The Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence focuses on training qualified workers in high-growth, high-demand and high-wages occupations in machining, additive manufacturing, robotics, CNC operations and advanced manufacturing. Houston is recognized as a top manufacturing city in the country, with over 10,000 manufacturers who employ more than a quarter of a million skilled workers in the production of plastics, rubber, metals, medical devices, valve, fitting, steel products and petrochemicals.
The Center also supports incumbent worker training and specialized training needs, through partnerships with the Manufacturing Skills Standard Council and the National Institute of Metalworking Skills.
The Machining Technology program is designed to develop competent support technicians for employment in the field of machine shop and related occupations. Read more
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
The AAS degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology is designed to develop competent technicians and CNC operators for employment in various manufacturing fields. Read more
Dec 6, 2016
Information Sessions last one hour and are conducted by members of the Advanced Manufacturing department. The Sessions offer you the opportunity to learn more about the Manufacturing programs. We will also provide more information about academic advising, career services, financial aid, and requirements for admission.
Dec 12, 2016
Manufacturing Skills Standard Council Chairman and CEO, Mr. Leo Reddy, was very complimentary of the "extraordinary" Center HCC has built to meet the current and future training needs of the manufacturing sector.
Oct 12, 2016
The HCC Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence offers degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology and certificates in plumbing, welding pipefitting, mechatronics, industrial robotics, and automation in collaboration with the School of Continuing Education and the HCC Material Science Center of Excellence.
Jun 13, 2016
Frederick Heard is determined to make HCC the number one choice for students to learn about the manufacturing industry.