National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is the standard-setting organization for precision metalworking skills. NIMS standards are accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute). CNC Machine Operator Certification and Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM) Certification are available certifications from NIMS.
CNC Machine Operator
NIMS has introduced two national certifications for CNC Machine Operators – CNC Milling Operations and CNC Lathe Operations. These certifications provide skill recommendations for CNC Machine Operators and give employers a reliable, easy way to determine if a candidate meets the qualifications for CNC Machine Operator.
Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM)
A national, industry-written, industry-piloted standard for entry-level Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM) skills.
This certification curriculum encompasses the following study areas: