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Certified Manufacturing Specialist - CM51 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Certified Manufacturing Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for entry level employment in a manufacturing environment. Topics include organization principles, workplace skills, manufacturing production, automated manufacturing skills, and representative manufacturing skills.

*This program is reserved for high school students in the Ben-Hill Irwin and Coffee service areas.*

Locations Offered:
High School


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Occupational Courses 11
AUMF 1520 Manufacturing Organizational Principles 1
AUMF 1560 Manufacturing Production Requirements 1
AUMF 1540 Manufacturing Workforce Skills 2
AUMF 1580 Automated Manufacturing Skills 3
AUMF 1660 Representative Manufacturing Skills 4
Faculty & Staff

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Valdosta Campus

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