Academy of Manufacturing and
ACADEMIC / EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
Convert and/or perform practical applications involving fractions and decimals, percentages, measurement, ratio, and proportion. Calculate surface areas, volume, weights, measures, and circumference. Understand square roots and radicals, properties of angles, essentials of trigonometry, and proper use of all measuring devices used in the career area.
LANGUAGE / ENGLISH SKILLS
Read a variety of trade-related manuals, instructions, magazines, and encyclopedias. Read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work. Write reports and essays with proper format.
Demonstrate technical competencies and logical thinking skills in the interpretation of processes and principles. Utilize measurements in the operation of specific technical equipment plus possess the ability to observe, classify, measure, infer, manipulate variables, and interpret charts, graphs, and tables.
POST-SECONDARY CAREER PATHS
Immediate entry into manufacturing, machining or electronics occupations. Two-year associates degree in a technical or engineering technology.
Completion of this course does not authorize students to use the word "engineer" or "engineering" in such a student's job title, nor may such a student otherwise represent that he/she is an engineer. The unauthorized use of the word "engineer" by anyone not approved to do so by the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers is illegal.
Quality Tester Production
Inventory Control Shipping and Receiving Clerk
CNC Machine Programmer
Starting $8 per hour up to $19 per hour and beyond.