Applied Industrial Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies

Manufacture a Future in the Emerging Economy


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Northern Nevada's diversifying economy is attracting a growing number of manufacturing companies. As an industry that is new to the region, manufacturing requires trained technicians for a variety of occupations including product design, electronic assembly, material fabrication, equipment maintenance and quality control. Degrees and certificates in TMCC's manufacturing technologies program prepare you for these lucrative careers.


Drafting Back to Top

In the process of planning a project, drafters work with designers and engineers to develop the graphic instructions used to complete the project. Drafting is a critical skill for a diversity of industries, including manufacturing, architecture, construction and landscaping. Students in the TMCC drafting program develop both manual and computerized drafting skills, including standard two-dimensional drawings and three dimensional solid modeling. As a TMCC drafting student you will acquire the necessary skills for entry-level and intermediate positions in a variety of organizations.


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Logistics Technician Back to Top

This certificate prepares individuals for employment as front line material handling workers across all supply chain facilities: factories,warehouses, distribution centers, and transporters. Students completing the certificate will:

  • Practice occupational safety at all levels in modern distribution and warehousing facilities.
  • Work as a frontline material handler across a variety of supply chain facilities.
  • Apply teamwork and appropriate workplace behavior to solve problems.


Machining Back to Top

The integration of technology, automated controls and advancements in computer aided manufacturing, modeling and machining has dramatically changed the manufacturing industry. In the hands of skilled machinists who set up, troubleshoot and operate computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining center, complex components that once required several days are now produced in a fraction of the time. Our manufacturing technologies associate of applied science with a machining emphasis prepares graduates to meet the challenges presented by today's exciting and fast passed manufacturing industry.


Production Systems Back to Top

Advanced manufacturing, assembly and production lines require skilled technicians capable of troubleshooting and controlling complex interrelated mechanical and electronic control systems and equipment.

The Manufacturing Tech Associate of Applied Science (AAS) with a Production Systems emphasis trains technicians to integrate, maintain and operate advanced robotics, computerized inventory and process control, quality assurance and system management in modern manufacturing facilities.

The Production Tech Certificate of Achievement program prepares individuals in the core competencies of front-line production employment for the manufacturing industry. It complies with nationally-recognized industry standards and emphasizes basic skills in workplace safety; quality practices and measurement; manufacturing processes and production; and maintenance awareness.


Welding Back to Top

Based on the American Welding Society certification standards the TMCC welding technology program prepares workers for a diversity of occupations from construction to manufacturing. Our large welding lab utilizes modern equipment in over 50 welding booths to train you in acetylene welding and cutting, arc welding, MIG/TIG and stick welding and plasma arc cutting. The one-year certificate of achievement in welding technology provides the training for entry-level employment and light duty welding, while our two-year associate of applied science degree with a welding emphasis leads to full AWS certification demanded by commercial and industrial contractors.


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