Program Content: This program provides students with a broad foundation and skills in the manufacturing industry with the application of automation technology and quality control in manufacturing, engineering, and robotics. Students will demonstrate the understanding of mechanisms, engineering design, thermal technology, reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics, AC/DC electrical, fluid power, technological products and systems and creating computer-aided drawings with proficiency in computer control and robotics, the use of industrial machinery and processes, basic machine tools, CNC machines, and welding technology.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900 and follow the prompts for Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately 5 months to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: yes
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the SolidWorks certification.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook:
51-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
Estimated Total: $2,600*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email