# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Cybersecurity in Manufacturing (8499/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Cybersecurity in Manufacturing (8499/36 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 10–12 (36 weeks)

This course will emphasize manufacturing systems, safety, materials, production, business concepts, and the manufacturing process. Students will learn the principles of cybersecurity, explore emerging technologies, and examine threats and protective measures. Students will participate in enterprise team activities to create products that demonstrate elements of business and manufacturing while demonstrating cybersecurity concepts and policies, including risk management.

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:

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

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