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The Manufacturing Maintenance course curriculum is aligned with the Siemen's Level 1 credentialing, which is also used as the core of the VWCC Mechatronics Career Studies Certificate. The Workforce sequence of 2 courses, listed below, prepares entry-level manufacturing and maintenance technicians to repair and maintain large and complex machines to perform their work.

Through on-line, classroom and hands-on training, students will build skills in an array of mechanical, electrical and technological areas including:

  • Maintenance
  • Mechanical systems
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Electrical control systems
  • PLCs - Programmable Logic Controllers

Students will use a variety of resources including online OSHA instruction and Tooling-U from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

For more information on the Siemens Level 1 Certification, visit:

The Industrial Maintenance Technician Program consists of 2 courses taught in approximately 5 months total:

- Basic Manufacturing Skills - (pre-requisite to Manufacturing Maintenance), 112 contact hours; 4 hours per session, 3 sessions per week, 28 sessions over 9 weeks. Available Credentials: Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) Certificate from the Manufacturing Skills Institute

- Manufacturing Maintenance - 120 contact hours; 4 hours per session, 3 sessions per week, 30 sessions over 10 weeks. Available Credentials: OSHA card, Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certificate Program (SMSCP) Level 1 Certificate and students will also take the Bennett Mechanical Assessment.


  • Tooling-U online learning
  • OSHA online learning voucher
  • Siemens Level 1 exam and Bennett Mechanical Assessment

Note: It is recommended that the student purchase a flash drive

CLASS PREREQUISITES:  Basic Manufacturing Skills

Class Details

30 Sessions
Weekly - Wed, Thu, Mon


David Parks 



Please read:  Class meets at Goodwill Jobs Campus 2502 Melrose Avenue, NW Roanoke, VA 24017 Sign in at Entrance "B" Additional scheduling note: Class will not meet on Wednesday and Thursday, November 21 and 22, the Thanksgiving Holiday



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/21/2018, 11/22/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/3/2018 - 12/13/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Roanoke, Goodwill  Map David Parks  Lecture