# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Manufacturing Systems II, Advanced (8427/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Manufacturing Systems II, Advanced (8427/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8427
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Manufacturing Systems I (8425/36 weeks)

Students develop an in-depth understanding of automation and its applications in manufacturing. Activities center on flexible manufacturing processes and computer integrated manufacturing (CIM). Students work in teams to solve complex interdisciplinary problems that stem from the major systems in automated manufacturing.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Manufacturing
    • Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance
    • Logistics and Inventory Control
    • Manufacturing Production Process Development
    • Production
    • Quality Assurance
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.