Material engineers evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. They develop new uses for known materials and include those engineers who work with composite materials or specialize in one type of material, (e.g., graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers and naturally occurring materials). Material engineers Include metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers and welding engineers.
LENGTH of Apprenticeship - 4,000 hours
MARKET FORECAST for Metro Detroit Area - 36 openings a year
WAGES for Metro Detroit Area
Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Road Livonia, Michigan 48152
Contact Apprentice Coordinator: (734) 462-4400
Admission Requirements Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be 18 or older. College admission does not guarantee enrollment in this apprenticeship program, which may require additional qualifications that the Apprentice Coordinator can identify