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Capital Region Career & Technical School

Manufacturing & Machining Technology

STudentManufacturing & Machining Technology was developed in cooperation with local business and industry, colleges and professional associations to meet our region's growing demand
for advanced manufacturing professionals.

This program is held at the Mohonasenasen Center for Advanced Technology in partnership with Career & Tech and is open to all Capital Region high school juniors and seniors.

Fast Facts (metal fabricator)

Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Job Projections: 15 percent annual growth in new jobs through 2022
  • Median U.S. Salary: $43,290 per year in 2012
  • Education requirements: Although most sheet metal workers, particularly those in construction, learn their trade through an apprenticeship, those who work in manufacturing often learn on the job or at a technical college.


How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there

Students focus on skilled manufacturing, machining and advanced manufacturing, and learn how products are taken from concept to consumer using the latest technology to compete in a global marketplace.

They learn computer aided design (CAD), engineering drawing and sketching and a number of computer programs used in today's highly technical manufacturing operations.

Students benefit from partnerships with advanced manufacturers such as Greno Industries Inc., GE Energy, Simmons Machine Tool, PVA and Atlas Copco, who offer opportunities for field trips, job shadowing and internships.

Click here for units of study.

College articulation agreements

  • Hudson Valley Community College


Welder Certification for Adult Students program:



Teacher: Charlene Vice (Learn more about her)

Integration teachers: Richard Clark (Math) and  Anne-Marie Sheehan (English). (Learn more about them by clicking the links)

Guidance couselor: Mary Lou Hamel (email Mary Lou)



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