Engineering & Manufacturing

Join one of the fastest growing career fields and get the experience you need to be successful.





Applied Manufacturing

Applied Manufacturing provides students with the necessary skills to research and create product models with features and functions that meet the needs of the customer, manufacturer, quality control, and the overall business. Students learn to administer the manufacturing process, including equipment, installation, tools and dies, logistics, inventory control, assembly, repair, safety. With a partnership with TRC and The Ohio State University, students gain valuable knowledge to prepare for career success.

Practical Learning Experiences

With the opportunities available to earn certifications and college credit, students have a jumpstart on their futures and will be in advance standing with colleges and universities.

Students will:

  • Develop an understanding of electronics
  • Design and engineering of robotics and PLCs
  • Electronic circuit boarding
  • Design new ways to use electrical power
  • Analyze electronics system requirements

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Coming soon.

Year Two
Coming soon.

Industry Certifications

Coming soon.

College Partnerships

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$39,000 (Maintenance Technician)
$42,000 (CAD Technician)
$51,000 (Robotics Technician)


CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA




HVAC/Electrical

The HVAC/Electrical program focuses on the install, service, or repair of heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments. Students learn to work with a variety of equipment including: refrigeration, air conditioning, electric motors, heating units, heat pumps, hermetic compressors, light commercial furnaces, boilers, burners, intake and exhaust fans, economizers and humidifiers. Students also gain skills in the electrical field.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for qualified, well-educated HVAC technicians will grow 21 percent through 2022.

Practical Learning Experiences

In this program, you'll learn how to :

  • Install HVAC equipment
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems
  • Test electrical circuits
  • Tungsten inert gas welding (TIG)
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring.

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Coming Soon.

Year Two
Coming soon.

Industry Certifications

Coming soon.

College Partnerships

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$43,060 (HVAC Technician)
$51,000 (Refrigeration Technician)
$70,000 (Mechanical Engineer)


CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Instructor

Michael Hyder

HVAC/Electrical Instructor





Smart Technology Engineering

Electronics Engineering is a college tech-prep program that connects students to the growing and ever changing electronics industry.

The goal of the program is to provide a strong technical foundation; learning skills that include design, maintenance, troubleshooting, robotics and computer systems. Students create and program robots to compete in the annual National Robotics Competition.

The state of Ohio is turning 35 miles of U.S. 33 into a Smart Mobility Corridor to test autonomous and connected vehicle features. Skilled workers will be needed to study, create, maintain, and operate the ever-changing technology associated with autonomous vehicles. With a partnership with TRC and The Ohio State University, students gain valuable knowledge to prepare for career success.

Hi-point has given me the foundation to be successful in a career that i once only dreamed about."

Success Story

A Strong Foundation for Success - Matt Allen

Electronics Engineering Matt Allen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

After graduating from Marysville High School and Ohio Hi-Point Career Center in 2005, Matt Allen attended the University of Cincinnati to pursue his Electrical Engineering Technology bachelor's degree with a minor in Business Management. The subject was focus circuit analysis, circuit design, PLC programming, HMI design, microprocessor programming, rotating machinery, network/IT architecture, and supporting mathematics for electrical engineering theory.

I was way ahead and more prepared going into Electronics Engineering in college than others who did not attend a career-technical school - The professors definitely noticed"

In 2007, Matt received a co-op at a design company called Cincinnati Sub-Zero where he worked on electrical control wiring diagrams and assisted with research and development bench test chambers. A year later in 2008, Matt was offered full-time employment as an Electrical Engineer. He became an influential part of the Electrical Engineering department and worked closely with other departments such as sales, marketing, customer service, and manufacturing. There were also opportunities to gain experience within the medical and testing divisions of the company.

Other students in college were asking me for help in labs and with homework because I had the proper hands-on experience."

In August of 2014, Matt accepted a Test Electrical Engineer position in the Controls and Data Systems sub-section of the Test System Engineering Division of General Electric - Aviation. He is currently a Lead Test Electrical Engineer and manages several test control and data systems within his division that works with jet engines.


