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Advanced Manufacturing Specialist

Join the in-demand field of Advanced Manufacturing in just 14 weeks! The Academy of Advanced Manufacturing at Gateway is an initiative developed by Rockwell Automation and Manpower Group to provide hands-on training in the latest manufacturing systems using Rockwell Automation products.

Invest 36 hours per week over 14 weeks of full-time classes at Gateway's SC Johnson iMET Center to gain a strong introduction to electronics, robotics, PLCs, industrial automation, project management and more. Graduate with an Advanced Manufacturing Specialist certificate and be certified as Automation and Control Technician — set to earn an average salary of $49,000 a year.

This program is approved by the Wisconsin State Approving Agency for Federal VA Education Benefits.

If you have questions or need additional information please call 1-800-247-7122.

Update August 26, 2021: Applications for Metallica’s All within My Hands Foundation funding support for the Fall 2021 Semester are closed. 

Application Requirments

  • Complete an online application for the Advanced Manufacturing Specialist Certificate
  • Submit an official high school transcript, HSED, or GED transcript to verify high school completion. Transcript must be official and in a sealed envelope from the high school unless sent electronically through a secured credential service (e.g. Parchment)