Mechanical Engineering Tech

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Trinity Valley Community College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum prepares students for a variety of opportunities spanning almost every industry. Students will learn the “hands on” skills required to be successful in today’s fast-paced computerized manufacturing sector. These highly sought after skills include general machining, CAD (computer-aided design) and CNC (computer numerical control). Exposure to this program makes lucrative part-time job opportunities available to students during high school and those who graduate are able to step straight in to good jobs.

According to the most recent U. S. Department of Labor's  Occupational Outlook Handbook, careers in mechanical engineering technology are expected to grow from 2010 to 2020. The following video provides additional information on Accounting careers in the State of Texas. This video was produced by the Texas Genuine project whose Web site provides information on workforce careers. 


Course work will prepare students for entry-level positions in the following area:

  • Machinists
  • CNC Operators
  • CNC Programmers
  • Quality Control Inspectors
  • Engineering Technicians

Degrees and Certificates Offered Through TVCC:
Mechanical Engineering Technology - AAS
Mechanical Engineering Technology Machine - Basic Certificate

Mechanical Engineering Technology Machine - Advanced Certificate

Sam Austin
Coordinator Mechanical Engineering Technology

The Mechanical Engineering Technology program utilizes state-of-the-art equipment located on the Athens Campus, Terrell High School, and the Center for Advanced Technology and Health . Visit our pictures from the CATH Engineering Lab lab.

Last Modified by June 2017  ~