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The RCAM Story: Building the 21st Century Workforce

With more than 76 million Baby Boomers retiring, America is facing a skills crisis. Discover the story behind the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing and how it can change your life and help open the door to a career in advanced manufacturing

Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing

The Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) is Northeast State's advanced technology center located in downtown Kingsport TN. Serving as the primary off site teaching location for training a qualified technical workforce for the region's manufacturing sector. 

Industry Training

To meet the unique objectives, schedules and constraints of each individual company, multiple training solutions are needed. The RCAM staff is ready to work with your organization to develop a training plan that meets your needs. We seek to provide the flexibility options you desire, while ensuring training objectives are achieved. Please explore the "PROGRAMS" section of this site to take a closer look at some of the available options.   

College Credit Programs for Traditional and Non-Traditional Students

RCAM was developed to provide accredited advanced manufacturing training and coursework for both traditional and non-traditional students considering careers in advanced technologies. Programs and courses delivered at RCAM are closely aligned with technical job opportunities in the 21st century workforce.

The Northeast State courses offered at RCAM may be used to fulfill the requirements for associate of applied science degrees and/or technical certificate programs. Programs of study offered at RCAM include: General Technology, Chemical Process Operations, Electromechanical Technology, Electrical Technology, and Welding/Metal Fabrication.

How to Apply

For individuals seeking Northeast State college credit degrees or certificates, you must "Apply for Admission".

For More Information

Please contact us by phone at 423.354.5149 or via email at:

A Message to Veterans

Our goal is to share useful information and relevant programs to support our veterans as they return to civilian careers. Please visit the "Veterans Resources" section for more information. 

Follow National Efforts to Address the Skills Crisis


New Careers Start Here

Career Development Services Center is the place to start your new career. You'll find resources, financial aid, workshops and more. Call today: 423.354.5100, or get started online now.

Upcoming Workshops

Visit the Career Development Services Website for more information about workshops and other services. 

Surefire Ways to Get Hired
June 7th, 2:00 PM
Blazier Wilson Hall - Room 113
222 West Main Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
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Soft Skills in the Workplace
June 13th, 9:30 AM
Career Services Office - C2418
2425 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617
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