Advanced Manufacturing & Machinery Mechanics
Newman Smith High School
Business & Industry Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|CTE Courses||Principles of Manufacturing
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- FANUC Robot Operator 1
Mastercam Associate Level Certification
NCCER Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance - Maintenance Operations
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Industrial Machinery Mechanics||$49,816||3,788||27%|
The Advanced Manufacturing and Machinery Mechanics program of study focuses on the assembly, operation, maintenance, and repair of electromechanical equipment or devices. CTE learners may work in a variety of mechanical fields, gaining knowledge and experience in robotics, refinery and pipeline systems, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. CTE concentrators may work in a variety of fields of engineering.
Recommended Course Sequence
Principles of Manufacturing
In this course, students are introduced to knowledge and skills used in the proper application of principles of manufacturing. The study of manufacturing technology allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities. Students will gain an understanding of what employers require to gain and maintain employment in manufacturing careers.
In this course, students will transfer academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment through implementation of the design process. Students will build prototypes or use simulation software to test their designs. Additionally, students will explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the robotic and automation industry.
In this course, students will explore artificial intelligence and programming in the robotic and automation industry. Through implementation of the design process, students will transfer academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment. Students will build prototypes and use software to test their designs.
This course, provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success.