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Valencia’s Advanced Manufacturing programs offer the short-term training needed for a career in this promising field. All of our industry certifications are nationally-recognized with real value in the marketplace. We also offer the opportunity to expand and add to skills and education through continuing education and degrees.

These nationally recognized, industry-specific certifications provide specialized, hands-on experience in your chosen career path. Each program also contains essential workplace skills, including resume writing and mock interviews, as well as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training.

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Advanced Manufacturing Specialist Certificate (AMSC)

This required foundation course is designed to introduce you to the field of advanced manufacturing. It will cover the various specializations and certifications available, as well as the different careers. It will also help you build a foundation of basic academic and workplace skills, such as critical thinking, following instructions and dependability. Upon completion, you will have determined which career path you wish to pursue within manufacturing.

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree from Valencia College

Valencia’s A.S. degrees prepare you to work in a specialized career field and also transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) program offered at some universities, such as the University of Central Florida. Industry-certified professionals may be able to receive credits toward Valencia’s A.S. degree for professional experience.

  • A.S. in Drafting and Design Technology
    This program is designed to train technicians to assist engineers by translating ideas, rough sketches, specifications and calculations into complete and accurate working drawings. In addition, instruction is given in three Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) courses which prepare the student for employment with companies using computer assisted engineering and design. Potential careers with this degree include: drafting and design technician, mechanical engineering assistant, CADD operator, mechanical drafter, drafting designer and tooling drafter.
  • A.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology
    This program is designed to produce highly skilled technicians capable of assisting in the design, production, operation and servicing of electronics, optics, photonics, lasers, telecommunication and wireless systems and equipment. Valencia is equipped with special test equipment and advanced laboratories, which provide the latest in hands-on experience. Potential careers with this degree include: electronics technician, fiber optics specialist, telecommunication technician, robotics and simulation technician, and laser specialist.

Bachelor's Degree

A bachelor’s degree, combined with professional experience, will enhance opportunities for management positions. Those who complete an A.S. degree may be able to transfer into a related bachelor’s program, including Valencia’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology.

Continuing Education

Valencia’s Continuing Education division offers specialized training and consulting services to help both students and those already in the field to further their careers.

  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Supervision Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Technology
  • Language Skills

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Work your way through our Advanced Manufacturing programs to earn a specialized certification for employment and to add to your skills once on the job.

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We can help fill your workforce needs—whether you are looking to hire our graduates or develop current employees. We can even create a customized training program for your team.

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