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Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA)   

SME's Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) is an industry certification focused on basic manufacturing concepts, demonstrating an individual's potential for high-demand, entry-level manufacturing roles. It was designed for individuals new to manufacturing who may not currently possess enough knowledge or experience for more advanced technical certifications.



Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


SME's Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) is an industry certification focused on basic manufacturing concepts, demonstrating an individual's potential for high-demand, entry-level manufacturing roles. It was designed for individuals new to manufacturing who may not currently possess enough knowledge or experience for more advanced technical certifications. This might include high school students, dislocated workers, and individuals coming from other non-manufacturing sectors who wish to pursue a role as an assembler, manufacturing associate, production associate, production laborer, and other entry-level manufacturing occupations. It is not required that students be SME members to pursue the certification and begin work towards becoming a certified manufacturing specialist.

This industry-driven certification course demonstrates that you have basic knowledge of manufacturing and may be an ideal candidate for entry-level manufacturing employment. Fundamental topics covered include shop math, assembly, maintenance, machining, inspection, and more.

The Certified Manufacturing Associate credential offers an initial step into a technology-rich industry filled with opportunities for continued growth and advancement into higher-level positions. After earning the CMfgA, SME encourages you to explore a variety of available career pathways in manufacturing and continue with training or education to earn more advanced technical certifications. The CMfgA can be a first step and feeder into more advanced technical certifications offering careers with higher pay and skills.


  1. Safety
  2. Manufacturing Essentials
  3. Fasteners
  4. Inspection
  5. CNC
  6. Additive Manufacturing
  7. Robotics
  8. Lean
  9. Quality

What you will learn

  • Introduction to basic concepts necessary for a successful career as a Certified Manufacturing Associate
  • Foundational understanding of safety, manufacturing essentials, fasteners, inspection, CNC, additive manufacturing, robotics, lean, and quality upon completion of the course
  • Topics covered include shop math, assembly, maintenance, machining, inspection, and more

How you will benefit

  • Obtain an industry-driven certification that validates your knowledge and skills in manufacturing
  • Develop a foundational understanding of safety, manufacturing essentials, fasteners, inspection, CNC, additive manufacturing, robotics, lean, and quality
  • Enhance your employability by demonstrating to potential employers that you have a basic knowledge of manufacturing, making you an ideal candidate for entry-level manufacturing employment
  • Improve your chances of landing a job in the manufacturing industry, as the certification demonstrates that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in this field

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.

 
  • Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA)
  • Fee: $795.00
    Dates: 7/1/2024 - 9/30/2024

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