Welcome to Manufacturing
The Manufacturing sector makes or transforms materials or substances into new products. From the car you drive to the computer you work on to the supplies that your house was built from, the manufacturing industry is necessary for the creation of products of all types. Jobs in this sector include hands-on manufacturing positions, science-based engineering jobs, even sales and product management positions.
Manufacturing prepares students for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in manufacturing through technical instruction in the classroom, experiential education through the laboratory and leadership and personal development in student leadership organizations.
Do you enjoy creating or designing things?
Are you good at visualizing concepts and ideas?
Would you like to work in a factory?
Do you have good manual dexterity?
Do you enjoy learning about and using new technology?
If you answered yes to two or more of the questions, perhaps you would be a good candidate for a job in the Manufacturing Career Cluster. Imagine yourself in one of these jobs:
- Factory Production Worker
- Instrument Control Technician
- Electrical Equipment Installer
- Business Machine Repairer
- Quality Control Technician
- Instrument Maker
- Sheet Metal Worker
- Calibration Technician
- Tool and Die Maker
- Security System Installer
- Freight, Stock, Material Mover
- Safety Coordinator
- Machine Operator
Jobs in the Manufacturing Career Cluster involve planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities, such as production planning and control, maintenance, and manufacturing/process engineering.
Our vision: is to see that every student receives the academic knowledge and technical skills needed to be successful in the skill trade of his or her choice.
Career Technical Student Organization
Skills USA is the student leadership organization for Architecture and Construction. SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. The organization builds and reinforces self-confidence, high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities. Members are part of a national group of skilled youth on the move - working toward future career goals. SkillsUSA members make things happen in their schools and communities and in the nation with their leadership and work skills. Members compete at various levels to demonstrate their competencies in skill, leadership and general contests. Members meet industry, business, and civic leaders and learn to develop leadership skills through public speaking events at the community, state, and national levels.
Programs of Study
A Program of Study (POS) contains suggested coursework, certificates, on-the-job training, postsecondary education options, and extended learning experiences within a career cluster. The following list contains the Manufacturing Programs of Study available at schools within Osceola County. By clicking on the Program name, you can download the POS for that particular program.
Career Cluster Brochure
Download the brochure for more information regarding the Manufacturing Career Cluster.
Career Cluster Resource Matrix
The Career Cluster Resource Matrix identifies the skill standards, curriculum, and assessments. Download the Matrix for more information regarding the Manufacturing Career Cluster.