Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology

Program Details

Short Description:

This program offers a broad technical foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in Automation and Production positions. Study of automation technology, its application in manufacturing, engineering and robotics, fiber optics, co-bots (collaborative robots), electrical controls, machine language, drones, animatronics, programming safety, training in programmable logic controller, basic CNC design, milling, woodworking, plasma cutting, LASERS, pneumatics, hydraulics, basic electrical, CAD, project management, persistence of vision (optical illusion).

Program Content:

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in Advanced Manufacturing and Production positions.
The content includes but is not limited to providing students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of automation technology, its application in manufacturing, engineering and robotics, and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will also include the study of enterprise systems, safety, quality, and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in business and industry.

Certification/Licensure:  SolidWorks Professional.

CTSO: SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved cocurricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Length of Program:

Full-time 600 hours – approximately 6 months full-time to complete.

Program’s OCP (Occupational Completion Points)


Course Number: ETI0040

Course: Entry-Level Production Worker

150 hours


Course Number: ETI0431

Course: Production Quality and Assurance

150 hours


Course Number: ETI0432

Course: Manufacturing and Production Processes



Course Number: ETI0453

Course: Manufacturing and Production Maintenance

150 hours


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at

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:

For more information contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 46032 or

Program #J100200    CIP# 0615040606

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes $60.00 administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

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Estimated Total Cost of Program (Prices are subject to change)


*Uniforms may be covered, for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all tuition & fee charges.

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Estimated textbook. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook:
51-1011.00       First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

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Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



600 hrs (6 mos)


Main Campus


On-Campus: Full-time



Ready to Start Your Career? Have Questions?

Roderick Mitchell

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46032
or schedule an appointment:


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