Workforce & Community-Based Organizations
We partner with workforce development organizations to develop a skilled manufacturing workforce, benefiting individuals by preparing them for in-demand jobs and supporting manufacturers by building a pipeline of qualified workers.
As a workforce organization, you’re challenged to prepare job seekers for real job opportunities — quickly. Short-term, competency-based training from Tooling U-SME helps you do that. We work with you to build the manufacturing workforce and grow the local industry.
- Create real-world, learning environments
- Develop skilled workers who can be placed into high-demand, high-growth jobs quickly and build a pipeline of qualified candidates for local manufacturers
- Provide a clear path to employment by using the same curriculum as the most successful manufacturers in the world, with the flexibility to align training to the needs of local employers
- Open doors for job seekers, including those new to manufacturing, dislocated workers and underserved populations such as women, underemployed individuals, veterans, at-risk youth, justice-involved individuals, and more
Tooling U-SME creates workforce development programs that connect students and underserved populations with high-wage, in-demand jobs through, short-term training, apprenticeships, nationally recognized industry certifications, industry-driven pre-employment training programs and assessments. Learn how you can partner with Tooling U-SME to develop a skilled manufacturing workforce that benefits individuals and supports manufacturers.
Economic Development Organizations
Tooling U-SME helps to build healthy state and regional economies by partnering with economic development organizations to recruit, onboard, and train a skilled workforce with skills assessments, pre-employment, and on-the-job training programs.
We have nearly 600 online classes that cover in-demand topics including Machining, Welding, Industrial Maintenance, Mechatronics, Engineering, Additive, Robotics, Smart Manufacturing, and more.Learn More
Training from instructors with vast experience in manufacturing incorporates hands-on learning with industrial-level training equipment for a real-world experience.Learn More
Validate knowledge and help workers get ahead with industry-recognized professional credentials.Learn More
Determine what individuals already know and what they need to learn so you can effectively train to fill knowledge gaps.Learn More
Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships
Pair on-the-job training with related training instruction (RTI) using Tooling U-SME online classes to provide guided learning paths for educators and industry.Learn More