AIM is well-known for providing high quality, hands-on training. Industry leaders demand the kinds of skills our students have after graduating. Our Industrial Manufacturing Technician program prepares you for a wide range of career fields.
Manufacturing employment is growing at 2X the national average. The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance reported over 15,000 manufacturing jobs have been added in the Charlotte, NC Region since 2013.
You will become acquainted with basic welding and fabrication methods, blueprint reading, safe machining practices, lathe and milling machine operations, CNC operations and setup machinery, general machinery, and CNC machinery, as well as metal and composite fabrication and repair.
We meet with employers to assess industry needs. Our small class sizes are a chance for you to learn and work closely with our dedicated and experienced instructors.
Our classes are equipped with the tools you’ll use every day in the industry. Learn by working on the same types of machines you will encounter in the field.
We offer career placement assistance to help you with your resume, job search, and interview prep.
AIM is part of a successful group of companies, which first began in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1969. We have maintained a tradition of excellence in education throughout our expansion of career schools for more than four decades.
Create an atmosphere for learning that is both personal and practical, while in a school that is friendly and informative in accordance with federal regulations and industry standards. We establish these high standards of education and training in order to maintain corporate satisfaction among the business community for the school’s graduates. We are proud of the technicians we have placed through the years with companies all over the world. Take a look at what some of our graduates do now.
Works at NASA with Jacobs ERC (contractor for NASA's TOSC Test and Operations support.)
Works for Van Wagner Airship Group (Blimp Company).
Works at GE Aviation, Jet Assembly plant in Layfayette, IN.
Here at AIM, we think about the student first. So whether you are changing careers, transitioning from the military, or a recent high school graduate, we offer a wide variety of tools and support to help you reach your goal.
With a variety of programs in a diverse field of disciplines, we help you find what is best suited for you to reach your goals.
With campuses across the continental US, AIM has a network of schools that reaches from the East Coast to the West.
We value those who serve and have served in the US military.
Our full-time advisors keep you connected and involved in your education, from the moment you enroll to even after you graduate.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Contact your local campus to speak to a designated Financial Aid Representative.
AIM offers day, evening, and weekend classes. Schedules vary by location. Contact your campus to find out training schedules.
Fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.
All data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.