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Do you want to hit the ground running and earn a competitive wage or salary IMMEDIATELY after high school graduation? Are you interested in working with your hands, solving problems, and working with high-tech equipment that is used in today's manufacturing environment?

If this sounds like you, then check out KC Tech Academy

What, When, and Where?

Established in 2018, KC Tech Academy is a place where you can learn highly sought after skills in the areas of manufacturing and robotics. This new academy offers a two-year training program for area high school students to earn a high school diploma and certifications in manufacturing technologies, automation and robotics.

Currently, this option is available to Juniors and Seniors at Liberty High School, Liberty North High School, Liberty Academy and Kearney High School...but our footprint is growing!

Contact Us

To learn more, contact your high school guidance counselor, or contact:

Omar Bernal
KC Tech Academy
omar.bernal@magna.com
816.518.2892
2901 E Heartland Drive
Liberty, MO 64068

Why KC Tech Academy? Students who successfully complete the program will earn:

  • A high school diploma

  • An Industrial Technology Level I Certificate

  • An Industrial Automation / Mechatronics Level II PLC Certificate

  • No debt from educational expenses – this program is free to students

  • A skill set in high demand in the KC region

What can I expect to earn financially?

Starting wages for jobs requiring the certifications offered are $45,000 to $50,000 per year.

With experience, controls and robotics technicians in the KC area earn over $70,000 per year, and highly-skilled experts earn over $100,000.


This program is made possible through a partnership of local stakeholders, including: Liberty Public Schools, Kearney School District, Metropolitan Community College, and local manufacturing companies.

Kearny

Liberty PS

Magna

MCC


Sponsors

Aligned

Creative

Holland

EMKF

KC SmartPort

Martinrea

Renhouse

Summit

US Engineering

US Farathane


Partners

ABB

Changer

Fanuc

Keyence

KUKA

Lincoln

RIA

Rockwell

SICK

Universal Robots

Yaskawa

Interested in being a sponsor or partner? Contact Omar Bernal.

KC Tech Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.