Manufacturing Systems I (13002-18)

Manufacturing Systems I (13002-18)

Copyright 2020

Virginia Assignment Code: 8426

Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration: 18 weeks

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

This course provides an orientation to careers in various fields of manufacturing. Emphasis will be placed on manufacturing systems, safety, materials, production, business concepts, and the manufacturing process. Students participate in individual and team activities to create products that demonstrate critical elements of manufacturing. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Note: The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: