COSTS: Full tuition: $816, WCG Cost: $272, WCG + FANTIC Cost: $27.20

General Information

Hours of Instruction: 30 hours

Materials: Class supplies and online learning modules are included in course cost

Course Description

The Manufacturing Technician 1 © (MT1) certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The MT1 program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing. The core competency areas certified are: (1) Math and Measurement, (2) Spatial Reasoning and Manufacturing Technology, (Completed in Manufacturing Specialist Certification) and (3) Business Acumen and Quality.

The purpose of the MT1 certification program is to document individuals' mastery of the critical competencies required for modern manufacturing production and production-related occupations.


Final Exam: Manufacturing Technician 1, Manufacturing Skills Institute

Topics Covered

Students must have successfully earned the Manufacturing Specialist Certification from the Manufacturing Skills Institute to qualify for enrollment in the Manufacturing Technician 1 Rapid Train Certification Program

Quality and Lean Manufacturing Concepts

  1. Identify descriptions of manufacturing quality and lean production initiatives as examples of value stream mapping, wasted elimination, 5S, SMAIC, and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  2. Create a process map and value stream map to improve a process or reduce waste
  3. Demonstrate using an industry standard problem solving method such as DMAIC for improving production processes. Currently using DMAIC.

SPC Basic concepts

  1. Determine plausible causes in fluctuations in processes based on statistical information (mean, range, & variation patterns)

Business Acumen

  1. Predict how actions, strategies, and decisions impact the bottom line
  2. Classify examples of common business financial terms

Course offerings, dates and times, and locations are subject to change without notice. For up-to-date information, please call the Workforce Development office. Financial Aid funds are limited, and availability of the reduced tuition costs are contingent upon the allocation and availability of state funds for the program. A student's best option for determining eligibility is to arrange an appointment with Workforce. For information on our cancellation and refund policies, visit our cancellation and refund policies page.

*Application dates may be extended depending on enrollment