The Austin Community College (ACC) Advanced Manufacturing Academy is a dual credit program in a high demand workforce area that can be completed by high school graduation. Currently the median salary is $52,860 and there are 71 annual job openings.

The facilities at our Highland Campus will house the Advanced Manufacturing Academy. The Academy will also utilize the equipment in the IMPACT lab incubator which will be used to support entrepreneurs, credit programs and non-credit programs.

ACC has worked with AISD and other area ISD’s to ensure alignment exists between the ACC courses and the high school programs. Upon completion of the two-year academy program, the students will earn the Advance Manufacturing Level 1 Certificate (23 college credits) and the Certified Production Technician national certification (6 college credits). Student will have 29 college credits and have already completed 48% of the Associates Degree.

Our current cohort will start in Fall 2020.