WWRC’s Manufacturing and Production Training Area currently offers one (1) Career Pathway:
A student may complete one (1) Career Pathway if demonstrating proper competency per the Vocational Skills Record (VSR) on the Career Pathway.
Each Training Program curriculum and expected knowledge, skills, and abilities are developed in partnership with a designated Occupational Advisory Committee.
For more information, please see Vocational Training Policies and Procedures.
Training Program Description: WWRC's Manufacturing Technology Training Program is an approved program by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
Students enrolled in the Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Program earn skills and competencies required to earn an Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 10 workforce certificate and to sit for the Manufacturing Specialist (MS) and Manufacturing Technician, Level I (MT1) exams leading to industry-recognized workforce credentials through the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI). Students also have the opportunity to attain the Virginia Career Readiness Certificate (Silver Level CRC is the required industry standard).
Supplemental Forklift Operator Training (54 clock hours/9 training days) may be pursued in conjunction with Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Program, based on employment goals and objectives. Due to safety concerns regarding forklift operation, students wishing to pursue this supplemental training must also have a current and valid driver's license or be working towards such with a current and valid learner's permit.
|Vocational Skills Record||Click Here|
|Program Length||410 clock hours (66 training days/3.5 months)|
|Completion Requirements: A student must demonstrate mastery of a minimum 80% of core competencies, as documented on the Vocational Skills Record to be eligible for graduation.|
|Employment Settings: Manufacturing Technology Training Program graduates are prepared for employment in any modern manufacturing setting that may include positions in basic maintenance and Job Titles such as: Warehouse Worker, Machine Operator, Instrument Technician, QA Technician, Repair Technician, or Inspector and Packer.|
Phone: 800-345-9972, Ext. 7383 or 540-332-7383 | TTY 800-811-7893