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What's your specialty or area of expertise? Find exactly the classes you're seeking under our functional areas. We've categorized our over 500 unique online classes and almost 100 instructor-led trainings by purpose to make it easier to find those that pertain to your specific domain. Tooling U-SME provides a broad yet deep catalog of manufacturing training topics. Plus, every class has been reviewed and validated by subject-matter experts, assuring that our content is accurate, pertinent, and field-tested.

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Foundational

Successful manufacturing requires mastery of a critical body of knowledge that includes essential concepts in applied mathematics, measurement and inspection, safety, and quality/lean, as well as an understanding of the ...

Machining

Machining best practices are specific to either the task or the device. For grinding, metal-cutting, or work holding, many tools can be used to complete the task. With devices, some ...

Maintenance

Maintenance requires a thorough understanding of how machines and systems function to keep them running without breakdowns and in service for their expected lifespan and beyond. Our maintenance courses cover ...

Welding

Welding encompasses different types of welding and welding safety for oxyfuel and SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW arc welding, as well as plasma cutting. Other classes cover fuel types and ...

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing is a process by which objects are created through joining or combining materials, often in layers, using a three-dimensional computer model. Our classes include training in technology known ...

Stamping / Forming / Fabricating

Stamping/Forming/Fabricating runs the gamut from labor and safety-intensive press-brake and stamping operations to the intricacies of die setting. This area includes instruction on the different types of strippers, coil handling ...

Composites Processing

In Composites Processing, materials are made by combining a binding resin with small filaments of solid material. Composite objects are created by molding, injecting, spraying, and vacuum bagging, resulting in ...

Assembly / Final Stage Processes

Assembly is a process by which two or more objects are joined together to make a more complex piece. Performed manually or with machines, assembly uses several methods. Our classes ...

Design & Engineering

Design & Engineering emphasizes using sensible, economical, and precise methods in the creation of objects and materials. This area employs best practices in inspection, measurement, and production methodology and practical, ...

Leadership

Mastery of essential engineering and business practices is essential to leadership in manufacturing. We cover the breadth and depth of leadership with classes on supply chains, accounting, and estimating, plus ...