Prepare for a high-tech manufacturing career with Gateway’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology associate degree program. Advanced manufacturing combines mechanical, electronic and information technology to streamline the manufacturing process through intelligent automation. Advanced manufacturing facilities use advanced software and robotics technology to make their processes as efficient as possible. If you enjoy troubleshooting technology and working hands-on with machinery, this program is for you.
Get hands-on with programs in the Manufacturing cluster, which prepare students for careers ranging including CNC programmer, tool and die technician, welding/maintenance and fabrication, and more.
Get hands-on with robotics and machine repair, and prepare yourself for an in-demand career path with an Electromechanical Maintenance Technician technical diploma from Gateway Technical College. This program provides the skills needed to build, maintain and troubleshoot high-tech manufacturing machines. The perfect candidate is someone who works with their hands, loves fixing things, and enjoys troubleshooting electrical and mechanical machines.
CNC production technicians run full-size CNC machining centers while performing production runs and job set-ups in a manufacturing environment. Coursework covers a variety of relevant areas including; blueprint reading, math, safety, machining technology, tooling applications, work holding, offsets, CNC lathe and mill set-up, gauging and inspection. Through a partnership with Haas Automation, Inc., students learn, hands-on, in the Haas CNC Production Technician Lab, which was developed to give students the opportunity to learn how to work with state-of-the art CNC equipment.
The CNC Programmer technical diploma program gives an overview of essential machine shop practices including machine safety, blueprint reading and part inspection methods. CNC machine programming, set-up and operation will also be covered in-depth. Graduates of this program will have the skills necessary for entry-level employment in a machine shop setting. Special emphasis will be placed on learning the skills necessary to transform raw material into a finished part. Students will be able to apply the techniques learned in lectures within a machine shop setting.
Tool and Die is a great career for those who have manual dexterity, analytical skills, a math aptitude and a dedication to accuracy.