Manufacturing Career PATHways

Manufacturing careers utilize advanced technology in today’s marketplace, as opposed to the back breaking jobs of years past. PATH students complete their chosen program of study with the skills and training necessary to enter or re-enter the workforce and land a job in the manufacturing industry. PATH manufacturing programs include Welding, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, CNC Machining, and Instrumentation Process Control. Below are examples of certification credentials students receive upon completion, and potential career opportunities.


  • American Welding Society (AWS): D1.1 Structural Steel Certification (2G & 3G Positions)
  • American Welding Society (AWS): Entry-level SENSE Certification
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): 10-hour Certification
  • Industrial Electricity AMIST Level 2, Advanced PLC Certificate
  • Industrial Electrical Technician Level 1
  • Industrial Automation Technician Level 1
  • Industrial Mechanical Technician Level 1, Mechatronics

Below is a list of PATH funded career pathways. Career pathways serve as your guide to program completion and starting your new career. Click on each pathway to learn more.

Click Here to view a list of recent job postings that require the skills gained through PATH programs.

Production Technician / CC Lehigh Carbon Community College logo
Mechatronics AMIST Level 1 / CC
Mechatronics AMIST Level 2 / CC
Mechatronics AMIST Levels 1 & 2 Combination / CC
Manufacturing Simulation / CC
FANUC Robotics / CC 
CNC Machining (in partnership with CCTI) / CC 
CNC Machining (in partnership with LCTI) / CC
Engineering Design Mfg Technology / AAS Luzerne County Community College Logo
Welding Advanced / CS
Welding Fundamentals / D
Instrumentation - Process Control / SD Northampton Community College Logo
Electromechanical / AAS
Welding Fundamentals / SD
Welding & Fabrication / C
Welding Technology / AAS

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