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First Graduating Class from WWRC’s New Manufacturing Technology Training Program

First Graduating Class from WWRC’s New Manufacturing Technology Training Program

On December 9th, the first class from the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center’s (WWRC) new Manufacturing Technology Training program graduated. Approximately seven hundred people applauded as the students took the stage. All graduates from WWRC have varying degrees of disability and were referred to WWRC by the DARS (Department for Aging and Rehabilitation) offices located […]

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Nevada’s Working Capital

Nevadas Working Capital_leave behind_newsletter_April 2015      

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Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner

Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner to Deliver MT1 Certificate Program -Eleven Virginia Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   Richmond, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today that Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is the eleventh Virginia community college to be designated […]

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Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification

    Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification By Lisa Peet on March 18, 2015 Leave a Comment Nevada Manufacturers Association Executive Director Ray Bacon endorsing City library officials’ announcement of the MT1 program. Photo by Cathleen Allison With the help of a Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) Innovation Program grant awarded in February, the […]

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SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations training program

The SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations training program is recruiting for the April 2015 cohort. Information sessions for interested individuals will be held on March 19, 23, 26, 30 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Innovation Center. The program boasts a 90 percent job placement rate for successful program […]

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Carson City Library first in nation to offer manufacturing training program

Carson City Library first in nation to offer manufacturing training program Submitted by editor on Wed, 02/25/2015 – 6:04pm inShare0 View the full image Molly Walt, Carson City Library out-of-school time coordinator, works CHS students. Photo by Cathleen Allison View the full image Library Director Sena Loyd and Deputy Director Tammy Westergard present a grant […]

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Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner

    DATE:                                                                                                                            CONTACT: February 13, 2015                                                       Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner to Deliver MT1 Certificate Program –Ten Virginia Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   Clifton Forge, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced […]

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Nevada Announces MT1 Certificate Program

      DATE:                                                                                                                            CONTACT: February 17, 2015                                                                                            Katherine DeRosear,     kderosear@manufacturingskillsinstitute.org   Nevada Announces MT1 Certificate Program –Carson City Library 1st Public Library System to Train for Manufacturing Jobs–   RICHMOND, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today that the Carson City, […]

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Manufacturing Skills Institute Launches eLearning Network

-Now offering certifications via award-winning Bluedrop technology- RICHMOND, VA – Today, the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) unveiled its new eLearning Network, announcing that its Manufacturing Technician 1© (MT1) Certification will now be delivered on Bluedrop’s award-winning CoursePark(R) elearning platform.  This is the beginning of a strategic partnership between the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), MSI and Bluedrop […]

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Manufacturing Technician Level 1 Certification added to NAM-endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System

-Focused on Skills Standards for Modern Manufacturing Careers- RICHMOND, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) and Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) announced today that the Manufacturing Technician 1© (MT1) Certification has been added to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)-endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System.  The Skills Certification System was established by The Manufacturing Institute (MI), an […]