With 17.6 million manufacturing jobs across the United States, there are plenty of options for your career path. From metal fabrication and welding to design and inspection, manufacturing careers focus on building nextgeneration technologies and products, using cutting-edge technology and developing carefully honed skills.
Need help deciding what's a good fit for you?Chat with an Advisor Contact Me
CNC Machinist Technician
The CNC Machinist Technician program will introduce the concepts of basic machining using CNC Machines. Learn how to read blueprints, perform preventative maintenance, basic operation of CNC lathe and CNC mills, and more.
- Average Length*:4 mos.
Join the high-tech world of composites! Employer demand is outpacing trained individuals. Hundreds of jobs are available with more coming in the future. In as little as six months you could be working in aerospace, recreation or other industries using advanced composites.
- Length*:14 mos.
Computer Aided Design
The Computer Aided Design (CAD) program prepares students for entry-level employment as a Computer Aided Designer in one of the following industries: Architecture, Structural, Civil, Interior Design Drafting, Manufacturing – Model Development, and Rapid Manufacturing Design.
- Length*:20 mos.
One of the fastest growing occupations in the US, IA technology includes mechanical, electrical, fluid power, programmable logic controllers and robotics. As an Industrial Automation technician, you will troubleshoot, repair and maintain automated control systems, including hydraulic and pneumatic systems, robotic systems, PLCs and mechanical drive systems.
- Length*:20 mos.
You’ve seen it on TV – some guy using a machine to carve out a wicked custom aluminum wheel he designed on the computer. Well, that guy is machining, and it might be just the career you’re looking for. Machining is defined as any operation that changes the shape, surface finish, or mechanical properties of a material by the application of special tools and equipment. Machining is almost always a process where a cutting tool removes material to effect the desired change in the work piece.
- Length*:17 mos.
Machinist Apprentice Relation Instruction
As a Machinist Apprentice, your primary task will be to produce metal parts for industrial machinery and other consumer goods. Currently, only JD Machine and Leanwerks sponsor machinist apprentices in the Ogden area. Machinist apprentices use lathes, grinders, mills, drilling presses, and computer numerical controlled machines (CNC).You will interpret blueprints and other specifications to select correct materials, tools, and fabrication processes.The approximate completion time for the Machinist Apprentice Certificate is 810 hours of classroom training on the College campus and 8,000 hours of On-the-Job Training.
- Length*:6 mos.
Are you looking for a career in manufacturing but don’t know where to get started? The Manufacturing Technician program will help you launch your career. This 120-hour certificate will cover the basic skills and knowledge you need to work as a technician in a variety of manufacturing fields.
- Length*:3 mos.
Non-destructive inspection technicians work with engineers to define and implement tests that locate and characterize material conditions and flaws that might otherwise cause planes to crash, reactors to fail, trains to derail, pipelines to burst and a variety of less visible but equally troubling events.
- Length*:22 mos.
The Welder Production training program will provide you with entry-level job skills to work in a production environment as a welder. You will learn a variety of welding skill processes.
- Length*:20 mos.