Advanced Manufacturing PathwayBrief Description
Students interested in Advanced Manufacturing (AM) can take a planned program of study to prepare for a career in AM. The program of study includes a partnership with Housatonic Community College where students can currently earn 5 credits toward the Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program and a partnership with the Workplace where students can register for a pre-apprentice program at the age of 16.
Year Program Started
Grade level that first course in sequence is offered
Academic Design and Delivery
Number of courses required to complete or offered in the program:
Total credits required to complete the program:
A certificate or certification offered by a third party, A certificate of completion of a pre-apprenticeship, Credits towards the Housatonic Community College Advanced Manufacturing Certificate Program.
Stakeholders participating in program review
Education: This may include a high school diploma or equivalent, postsecondary degree or completion of postsecondary level CTE coursework.
Certification: This may include possession of an industry-recognized license or certification.
Teacher or CTE Training: This may include completion of professional learning or training required for teachers generally, professional learning or training in the CTE field or in a specific occupational area, mentorship experience, or other pedagogical training.
Opportunities to earn credit articulating to the next level of education
Articulation agreements, Early college high school programs, Dual or concurrent enrollment programs
How are employability skill standards incorporated into the program?
CSDE standards are used when developing curriculum for all Technology Education Classes.
Yes - Sikorsky / Lockheed Martin Summer Internship
The Workplace - The Workplace provides pre-apprentice opportunities for students 16 and over.
Work-based learning opportunities/internships
New this year, is a partnership with The Workplace to offer pre-apprenticeship opportunities for students 16 and over. The Workplace will provide training and pre-apprentice placement for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing. The Workplace is also offering to pay for students required clothing (like boots) and transportation (bus passes and / or driver's education). This is a new partnership and we are currently seeking interested high school participants for this program.
Student Recruitment and Engagement
Guidance activities, Other
Program data collection