Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate
This program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions and/or advance in companies employing advanced manufacturing technologies. Job responsibilities may involve fabricating, installing, upgrading, operating, testing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, or selling advanced manufacturing systems. Examples of job titles for graduates may include maintenance technician, automated machine technician, process technician, packaging systems operator, manufacturing control specialist, automation equipment installer and field service technician.
The College offers a state-of-the-art training lab for students enrolled in AMT courses. This facility, known as the Virginia Packaging Applications Center (VAPAC), allows students to have extensive, hands-on skills practice.
Students must complete the required courses in the curriculum and achieve a 2.0 minimum GPA (grade point average) to be awarded the Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing and Packaging Technology.