School offers for-credit program options in advanced manufacturing
The Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce Bossier Parish Community College as the newest member of the M-List.
“BPCC is proud to be the first college in Louisiana included among the outstanding institutions on the M-List,” says BPCC Chancellor Dr. Rick Bateman, Jr. “This recognition is validation of the high quality instruction in our advanced manufacturing and industrial technology programs.”
The M-List recognizes high schools, community colleges, and universities that are teaching manufacturing students to industry standards. Specifically, these institutions offer students the opportunity to earn NAM-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certifications as a standard part of their manufacturing education programs.
“Our faculty and staff are laser-focused on training that leads to industry-standard skills and certifications; we take tremendous pride in being a premiere source of talent meeting the workforce needs of our region,” Bateman adds.
BPCC is acknowledged for its outstanding Advanced Manufacturing courses, and enrolled students will be eligible to receive Certified Production Technician certifications from the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, as well as receive college credit.
For more information about the M-List, visit http://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/Skills-Certification/Educator-Resources/M-List/M-List.aspx
About The Manufacturing Institute
The Manufacturing Institute (the Institute) is the 501(c)(3) affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. As a non-partisan organization, the Institute is committed to delivering leading-edge information and services to the nation’s manufacturers. The Institute is the authority on the attraction, qualification and development of world-class manufacturing talent. For more information, please visit www.themanufacturinginstitute.org.