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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 9% from 2016 to 2026, as fast as the average for all occupations. 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. 




CNC Operators

CNC Programmers

Quality Control Inspectors

Engineering Technicians




Mechanical Engineering Concentration

To view the degree and certificates of this program.


Mechanical Engineers Outlook

The Department of Labor Statistics show that the job outlook for a Mechanical Engineers Technicians are to increase for 2016-2026

Career Opportunities

Check here for Local Job Listings that have been shared with TVCC.



Women in Manufacturing!
Famous Women In Engineering!




Locations We Serve



Samuel Austin

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.

For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency. 


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