CTE: Advanced Manufacturing – SPARK


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Welcome to SPARK: Setting Pathways that Activate Real-world Knowledge

We are in the midst of the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), driven by advanced technological tools like artificial intelligence (AI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), additive (3D) manufacturing, autonomous robots, augmented reality, data analytics, nanomanufacturing, and more. The field of Advanced Manufacturing is at the center of innovation, providing exciting career opportunities in designing, building, and maintaining the devices and infrastructure that support our ever-changing world. What skills do students need to launch a career in Advanced Manufacturing? Ignite their curiosity and find out!

Appropriate Age Levels:
Grades 8-12

Additional information


Base Product, Base + Advanced Certificate Add-On