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Amtek Company Certification Workshops

Get Up to Speed on the Latest Industry Certifications Taught in the Classroom

Join us Wednesday, October 16 - Thursday, October 17 at New River Community College (Christiansburg/NRV Mall Site and Dublin campus) as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary with a series of workshops that offer hands-on training surrounding the latest industry certifications.

These workshops will cover a variety of STEM and CTE disciplines, including:

  • 3D printing (MakerBot, Stratasys)
  • Wide Format Printing-Cutting (Roland Certificate)
  • robotics (NOCTI, SACA)
  • cybersecurity (NIST, ISC, CompTIA)
  • CNC machining (Siemens)
  • Industry 4.0 and Mechatronics (MSSC, SACA)
  • automotive technology (ASE, NATEF)
  • welding (AWS)
  • heavy equipment operation (NCCER)
  • lift truck operation (OSHA, NSC)

View the full schedule of events below. Select the individual workshops you wish to attend a la carte to build a 1/2-day, full-day, or multi-day agenda that suits your needs. Pricing is as follows:

  • ½-day $99
  • 1-day $179
  • 1.5-day $249
  • 2-day $299

Included with your registration is breakfast, lunch, professional instruction, training materials, and a certificate of Professional Development hours completed + FREE ENTRY to our Amtek Company 40th Anniversary Celebration Dinner.

40th Anniversary Celebration Dinner 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 5:30pm-8:30pm
The Farmhouse285 Ridinger St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 

All workshop attendees are invited to celebrate our 40 years at a buffet dinner + open bar party Wednesday evening at The Farmhouse Christiansburg!

Entry is free but RSVP is required. Please RSVP here.

Schedule of Events

*Click each link below to read a full description of each workshop.

Wednesday, October 16

Christiansburg / NRV Mall Site

8am-4pm Hands-on Training with the New SOLIDWORKS xDesign and xShape for Education + SOLIDWORKS Certification
8am-4pm Project-Based Learning (PBL) for Wide Format Printing-Cutting featuring Roland
8am-4pm Siemens CNC Certification featuring EMCO

Dublin Campus

8am-12pm NOCTI & SACA Robotics Certification featuring FANUC 
1pm-4pm American Welding Society (AWS) Certification featuring Miller
1pm-4pm NIST, ISC & CompTIA Cybersecurity Certifications featuring Marcraft

Thursday, October 17

Christiansburg / NRV Mall Site

8am-12pm MakerBot 3D Printing Certification
1pm-4pm Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification

Dublin Campus

8am-4pm MSSC & SACA Mechatronics & Industry 4.0 Certification featuring Amatrol
8am-12pm ASE & NATEF Certification featuring LJ Create
9am-12pm Heavy Equipment Operations (HEO), Simulation and NCCER Certification featuring SimLOG
1pm-4pm Lift Truck Operations, Simulation and OSHA/National Safety Council Certification featuring SimLOG

Program Booklet

To read a full description of what to expect at each workshop, view campus maps, and other details, download our full Amtek Company Certification Program Booklet here.

HOTEL Accommodations

Please note that we can guarantee $89/night rates for hotel accommodations for bookings made before September 20, 2019 so book early!

Hyatt Place Blacksburg Place
Book your room using this link or call 1-800-233-1234 and use rate code G-AMCI

Holiday Inn Christiansburg / Blacksburg
Book your room using this link or call (540) 381-8100 and use rate code ACW