Manufacturing, Skilled Trades & Applied Technology

Welcome to the Manufacturing, Skilled Trades and Applied Technology Areas of Study homepage. Areas of Study at KCC in Manufacturing, Skilled Trades and Applied Technology include:

Click through the links above for information about each program or download our Industrial Trades Programs Catalog.

KCC’s Manufacturing, Skilled Trades and Applied Technology programming is offered at the College’s state-of-the-art Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (RMTC) campus, located at 405 Hill Brady Road in Battle Creek. KCC’s programming approach offers an innovative, nontraditional style of training that incorporates competency-based modules, individualized instruction and self-paced learning. Modules are credit-based and may lead to a certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree. Students may also be granted credit for prior learning experience.

Students who have earned an apprenticeship certificate or who possess a journeyman’s card or state license in a qualifying trade area may also have the opportunity to earn a 60-credit Associate in Applied Science degree in Skilled Trades. Students must seek approval from the director of the RMTC prior to applying for graduation. For more information about this degree program, contact Industrial Trades Education Director Kim Andrews-Bingham at

For more information about Industrial Trades programming at KCC, visit our Industrial Trades Department homepage.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the following certificate programs, and other important information, please review the appropriate Gainful Employment Disclosure:

The Gainful Employment Disclosure complies with the Department of Education requirement for disclosure of information about career preparation programs that result in an award at the certificate level. The intention of this information is to help students make informed career and educational choices that may lead to gainful employment. The data provided is based on enrollment from the last award year.