# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Manufacturing Systems I (8425/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Manufacturing Systems I (8425/36 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 9–12 (36 weeks)

This course provides an orientation to careers in various fields of manufacturing. Emphasis will be placed on manufacturing systems, safety, materials, production, business concepts, and the manufacturing process. Students participate in individual and team activities to create products that demonstrate critical elements of manufacturing.

Industry Certifications

This course may assist the student in preparing for the following certification examinations, national assessments, or licensure examinations approved by the Virginia Board of Education:

  • Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Examination
  • Certified Production Technician (CPT) Program Examinations
  • College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
  • Manufacturing Specialist Certification Examination
  • Manufacturing Technician Level I Certification Examination
  • National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
  • Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination

Related Careers

cluster: Manufacturing

pathway: Health, Safety, and Environmental Assurance

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pathway: Logistics and Inventory Control

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pathway: Manufacturing Production Process Development

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cluster: Manufacturing

pathway: Production

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cluster: Manufacturing

pathway: Quality Assurance

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cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

pathway: Engineering and Technology

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