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TechWORKS - Advanced Manufacturing

Steps to complete Tech WORKS in Advanced Manufacturing:

At least seven total classes in Career Technology Education Department with a C or above

Required courses:

  • Engineering Drafting & Design I
    (Previously Computer Aided Drafting & Design)
  • Woodworking
  • Small Engines
  • Metals
  • Customer Service Strategies**

Area of emphasis classes in the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathway
(select at least three):

Select an area to emphasize in or take all courses and be prepared for both areas

CNC Operation

  • Machine Operations I: INT 355**
  • Manufacturing
  • Architectural CAD*
  • Engineering Drafting & Design II
    (Previously Computer Technical Drafting)


  • Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding: INT 366*
  • Manufacturing
  • Flame/Plasma Cutting Fundamentals: INT 368**
  • Architectural CAD*
  • Engineering Drafting & Design II
    (Previously Computer Technical Drafting)
Attend three career fairs
Attend two company tours
Go on at least one community college/college/university/apprenticeship program tour
Students must have a good attendance record, be in class on time and demonstrate cell phone etiquette during classes
All students will successfully fulfill all DCSD requirements for graduation
* Articulated classes - Allows high school students to earn college credit through agreements between their high schools and Northeast Iowa Community College. Area school districts and NICC agree on core competencies and performance levels to ensure credits are transferable to the College.
** Concurrent classes - These classes enable high school students who have met the eligibility requirements of the College and high school to take college coursework.
Advanced Manufacturing Printable Version PDF file
Revised January 2019
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Tech WORKS 2019