It is very evident that there is a skills gap in the workforce. So many people are looking to retire and employers need new talents to fill those positions."


Practical Learning Experiences

The program is self-paced, allowing room for a variety of learning opportunities and certifications.

You'll also:

  • Develop an understanding of electronics
  • Design and engineering of robotics and PLCs
  • Electronic circuit boarding
  • Design new ways to use electrical power
  • Analyze electronics system requirements

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Digital Electronics
Robotics
DC AC Electronic Circuits

Year Two
Digital Electronics
Computer Hardware
Electronics Capstone

Industry Certifications

Fanuc - Handling Tool Operation and Programming
10-Hour OSHA
CPR/First Aid

College Partnerships

Clark State Community College
Rhodes State College
Ohio State University-Lima

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$46,000 (Electronics Technician)
$60,000 (Computer Programmer)
$74,000 (Electrical Engineer)


CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Instructor

Michael Kouse

Electronics Engineering Technology Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center





Structural Construction

The structural construction trades program allows students the critical opportunities needed to have a successful career in construction. Students construct a house from the foundation to the finishing touches within the community that is sold on the market. A brand new house is built every single year.

Students develop a strong foundation in carpentry, masonry, electricity and plumbing and pipefitting during the two-year program. Students also learn current building techniques, estimating, construction costs, blueprint reading and building trade terms.

The program is NCCER Accredited, allowing students the opportunity to earn college credit. Demand for qualified, well-educated construction workers will grow 13 percent through 2026.

“Working with guys who have years of experience in the Construction industry is extremely rewarding. When you think that a house will probably be the most expensive thing you own, I want to have the knowledge to make smart decisions and know what to look for in a home.”

Practical Learning Experiences

Students develop a strong foundation in carpentry, masonry, electricity, and plumbing and pipe fitting.

Program Activities:

  • Build on-site project homes
  • Cost estimating and blueprint reading
  • Framing and roofing
  • Door, window and floor installation
  • Design and build outdoor features

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Construction Technology - Core and Sustainable Construction
Carpentry and Masonry Technical Skills

Year Two
Structural Systems
Structural Coverings and Finishes
Structural Construction Capstone

Industry Certifications

NCCER Core
NCCER Level One Certification
10-hour OSHA
CPR First Aid

College Partnerships

Columbus State Community College
Hocking College
Ohio State University (ATI)
Owens Community College

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$42,000 (Carpenter)
$52,000 (Construction Foreman)
$72,000 (Project Manager)


CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Instructor

David Marsteller

Structural Construction Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center




Welding and Fabrication

Welders use heat to permanently join pieces of metal in order to repair parts used in various products and construction. Welders, especially those with a wide variety of skills, are needed both in commercial and industrial businesses. This program provides students with a basic understanding of arc welding, oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, plasma cutting, carbon arc, gas metal arc welding, tungsten inert gas welding, and welding safety.

The Welding program offers the potential to earn industry certifications, and you may also be eligible for school-to-work, allowing you to work while still in school, earning money and real-life work experience. Internships and college credit are available through this program

“Math and blueprint reading are critical to create the best welds. I was hired on the spot at Autotool because of my skill level and the training I received at OHP.”

Practical Learning Experiences

The program is self-paced, allowing room for a variety of learning opportunities and certifications.

You'll learn:

  • Safety procedures
  • Oxy-acetylene
  • Welding gas metal arc welding (MIG)
  • Tungsten inert gas welding (TIG)
  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Fabrication and blueprint reading

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Flux Cored Arc Welding

Year Two
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Welding Capstone

Industry Certifications

10-hour OSHA
CPR First Aid
Welding Safety Course S/P2

College Partnerships

Columbus State Community College
Hobart Institute of Technology
Owens Community College

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$41,000 (Welder)
$62,000 (Welding Inspector)
$77,000 (Welding Engineer)


CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center SkillsUSA

Instructor

Mark Barger

Welding Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center