# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Production Systems Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Production Systems (8447/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8447
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–11

Students assess the relationship between production and society as they compose design portfolios, construct production prototypes, incorporate computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM), and apply automation to evaluate solutions to technological problems.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Manufacturing
    • Logistics and Inventory Control
    • Manufacturing Production Process Development
    • Production
    • Quality Assurance

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.