The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today that the Carson City, NV Public Library will be the first library in the United States to become an authorized MSI Assessment Center and MT1 Certified Trainer.
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 Minister for Vocational Education and Training Jorge Arevalo, and his advisors, last week in Northern Virginia to demonstrate innovative industry-education partnerships using the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certificate program to close skills gaps.
This announcement is part of an aggressive move to expand the MT1 certificate program into community colleges and educational partners across the United States.
The Skills Certification System was established by The Manufacturing Institute (MI), an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), to contribute to the development of the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-capable workforce for advanced manufacturing by recognizing world-class, industry-endorsed credentials.
The AMB is a program of the Manufacturing Skills Institute. Through a combination of lab exercises, demonstrations, and small-group instruction, participants will obtain the skills needed for success in most manufacturing entry-level positions and achieve a foundation for more advanced skills building.
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) reached an important milestone today. The MSI Contractor Safety Readiness Certificate program enrolled its 1,000th trainee this week.
Today, Governor Bob McDonnell announced that the Virginia Industry Foundation (VIF) was awarded a Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Rapid Response Assistance Program for Veterans’ Employment grant to launch its Military2Manufacturing (M2M) program.
Several facilities in the Halifax County town will be a part of the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), an initiative sponsored by the Virginia Manufacturers Association and ECPI University.
The Virginia Manufacturers Association is partnering with ECPI University to create a hub for manufacturing education and training in Southside Virginia to help align regional employer needs and economic development objectives.