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Manufacturing Technician I Express Online Certification 

MT1 Express Online Certification Prep is an interactive and engaging foundation - The program is preparation to earn the nationally recognized Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification, endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers and issued by the Manufacturing Skills Institute.


In two accelerated courses for college credit, we'll cover the basics of electricity, mechanical systems, tools and fasteners, quality, efficiency, measurement, workplace safety, and math actually needed on the job. We look at a little chemistry for material science, develop some business acumen, and explore troubleshooting techniques through problem solving strategies.


The Automation and Industrial Technology Center (AITC) at WNC has customized this program in response to COVID impacts, forming partnerships to train/retrain the industrial workforce:


Two multimedia online courses, for 7 units of college credit (approx 100 hours of self-paced instruction and online study completed in 6-8 weeks)


AIT 101, an online foundation of industrial technology including study of fundamentals of electrical, mechanical, fluid power, safety, and quality basics utilizing multimedia coursework and online simulators.


AIT 200, an online module-based projects course that will encompass specific preparation for the Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) credential domains of Math and Measurement, Manufacturing Technology, and Quality and Business Acumen (endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers).

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