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Career Possibilities in the PTECH Program


                                                  P-TECH INFORMATION 

Types of Degrees
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Mechatronics Technology

Career Possibilities
CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Designers
  • Three dimensional drawings to create the products for tomorrow
Tool Designers
  • Creates tools for mass manufacturing products for everything (car parts, electronics, glass and plastics)
Architectural and Mechanical Drafters
  • Creating drawing for commercial and residential buildings
  • Working with robotic tooling during the manufacturing process and programming machinery such as robots, mills, lathes
Communication Devices
  • Car stereos, cellular devices, audio and radio frequencies
Service technicians
  • Repairing machinery such as 3-D printers, Computer Numerical Control machines, lasers, maintenance and computer control of large industrial machines
Bio-medical technicians
  • Building and repair of medical devices (microscope, stethoscopes, heart monitoring cuffs, life-saving devices
Software technicians
  • Computer programming and coding, repair maintenance for computers
Quality control technicians
  • Ensuring the products work properly
Research and development
  • Designing products for mass production and wholesale
9th Grade
Course work:
  • Introduction to Careers
  • DDP (Drawing and Design for Production) and/or Studio 
Molding students to be better employees and understand how ready they should be to enter the workforce.
Introduces students to all of the different careers available in Central New York pertaining to these degrees, learning to design and build products and systems.
10th Grade
Course work:
  • Career Awareness
  • CCC CAY 101 at AHS
Guided practice and hands-on learning with machinery.
Building foundations for success, career and exploration readiness, resumes, and interviewing.
11th and 12th Grade
Course work:

11th Grade
Introduction to Geometry, Geometry, Math Analysis or any other higher level math course

12th Grade
English 101 and English 102

Cayuga Community College courses at CCC campus - may include Engineering 126, 130, or Electronics 103
Qualifications for becoming an engineer, learning about how engineers do their jobs, building, designing and testing different products.

Superintendent: Jeffrey Pirozzolo
Phone: 315.255.8800
Address: 78 Thornton Avenue | Auburn, NY 13021
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