Program: Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Overview

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Department at Long Beach City College is committed to preparing students for employment in the advanced manufacturing industry. Our program provides students with an understanding of the manufacturing industry’s requirements for employment, and helps them to acquire entry-level job skills through lecture and hands-on experience. The program and instructors will be certified by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Transfer to CSU system.     

Career Opportunities

Start your career as a professional and/or specialist in the area below!

  • Machine Tool Operators  
  • Manufacturing Technician  
  • Machinist 
  • CNC Machinist  
  • CNC Programmer 
     

Degrees & Certificates

Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AS + Cert.) Curriculum Guide

Explore the degrees and certificates offered by Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program.

Associate in Science degree (AS), Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Plan Code: 2921 – The Associate in Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree at Long Beach City College prepares students for transfer to a California State University, and prepares students for careers in aerospace, medical device, automotive aftermarket, and many other advanced manufacturing sectors where machine tool technologies are utilized. Students will learn a variety of valuable skills including print reading, shop math, and CNC machine tool programming. Students will learn inspection techniques using calipers, micrometers, indicators, thread-gaging, and automated measurement equipment, such as, digital height-gages, and indicators. Students will create machine programs using the latest software technologies on the latest CNC machine tool equipment and simulators. The program will provide students with the technical skills need to find employment or advancement in the field of advanced manufacturing/machine tool technology. Students will find jobs or apprenticeships as machine operator, CNC operator, machinist, CNC programmer, or inspector.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and interpret mechanical engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Create Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool programs utilizing CNC programming technologies.

Certificate of Achievement, Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Plan Code: 3921 – The Certificate of Achievement in Advanced Manufacturing Technology program prepares students for careers in aerospace, medical device, automotive aftermarket, and many other advanced manufacturing sectors where machine tool technologies are utilized. Students will learn a variety of valuable skills including print reading, shop math, and CNC machine tool programming. Students will learn inspection techniques using calipers, micrometers, indicators, thread-gaging, and automated measurement equipment, such as, digital height-gages, and indicators. Students will create machine programs using the latest software technologies on the latest CNC machine tool equipment and simulators. The program is designed to be complete in 2 semesters and will provide students with the technical skills needed to find employment or advancement in the field of advanced manufacturing/machine tool technology. Students will find jobs or apprenticeships as machine operator, CNC operator, machinist, CNC programmer, or inspector.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and interpret mechanical engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Create Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool programs utilizing CNC programming technologies.

Certificate of Achievement, Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Core Skills)

Plan Code: 3922 – The Advanced Manufacturing Technology department at Long Beach City College will be offering several Certificates of Achievement to provide students the knowledge and training they need to enter a specialized career or enhance their skills for advancement in their job. Coursework completed while earning a Certificate can also be applied to the Associate Degree. The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Core Skills Certificate provides a student the necessary skills for an entry level/internship opportunity in the advanced manufacturing field with a focus on manufacturing.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and interpret mechanical engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Create Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool programs utilizing CNC programming technologies.

Certificate of Achievement, Advanced Manufacturing & Design Technology

Plan Code: 3923 – The Advanced Manufacturing Technology department at Long Beach City College will be offering several Certificates of Achievement to provide students the knowledge and training they need to enter a specialized career or enhance their skills for advancement in their job. Coursework completed while earning a Certificate can also be applied to the Associate Degree. The Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technology certificate provides a student the necessary skills for an entry level/internship opportunity in the advanced manufacturing field with a focus on Computer Aided Design, and Computer Aided Manufacturing.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and interpret mechanical engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Create Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tool programs utilizing CNC programming technologies.

Course offerings

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in academic plannings.

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer

ADMT 50
Advanced Manufacturing Introduction

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ADMT 200
Machine Tool Math

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ADMT 251
Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Lathes & Mills

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ADMT 252
Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Sheet Metal

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ADMT 253
Advanced Manufacturing, Capstone 

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WELD 50
Introduction to Welding

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Course Descriptions

FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.

Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?

Schools/Program Counselor Location
Career & Technical Education Alicia Andujo LAC
Career & Technical Education Lorraine Blouin LAC
Career & Technical Education Laura Garcia LAC
Career & Technical Education Diana Ogimachi LAC
Career & Technical Education Robert Olmos PCC
Career & Technical Education Tom To PCC

Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.

HOW TO Transfer & LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.

How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?

You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Visit Admissions & Records for more details.