Registration is open for two upcoming manufacturing technician-training sessions offered by New River Community College.
One session will be held on Wednesdays in Christiansburg beginning Oct. 11 and will run for 11 weeks (#8711). The training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site.
Another session will be held on Thursdays in Dublin beginning Oct. 12 and will run for 11 weeks (#8715). The training will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 245 Edwards Hall at NRCC.
The program will introduce prospective employees to the manufacturing environment or help strengthen the skills of those currently in a manufacturing position.
Manufacturing Technician is a technical program that focuses on math, measurement, mechanical, electrical, chemical, quality, sound business practices and manufacturing processes. Students will be awarded the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification upon a successful pass rate on all of the certification modules.
NRCC is a Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Certified Assessment Center.
Financial assistance is available. Training and certification can be obtained for one-third of the total cost for qualified students through the Workforce Credential Grant (WCG). More information about the WCG is available at www.nr.edu/workforce.
To register, visit www.nr.edu/workforce, Classes & Programs, Non-Credit Course Offerings and search with the class ID number.