Training Program :: Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) Certificate Program

Institution Profile

Organization: Manufacturing Skills Institute

Facility: Community College Workforce Alliance

Contact: Wes Smith

Address: 1651 E Parham Rd

City: Richmond

State: VA, 23228

Location Website:

Program Website: MSI Website

Program Type: Professional Training Program

Phone: (804) 523-2292

Program Description

The Manufacturing Technology (MT) training program is a highly specialized course based on the techniques and interrelationships found in high performance manufacturing and production. Instruction focuses on the critical actions, knowledge, systems, and processes necessary to participate in an advanced manufacturing enterprise. MT training prepares individuals to take the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 Assessment and receive a Manufacturing Specialist or Manufacturing Technician Level 1 Certification.

Application Process

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The purpose of the MT1 certification program is to document individuals’ mastery of the critical competencies required for modern manufacturing production and production-related occupations. The goals of the MT1 certification program are to: Develop a workforce pipeline capable of meeting the requirements of existing and emerging employers in advanced technology industries such as manufacturing, Provide a customized fast track pathway to stackable credentials for 21st Century advanced technology careers in industry, Provide online and instructor-led training to address identified technical skill gaps, and Provide a pathway to advanced level training and specialized training based on industry requirements for potential new hires and incumbent workers.