Advanced Manufacturing student

Advanced Manufacturing

The Advanced Manufacturing program prepares you for a variety of skills used in the manufacturing process, making you a valued employee!


Advanced Manufacturing students develop integrated skills in machining, welding, instrumentation and automation, electrical, electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, and programmable logic control. Modern manufacturing processes have created a demand for multi-skilled workers who have strong abilities in more than one field.


Employment Opportunities

Assembly Plants Breweries Calibration Companies Chemical Plants Energy Production Facilities Food Processing Plants Petroleum Plants Precision Instrument Companies Utility Companies

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Students are preparing to fill the skills gap

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About this Occupation

Advanced Manufacturing students learn machining, welding, instrumentation and automation, electrical, electronics, fluid power, mechanical systems, and programmable logic control, making them valued employees in the modern manufacturing process!

Learn from Experienced Instructors

Bryce Crump

Advanced Manufacturing instructor

Bryce Crump teaches Advanced Manufacturing at the Reno campus. He earned a Bachelor in Theology degree at Christian Life College in Stockton, California. Bryce previously worked as an adjunct instructor at Francis Tuttle, as a Program Director of HVAC/EM at Vatterott College in Oklahoma City, and as Senior Sales Consultant at Oklahoma Chiller in Del City, Oklahoma.

Michael Enneking

Advanced Manufacturing instructional assistant

Mike Enneking serves as an instructional assistant in the Advanced Manufacturing program at the Portland campus. He completed several programs at the Portland Campus, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, and a Master in National Military Policy at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Mike previously worked as Director of Facilities Maintenance for the State of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, and served 35 years in the United States Army, retiring as Colonel.

Matthew Maynard

Advanced Manufacturing instructor

Matthew Maynard teaches Advanced Manufacturing at the Portland campus. He attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University where he played on the 1999 NAIA National Championship football team and discovered his passion for coaching and teaching. He has an Associates in Instrumentation and Process Control from Oklahoma City Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Trade and Industrial Education and a Master’s degree in Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. He worked as the Maintenance Supervisor/Foreman for Georgia Gulf Manufacturing Plant for 6 years. Mr. Maynard completed the Advanced Manufacturing career program at Francis Tuttle before becoming an Instructional Assistant in 2008. He was promoted to Instructor status in 2009. Matthew is a member of the Full Circle Society at Francis Tuttle.