Tooling U – SME
and NOCTI are pleased to announce a collaboration related to Additive Manufacturing. The Tooling U – SME certification is ideal for individuals seeking to work in additive manufacturing roles in automotive, aerospace, and medical equipment. It is also ideal for high schools and colleges as a capstone or standalone achievement to increase workforce readiness in additive manufacturing.
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 assessment can be administered either paper/pencil or online through QuadNet, NOCTI’s online assessment system
Multiple-choice component only
Pre-tests and study guides are not currently available for this program
Secondary participants successfully passing the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals assessment with a 70% or higher will earn a digital badge and certificate issued by Tooling U – SME. Learn more about digital badges.