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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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MSI 2015 MT1 Trainer Certification Course Schedule

MSI Publishes 2015 MT1 Trainer Certification Course Schedule The MSI is pleased to announce its 2015 MT1 Trainer Certification Course Schedule.  MT1 Trainer Certification Course is a three day intensive train-the-trainer program to teach instructor candidates how to deliver the MSI-approved MT1 instructor-led curriculum.  All MT1 Trainer Certification Course sessions will be held at the […]

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MT1 Certified Trainer Course Offered

MT1 Certified Trainer Course Dec 29-30 2014  8-5pm Richmond Virginia   The Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) Training program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The MT1 Train the Trainer program addresses the behaviors, skills and materials needed by the instructor/facilitator to provide the environment which will result in the […]

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MSI Annouces World Class Manufacturing Training Seminars

Based on Shingo Principles of continuous improvement, the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) training program is designed to train individuals to improve employee morale, individual and company performance and company profits at all levels of the organization by highlighting value and non-value added activities and eliminating all forms of waste.  MSI academic partner, ECPI University, will […]

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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 […]

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VMA Partner in Tobacco Commission Grant for Workforce Training

-Grant will fund Advanced Manufacturing Bootcamp at SVHEC- RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) is proud to be a partner in the recent award to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) by the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission (TIC) in the amount of $163,750 to fund an Advanced Manufacturing Bootcamp © […]