Program & Career Options

  • Competency Based Stackable Credentials
  • Automation & Robotic Technology
  • Aerospace Manufacturing Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Machinist Apprenticeship
  • Electronics Technology
  • Electrical/Mechanical Drafting
  • Welding Technology
  • Additive Manufacturing Processes

AzAMI Delivers

  • Qualified Interns
  • Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • Certificate Boot Camps
  • Career Navigator
  • Employee Recruitment
  • Job Placement
  • Industry Certificates
  • Degree Programs
  • On-Site Training

Contact Us

Leah Palmer

Executive Director
AzAMI – Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute


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A Premier Advanced Manufacturing Learning Experience

Welcome to AzAMI, a unique center of excellence created specifically to help Arizona business and industry partners stay competitive and provide a pipeline of skilled, career educated, and ready to work employees. AzAMI offers a comprehensive, holistic approach to meeting a variety of advanced manufacturing needs through a combination of core programs: Electronics, Drafting, Automation and Machining, and Welding. The outcome: A professional and technical workforce trained to meet the growing economic development needs of the region. Download our latest flyer here.

Customized solutions for students & employers

From enrollment to employment, AzAMI can connect workforce opportunities with local and regional businesses building a technically trained, talent supply chain of motivated and skilled individuals. AzAMI provides industry certifications, relevant degree and certificate programs, flexible models of delivery and even portable labs for on-site training, creating a rich menu of innovative services. See our Stackable Credential model here.

Let’s explore how AzAMI can help you navigate opportunities and find solutions to compete in today’s dynamic advanced manufacturing industry.


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Partnerships that produce results Partnerships that produce results

AzAMI provides the leadership that bridges education and workforce partnerships so that together we can create solutions that align both the technical skills development and workforce readiness needs of industry.

Academic Degrees Academic Degrees

AzAMI academic degrees prepare future employees with technical, employability and academic skill sets that our industry partners have identified as critical to success. Many of our degrees transfer to bachelor programs, encouraging students and employees to continue their education.

Certificates that validate skills Certificates that validate skills

At AzAMI, we design responsive, flexible and on-site programs that will build and strengthen the emerging technical skill sets of our students – your current and future employees – leading to industry, academic, stackable, and competency-based certifications.

Industry Certification Boot Camps Industry certification boot camps

AzAMI has designed short-term Certification Boot Camps for skilled technicians to obtain the recognized industry credentials required in specific technical areas and increase their employability with job-readiness certifications.

Earn as your learn Earn as you learn

Our industry partnerships offer hands-on learning opportunities for students through a variety of on-the-job training experience through internships, job shadowing, mentoring, apprenticeships and career planning resources to recruit and educate the next generation of manufacturers.

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