Manufacturing technician training sessions

Registration is open for two upcoming manufacturing technician training sessions offered by New River Community College.

One session will be held on Wednesdays in Christiansburg beginning Oct. 11 and will run for 11 weeks (#8711). The training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college’s NRV Mall site.

Another session will be held on Thursdays in Dublin beginning Oct. 12 and will run for 11 weeks (#8715). The training will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 245 Edwards Hall at NRCC.

The program will introduce prospective employees to the manufacturing environment or help strengthen the skills of those currently in a manufacturing position.

Manufacturing Technician is a technical program that focuses on math, measurement, mechanical, electrical, chemical, quality, sound business practices and manufacturing processes. Students will be awarded the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification upon a successful pass rate on all of the certification modules.

NRCC is a Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Certified Assessment Center.

Financial assistance is available. Training and certification can be obtained for one-third of the total cost for qualified students through the Workforce Credential Grant (WCG). More information about the WCG is available at

To register, visit, Classes & Programs, Non-Credit Course Offerings and search with the class ID number.