Close the Skills Gap and Create Workforce Development Programs
That Work for You


Through partnerships with educational institutions, workforce boards, and manufacturers, we help you fill the pipeline with the skilled workers needed to compete in a global economy. Our Accelerated Apprenticeship Framework provides hands-on training and instruction with a competency-based approach.


Over 5,000 organizations, from Fortune 500 global giants to midsize private companies, have used Tooling U-SME as their training provider. We’re the choice of companies like General Dynamics, Chrysler, GE-Medical, Schlumberger, and Philips.


There are not enough workers pursuing careers or upskilling their knowledge in manufacturing. New training is needed to compete in a global economy.


Tooling U-SME partners with education, workforce, and the manufacturing industry to provide workforce education and help lessen the skills gap.


Our case studies tell it all: increased productivity, elevated employee retention and buy-in, large reduction in scrap, heightened awareness in quality, and more.


Workforce Education and Development Solutions include:

  • Competency-based, industry-driven curriculum
  • Alignment with nationally recognized certifications; NIMS, MSSC, AWS, PMMI, Siemens, SME
  • Department of Labor-approved pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs
  • Workforce Performance Assessments
  • Flexible, consistent, customizable, high-quality classes that increase your capacity

What Workforce Education and Development for Manufacturers can provide:

  • A head start on program design and implementation
  • A library of more than 20,000 learning resources that are tested, proven, and ready to use
  • Workforce Performance Assessments
  • Custom-designed programs
  • Train-the-trainer programs
  • Personalized Learning Services Team to work with you every step of the way


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