AMP will provide the opportunity for students to earn an Associate Degree in Tooling and Manufacturing.
What do the degrees look like?
Tooling and Manufacturing Technology: The Tooling and Manufacturing Technology program prepares technicians for employment in the modern tooling and manufacturing industry. Students will learn both the soft skills and technical skills needed to be a successful technician. Soft skills include teamwork, problem solving, quality principles and communication skills. Technical skills (based on National Skill Standards) include machine tool operations, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming, Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM).
Program graduates are prepared to become manufacturing engineering technicians, skilled tradespersons (tool and die or mold makers) or CNC programmers. To see a list of courses in this degree go to www.grcc.edu/amp.
What are the different schedules?
Each cohort and the participating companies determine the school/work combination schedule.