Computer Integrated Manufacturing (PLTW) – Grades 10-12

Course ID

Grade Level(s)
10, 11, 12

Additional Course Options
Industry Credential Available

Subject Area
Career & Technical Education

Materials Fee


The objective of the Computer Integrated Manufacturing course is to expose students to the fundamentals of computerized manufacturing technology.The course is built around several key concepts:

  • Computer modeling – Utilize 3D solid modeling software package (Inventor) with mass property analysis
  • CNC equipment – understanding the machine tools and its operating and programming aspects
  • CAM software – converting computer-generated geometry into a program to drive CNC machine tools
  • Robotics – using a robot for materials handling and assembly operations
  • Flexible manufacturing systems – students working in teams to design manufacturing work cells and tabletop factory simulations.

There is a fee associated with this course.


Credit Information

  • 1 Career & Technical Education Credit(s)