Career Summary

This Youth Apprenticeship occupational area focuses on four of the six pathways within the Manufacturing industry. The Logistics and Inventory Control pathway is covered in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics YA program. In the Production pathway, skills are required to work with machines to make or assemble parts or products. Processes from both the Manufacturing Production Process Development pathway and the Quality Assurance pathway are incorporated into Production Operations Management which covers monitoring and ensuring processes and products meet specifications. Preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of tools and equipment are learned in the Maintenance, Installation, and Repair pathway.

Career Pathways

Production Pathway:

  • Assembly and Packaging Unit

  • Manufacturing Processes Unit

  • Machining Unit

  • Welding Unit


Production Operations Management Pathway:

  • Production Operations Management Unit


Maintenance, Installation and Repair Pathway:

  • Maintenance, Installation and Repair Unit

Career Options

  • Biomedical Equipment Technician

  • Computer Installer/Repairer

  • Engineer

  • Inspector

  • Labor Relations Manager, Manager

  • Supervisor

  • Medical Appliance Maker

  • Production Managers

  • Safety Coordinators

  • Welder

  • CNC Machine Operators

  • Maintenance Worker

  • Assembly Technician