Available Training programs and descriptions are below. Click the Learn More button for a complete description of the training course.

Certified Industrial Energy Auditor

The Industrial Energy Auditor program will train individuals to audit business performance and operational excellence of their energy management efforts.  The training expands awareness of techniques and resources that result in reduction of energy demand, carbon footprint and costs.

Industrial Hygiene Training

The Industrial Hygiene Training (IHT) program provides the core concepts of hygiene awareness for food and beverage workplace training, and an individual learning plan that addresses the most common sanitation situations faced in the food and beverage environment. The goal of the IHT program is to reduce workforce injuries and provide a higher degree of liability control.

Industrial Safety Training

The certificate program includes web-based training that meets manufacturer standards, as well as a management system for manufacturers to coordinate safety training expectations of contractors so that all workers arrive on the job prepared with a consistent level of knowledge. The Contractor Safety Readiness© Certificate documents one’s attainment of safety information specific to industry and is a great tool for existing contractor safety training personnel to use with their employees.

Manufacturing Technician Level 1© (MT1)

The Manufacturing Technology (MT) training program is a highly specialized course based on the techniques and interrelationships found in high performance manufacturing and production. Instruction focuses on the critical actions, knowledge, systems, and processes necessary to participate in an advanced manufacturing enterprise. Activities include a focus on math and measurement; quality and continuous improvement practices; and, advanced manufacturing processes and production.

Military2Manufacturing (M2M)

M2M offers world-class career resources to help veterans start a private sector career in advanced technology industries such as manufacturing. The M2M career pathway helps recently separated veterans to convert past military experience and training into industry-recognized credentials and access job opportunities. M2M is a military transition training program, using the Manufacturing Technician Level 1© (MT1) Certificate Program to help document manufacturing work readiness.

M2M program participation does not guarantee employment upon program completion.

Root Cause Analysis

Solve problems quickly and effectively eliminate time and resource waste with a systemic approach to problem solving and informed decision making. We utilize the KEPNERandFOURIE™ Root Cause Analysis Skills which teaches how to prioritize issues amongst conflicting stakeholders, solve operational problems quickly and effectively and make decisions with the commitment of stakeholders.

World Class Manufacturing

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. This intense certification is part of a company process improvement and follows the principles of the Shingo Prize.

Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities

Career Pathways connects Virginians with disabilities to the education, training, certification or credentials needed to qualify for high-demand jobs.

Virginia Craft Brewers Guild Quality and Safety

This Virginia Craft Brewers Guild Quality and Safety (VCBGQS) Certification addresses the need for Quality and Safety training in the craft brewing industry. The training focuses on the requirements which are needed to assure a safe working environment and an understanding of the required quality and tasks that are needed in a brewery and meet Good Manufacturing Practices for Craft Brewers (GMPCBs).