Career And College Prep

Manufacturing: Engineering/Tech

Build a Bright Future

From robotics to engineering, the world of manufacturing is filled with in-demand professions focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Prepare to enter this high-tech world straight out of high school.

Engineering Technology—This pathway teaches students important science concepts and processes based on physics, chemistry, and biology. Students will learn to apply math, science, and technological concepts to solve problems quantitatively in engineering projects involving design, development, or production in various technologies and to recognize the core concepts of technology and its relationships with engineering, science, math, and other subjects.

Some of the jobs include:

  • Surveying and mapping technician
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Industrial engineer
  • Agricultural technician
  • Facilities technician
  • Industrial engineering technician
  • Packaging technician
  • Telecommunications technician
  • Materials lab & supply technician
  • Hazardous waste technician
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Computer drafter

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
  • National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Pre-Engineering/Engineering Technology