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Advanced Manufacturing Specialist

Join the in-demand field of Advanced Manufacturing in just 12 weeks! The Academy of Advanced Manufacturing at Gateway is an initiative developed by Rockwell Automation and Manpower Group providing hands-on training in the latest in manufacturing systems using Rockwell Automation products.

Invest in 12 weeks of full-time classes 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. Technicians earn an average salary of $49,795 a year.

Train hands-on at Gateway’s SC Johnson iMET Center over 12 weeks (36/hrs per week) in robotics, mechatronics, motor control, PLC and HMI programming, industrial controls and the industrial internet of things.

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

Register today for an upcoming information session on January 13 or 18.

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

Application Requirements

  • 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)