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Advanced Manufacturing Professionals (AMP)

This program provides knowledge and skills in a wide variety of areas: residential and commercial electrical systems, drafting, welding, mechanical system repairs, hydraulics, pneumatics, and steam power.

Industrial facilities on the Eastern Shore are desperately seeking maintenance technicians and are paying some of the highest hourly wages available.  Our program will provide students with the skills they need to be competitive in this job market as facilities maintenance, repair, and fabrication technicians. In addition, this information will provide a fundamental background for any student pursuing an engineering degree in college.


Today’s manufacturing environment is highly technical and requires specialized skills. Manufacturing is a great fit for people who take pride in creating something tangible, are process-driven, like working with their hands, figuring out how things work, and finding better ways to do things. Attention to detail and safety are very important. Some manufacturing jobs provide the opportunity to travel to install/deliver completed equipment. The work may be physically demanding.

Careers in the field include:

  • Machine Operator

  • Maintenance Technician

  • Quality Control Technician

  • Welder

  • CNC Programmer or Operator

  • Line Supervisor

  • Production Manager

  • Logistics Manager

  • Purchasing Agent

  • Robotics

  • CADD Designer

These are just a few examples! Discuss additional career paths with your School Counselor or CCTC's Counselor.


CTE Completer Requirements:  Complete the sequence of courses below AND the MSSC assessment in Safety