Tooling U-SME continues its leadership in additive manufacturing training with the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification, the first and only certification validating an individual’s knowledge of industry-standard concepts in additive manufacturing.
The certification is ideal for individuals seeking to advance their knowledge of additive manufacturing for career advancement; for colleges as a capstone; and for organizations seeking a well-trained workforce ready to embrace this rapidly developing market.
The Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification from Tooling U-SME covers key topics such as:
- Overview of additive manufacturing (terminology, materials, and processes)
- Additive manufacturing inputs
- Secondary processes
- Technology and methods
- AM design
The certification aligns to the Additive Manufacturing Body of Knowledge compiled by Tooling U-SME, America Makes, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC), and Technician Education in Additive Manufacturing & Materials (TEAMM), with input from more than 500 additive manufacturing professionals.
The additive manufacturing industry is expected to grow exponentially, with the global value of the industry estimated to reach over $10 billion by 2021. The certification in additive manufacturing fundamentals prepares individuals for success in this rapidly growing field.
Tooling U-SME is a leader in preparing the workforce for the opportunities that additive manufacturing offers. In addition to certification, Tooling U-SME offers extensive material in additive manufacturing in a variety of training methods, including online courses, instructor-led training classes, and books and video.