: 186 (132 classroom; 54 operator qualification training)| Cost: $5,189
The curriculum for this program was developed through a coordinated effort led by the Consortium and PECO, and was supported by Philadelphia Gas Works, Henkels & McCoy and Utility Line Services.
You will learn the fundamentals that prepare you for entry–level employment in this comprehensive training program that covers:
The Welding, Precision Machining (CNC) and Electro-Mechanical programs require math and reading comprehension, mechanical aptitude, and a high school diploma or GED/equivalent.