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Careers in Manufacturing

The field of advanced manufacturing is extremely diverse. From electronics to medical devices, there are many types of products manufactured right here in Central Florida. There is also a wide range of job specializations to choose from, all of which offer a life-long career path with many opportunities for advancement.

Potential Careers

  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Production Technician
  • Logistics Technician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Assembly Technician
  • Machinist
  • Welder

Valencia’s Career Training Programs

All students who are new to the field of advanced manufacturing will first complete the Advanced Manufacturing Specialist Certificate (AMSC) to learn about various career options and to identify a specialization. After choosing a specialization, you will receive short-term training to earn a nationally recognized, industry certification in your chosen career path.

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Job Outlook

There are currently more than 5,000 job openings for manufacturing workers, according to the Manufacturers Association of Florida. Employers are heavily recruiting skilled workers to fill open positions.

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Career Coach

Visit Career Coach to learn more about job outlook and potential careers in manufacturing.

  • Search Real-Time, Local Job Listings
  • Find Salary Projections
  • See Job Demand

Through a simple keyword search, you can learn about employment prospects using real-time information customized for Orange and Osceola counties. Try searching for "manufacturing" or a specific job title.