Manufacturing Specialist (MS)
The MS is a required prerequisite for the MT1 certification. The Manufacturing Specialist (MS) certification course focuses on industry-wide manufacturing technical skills, and industry applied math and measurement concepts. This course will expose students to the critical areas of manufacturing and production, as well as the applied technology principles that support the manufacturing process. The instruction focuses on the critical actions, STEM knowledge, and the systems and processes necessary to participate in an advanced manufacturing enterprise. It is a highly specialized program based on the techniques and interrelationships found in high performance manufacturing and production.
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PURPOSE: The Community College Workforce Alliance works in partnership with Reynolds and Brightpoint Community Colleges to serve students with a fast track to the workforce with training and credentialing programs that can be completed in weeks or months. CCWA offers workforce training and certifications in transportation and logistics, construction and trades, customer service, health care and manufacturing. These programs are supported through state-funded tuition assistance available to all Virginians, making Short-term Training Programs low cost or no cost. Short-term Training Programs also offer career coaching and job connections.
OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Short-term Training credentials prepare students for entry-level careers in high-demand occupational fields offering good starting wages - many with benefits and promotion opportunities.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: There are no admissions requirements. Tuition assistance is available to all residents of Virginia, regardless of income. Classes may be free to those qualifying for additional financial aid.
PROGRAM NOTES: In certain industries, prior convictions may prohibit employment. Drug testing and a pre-employment physical may be required for some occupations. Some companies may have minimum age requirements for select positions.