EDUCATION AND TRAINING SOLUTIONS
To operate effectively in today’s economy, manufacturers need to continuously improve the training of their employees – providing them the skills required to excel in a high-tech, productive, and increasingly automated environment. Through NTMA, companies can access workforce programs designed around employee schedules and company needs, helping small and midsize manufacturers operate, maintain
and troubleshoot their businesses.
NTMA-U is a fully online educational program – developed in partnership with industry experts – that can help deliver an empowered workforce and provide benefits that positively impact your bottom line. The program provides both the related instruction for a machinist apprenticeship, as well as specific incumbent worker training.
EMPOWERED TRAINING SOLUTIONS:
Tooling U-SME – NTMA has partnered with Tooling U-SME to provide even more training resources, including their catalog of over 500 specialty online classes.
ACE Program – NTMA endorses IACMI—The Composites Institute’s America’s Cutting Edge program as a way to engage the next generation of machinists and create talent pipelines for the precision manufacturing industry that is supported by the Department of Defense (DoD) to restore the prominence of the U.S. machine tools sector.
NIMS – Empower your company by utilizing NIMS’s proven training frameworks and processes. Formed in 1995 by NTMA to develop and maintain a globally competitive workforce, NIMS allows dynamic responses to our technology-driven economy, and ways to recognize the success of your workforce.
Apprenticeship – Apprenticeship is a proven solution for recruiting, training and retaining world-class manufacturing talent and can take several forms, with flexible requirements and learning options. Contact NTMA for more on information on starting and fostering an Apprenticeship.
Training Centers – Throughout the country, NTMA Chapters are connected to Advanced Manufacturing Training Centers. Contact NTMA for more information on the Centers near you.
Technical Webinars – Through NTMA Technical Webinars, get inspired and educated about emerging technologies that will upskill the workforce, improve quality and advance the future of manufacturing.
DISCOVER FUNDING FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT:
Workforce Training Funds – Budget constraints can require companies to find cost-effective solutions to provide high-quality training for their employees. NTMA has assembled a list of national, regional, and state level funding sources to help companies offset the costs needed to develop and retain skilled workers.
NTMF – The NTMF provides members a tax-deductible way to address the skills gap by investing in the next generation of employees and the future of their business and industry.
Scholarships – The National Tooling & Machining Foundation, NTMF provides scholarships up to $2500 for students pursuing degrees that will lead to manufacturing careers.