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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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MSI & Virginia Community Colleges Announce New Industry Skills Partnership

      EMBARGOED UNTIL:                                                                                                  CONTACT: October 16, 2014                                                         Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22       MSI & Virginia Community Colleges Announce New Industry Skills Partnership –Nine Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today […]

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Spain Education Officials Meet with MSI, MI and Micron Technology

November 24, 2014 Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 Spain Education Officials Meet with MSI, MI and Micron Technology -MT1 Presented as Benchmark for Industry Certifications-   RICHMOND, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, the Manufacturing Institute and Micron Technology met with the Basque Government Deputy […]

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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 […]

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Virginia Department of Education Adds Manufacturing Technician Level 1 Certification to Approved Credentials List

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Board of Education has approved the Manufacturing Skills Institute’s (MSI) Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) Certification for inclusion on the Board of Education Approved Industry Certifications, Occupational Competency Assessments, and Licensure List.  Effective July 1, 2013, Virginia’s new High School Standard Diploma requires students to obtain an industry-recognized occupational credential […]