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Missouri Manufacturing Technician I

Missouri Manufacturing Technician I

Accelerated Job Training

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Center for Workforce Innovation

Rapidly skill-up for entry level employment in advanced, high performance manufacturing. Our accelerated hybrid classroom/online training format supports personalized learning and computer literacy, preparing you for multiple valuable credentials.

Class schedules subject to change.

Classes offered in-person may be rescheduled, canceled or transitioned to an online format based on COVID-19 guidelines. Students are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines for classroom participation, which may include, but is not limited to, use of masks and social distancing requirements. For the latest requirements, review STLCC’s COVID-19 Information page.

Prepare yourself with a powerful blend of manufacturing know-how, credentials and team building skills that employers seek.

In four weeks, prepare for valuable, recognized credentials that signal to employers your understanding of workplace safety and manufacturing skills:

  • Prepare and sit for two Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) exams:
    • MSSC Safety CPT Exam: Work in a safe and productive manufacturing workplace. Perform safety and environmental inspections. Perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams. Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action. Provide safety orientation for all employees. Train personnel to use equipment safely. Suggest processes and procedures that support safety of work environment. Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation, and repair. Monitor safe equipment and operator performance.
    • MSSC Quality Practices and Measurement CPT Exam: Participate in periodic internal quality audit activities. Check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment. Suggest continuous improvements. Inspect materials and product/process at all stages to ensure they meet specifications. Document the results of quality tests. Communicate quality problems. Take corrective actions to restore or maintain quality. Record process outcomes and trends. Identify fundamentals of blueprint reading. Use common measurement systems and precision measurement tools.
  • Prepare and sit for OSHA 10-Hour General Industry credential
  • Develop your skills with hand tools, mathematical measurements/conversions and blueprint reading
  • Upon successful MSSC CPT Safety and CPT Quality certifications, receive Missouri Manufacturing Technician I Certificate


NO FEE! This program is funded under a Federal grant. It is offered at no fee to students selected for the program.

Register now for the next 4-week class!

Starts Fall 2021

MMT has transitioned to a hybrid offering (combination of in-person and online virtual training).
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Student must be able to attend in-person sessions during these times. Hybrid courses require strong time management skills. Expect to spend 30 hours per week on online training modules.

Eligibility Requirements

18 years of age or older and HS diploma or GED

WorkKeys scores:
Workplace Documents – 3;
Applied Math – 3;
Graphic Literacy – 3

Must complete Manufacturing Portal: Soft Skills Training, Excel for Business and OSHA 10

Resume will be required on first day of Portal training.

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