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The Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) certification program was developed to meet the growing employment demands of the manufacturing industry. The MT1 program addresses the core industry-wide skills standards required for skilled production occupations in all sectors of manufacturing.

Income ranges from $23,010 - $44,220

This certification is a stackable credential that can help you on a pathway to a specific career within the manufacturing field, such as multi-craft (industrial maintenance/mechanic), and mechatronics. It includes the Manufacturing Skills (6 weeks) & Manufacturing Technician (2 weeks) certifications.

Students taking this intensive training program are prepared for entry-level positions with regional manufacturers making competitive wages, benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

Students will receive:

  • Hands-on skills & practical knowledge for Advanced Manufacturing
  • AC/DC Electrical, Pneumatics, Relay
  • Controls, and Hydraulics
  • Develop computer skills with web-based simulators and train on equipment during lab sessions to maximize understanding of Math & Measurement, Technology & Spatial Reasoning,
  • Quality & Business Acumen topics.
  • Achieve technical competencies to improve job opportunities and career advancement in modern manufacturing and industrial technology.

This program will run from July 2 – August 23, 2018.

The next session will be October 15 – December 6, 2018.

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants



CompTIA A+ - Start date upon registration - The training is developed to provide students with ready-to-work skills and knowledge and obtain a Level 1 recognized certification for IT Professionals. Students will be provided training to obtain CompTIA A+ certification as well as specific training related to communication skills and helpdesk troubleshooting. Classroom activities will include practical labs focused on learning outcomes. Students completing the training will have the skills and knowledge to work a technical helpdesk and a solid introduction to the skills required for Network Operations Center (NOC) jobs.

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants


CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+ Start date upon registration

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs

Here are some of the key skills certified CompTIA Network+ professionals can exhibit:

  • Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure.
  • Install, operate and configure wired and wireless networks.
  • Identify and explain common networking protocols and ports.
  • Identify and troubleshoot performance and connectivity issues.
  • Install, configure and differentiate between common network devices.
  • Describe networking technologies and basic network design principles.
  • Adhere to wiring standards and use the latest network testing tools.

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants


CDL Truck Driving

Truck Driving – July 23rd – August 30th

Mon. – Thurs, 7am – 5pm Full- or Part-Time Training Options

Yes, you can earn up to $48,000 annually with a Commercial Driver's License!

CDL truckers are in high demand, and the demand is growing. A simple search for CDL jobs in your area will yield thousands of job opportunities. Even better, CDL truckers are in such demand that employers are raising the bar with signing bonuses and great benefits!

If you love the open road, earning your CDL may be a lucrative career option for you!

To qualify for Commercial Driver's License Training (CDL) through DCC Workforce, drivers must:

  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • Pass a DOT physical and drug screening.
  • Provide a copy of driving record
  • Must have a CDL - A learner’s permit

We offer full- or part-time training options at facilities located in Danville, Virginia. First year drivers can earn $38,000-$45,000. Applications are accepted on an on-going basis throughout the year, and you may be able to obtain your CDL in as few as 20 days!

DCC Workforce CDL classes are conducted in partnership with SVCC Tractor Trailer Training.

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants.



Welding GMAW – August 27th – October 17, Mon. & Wed. 5- 8 8 weeks – 48 hours The complete AWS D1.1 Structural Steel certification course is made up of 80 hours of training. The focus of the program is to advance the welding skill of each student so that each is prepared to successfully test and certify in the AWS D1.1 structural steel welding code process.

Funding assistance available to qualified applicants.