Unit 1 contains Lesson 1 and Lesson 2.
The manufacturing industry is fast-growing with competitive salaries and a rising need for skilled workers. Future jobs in manufacturing will result from those talented workers who have the skills to maintain, repair, and evaluate the efficacy of new technologies and mechanisms used in the production of goods.
This unit provides an introduction to manufacturing as an industry. Learners will explore job growth and potential in this field and engage specifically with the competencies and duties required of an Industrial Mechanical Technician. Mathematical competencies associated with a career in manufacturing include addition and subtraction of fractions, decimals, and whole numbers. Workplace scenarios enable practice with these math skills and exposure to the workplace value: employability.