Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing is the use of innovative technologies to create existing products and the creation of new products, and can include production activities that depend on information, automation, computation, software, sensing, and networking.

The need for a workforce skilled in these areas are great in the KC region, so the Full Employment Council offers pathways to the following careers, through debt-free training, dependent upon funding and class availability.


Maintenance and Repair Workers
Team Assemblers
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers and Weighers
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers
Structural Metal Fabricator and Fitter
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer
Welder, Cutter, Solderer and Brazer
First-Line Supervisor of Production 
Bus and Truck Mechanic
Diesel Engine Specialist
Assembler and Fabricator
Production Worker
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Electrical Power Installer and Repairer
Maintenance and Repair Worker
Medical Equipment Repairer
Printing Press Operator
Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer
Automotive Body and Related Repairer
Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer
Rail Car Repairer
Maintenance Worker
Casting Machine Operator, Setter and Tender
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operator
Industrial Production Manager
Chemical Equipment Operator
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installer
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Learn more about advanced manufacturing, including wages and outlooks, here.

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