SoVA CME offers two industry-related advanced training programs with a variety of levels and certifications for students, seasoned workers looking to further their careers, and veterans looking for options after military service. Click on the titles below to read more about each program and corresponding certificates.
Foundational and advanced courses for certifications are offered at Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, Danville Community College, and Southside Virginia Community College. Contact SVHEC, DCC, or SVCC for more details.
What is mechatronics? Based on the diagram below, mechatronics combines mechanical, electrical, computer, and software & control engineering in order to design and manufacture a product.
SoVA CME offers three SIEMENS Certifications: Level 1: Siemens Certified Mechatronic System Assistant, Level 2: Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Associate, & Level 3: Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Professional. All foundational and advanced training will take place at Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC).
Individuals completing Welding training through the SoVA CME learn MIG, TIG, Stick, and Pipe welding, and can earn assessment-based, industry-recognized credentials through the American Welding Society and National Center for Construction Education & Research. Courses and training are located at multiple locations in Southern Virginia:
- Danville – Danville Community College
- Keysville – Southside Virginia Community College
- South Boston – Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
- South Hill – Southside Virginia Community College