Manufacturing Technology is a program of courses designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the workforce and to be a continuing education requires fabrication of products based on industrial blueprints and/or product specifications in industrial technology. The program will provide students with a broad range of skills including; industrial safety, fabrication, hydraulics and pneumatics, industrial electricity, basic machining, and blueprint reading. Students completing the program will have the manufacturing skills to solve technical challenges and work in the production trades.


Upon successful completion of the Associate of Science in Manufacturing Technology Degree, a student will be able to:
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to personal, industry, and OSHA safety standards in all projects.  Analyze and solve manufacturing problems and applications using a variety of fabrication and basic machining processes.

  • Explain, identify and troubleshoot applications of hydraulics and pneumatics as it pertains to manufacturing.  
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using appropriate technical language
  • Explain, identify, and troubleshoot applications of industrial electricity as it pertains to manufacturing.
  • Read, interpret, and compare industrial blueprints.

MFGT Programs:
AS Degree in Science
Certificate of Achievement

Who To Contact

  • Clint Cowden
    Dean of Career Technical Education & Workforce Development
    Phone: 831-755-6965
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-A106
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Marek Lipowski
    Instructional Associate 
    Phone: 831-755-6959
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-B118
    1752 E. Alisal Street, CA 93905