Preparing highly skilled workers to meet the challenges of the 21st century.


The Automation and Production program prepares individuals with technical skill proficiency, reasoning, and problem-solving along with occupation-specific skills. The skills include but are not limited to certifications in 3d industrial design such as Solidworks Certified Associate, Solidworks Certified Professional, and Solidworks Certified Expert. Computer numerical Control (CNC) certifications are available through MasterCam via the Mastercam Associate Programmer and the MasterCam Professional Certified Programmer.


  • Industrial Designer
  • CNC Programmer
  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Production Worker


Employment opportunities in the field of manufacturing are on a growth cycle. Employment is based on area-specific training and certifications. The proficiency and efficiency of the employee is relative to opportunity and growth.


Starting wages are relative to experience and certification(s). Wages for industrial Designers and CNC Programmers start in the $12.00 – $17.00 per hour range.