Manufacturing & Automation 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 Manufacturing & Automation 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.