Tooling U-SME works with hundreds of educational institutions to provide consistent, high-quality training that is flexible and customizable. Our industry-based curriculum helps you increase capacity, allowing you more time for hands-on training. We help prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skill requirements to meet the needs of your manufacturing community. 

Online Training — Through partnerships with educational institutions, Tooling U-SME helps build capacity to fill the pipeline with the skilled workers needed to compete in a global economy. We provide competency-based, industry-driven curriculum with our online classes, which are developed by subject-matter experts. These classes offer incredible ease of use for students, instructors and administrators. View the catalog
Apprenticeships — The Tooling U-SME Apprenticeship Accelerated Framework is aligned with the Department of Labor (DOL), helping educators and manufacturers recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce with demand-driven education.  The process is streamlined through assessments, and our online curriculum is easily integrated into already-existing courses in manufacturing. View apprenticeships

Career Pathways — We provide industry-driven curriculum to help your program meet the requirements of local manufacturers, leading to job placements in your area. When combined with hands-on learning, students can explore careers in machining, maintenance, mechatronics, welding, additive, robotics and more. View the catalog

Skills Certifications — Tooling U-SME’s online tools can help increase students’ knowledge and prepare them for nationally recognized certifications. To get students started in the right direction, Tooling U-SME has aligned our online training classes to the following nationally recognized training certifications: 

  • NIMS
  • MSSC
  • AWS
  • SME (CMfgE)
  • Siemens Mechatronics