Automotive Manufacturing Technology is a rapidly growing career in one of Alabama’s highest-growth industries, automotive manufacturing. With high demand for skilled workers in this industry, Trenholm State Community College offers highly informative programs to prepare students to become Multi-Craft Technicians. This technology program will give students knowledge in the following areas using the most up-to-date modern equipment: Metrology, Coordinate Measuring Machine, Welding, Electrical, Programmable Logic Controllers, Machine Tool, Troubleshooting assembly lines, and Robotics Maintenance.
The Maintenance Multi-Craft technician is responsible for setup, installation, troubleshooting, repair, and testing of complex mechanical /electrical equipment, including automatic machines and process controls, motor control centers and related controls, computer control systems, some with man/machine interfaces, as well as basic plant electrical equipment. This includes preventive maintenance activities related to production and building equipment, machinery and components.
At Trenholm State Community College, the Automotive Manufacturing Technology program is designed to equip a student with the skills and technical knowledge needed to be a success in this interesting and growing field. The students are assigned to specific lab projects which must be completed while studying the theory directly related to the projects.