NIMS offers professional development workshops that cover an array of subjects, from introductory sessions like NIMS Ready, to more specialized trainings such as our OJT or GD&T workshops. TAACCCT grant funds may be used to cover the costs.
Below you will find our offerings and short descriptions of each workshop. Click on the name of the workshop to view available dates and to register. To view all workshops in a monthly format, please visit our Workshop Calendar. Space is limited, so we recommend that you reserve your space today!
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In this workshop, participants will gain a working knowledge of NIMS credentialing and program accreditation, learn best practices for aligning curriculum with industry recognized NIMS standards and credentials, and earn NIMS Machining Level I credentials.
In this workshop, instructors will be provided with the necessary tools and techniques to integrate NIMS credentials within their curriculum. Particular emphasis will be placed on how teach the competencies validated within the four NIMS Machining Level I CNC credentials.
This workshop is intended for intermediaries (workforce development, industry associations, colleges and training providers) and employers interested in registering an apprenticeship program with the Department of Labor.
In this workshop, instructors and trainers will gain insight into the new NIMS Level I ITM credentials and how to incorporate these credentials into their curriculum. The training will include sample lesson plans, details on equipment needed to validate these credentials, and the opportunity to earn two or more NIMS ITM Level I credentials.
This workshop provides attendees with a working knowledge of NIMS credentialing and program accreditation procedures, best practices for aligning curriculum with industry recognized NIMS standards and credentials, and the opportunity to earn one NIMS credential upon completion.
This workshop provides instructors and trainers with the knowledge they need to implement OJT training programs at their own companies. Attendees have the opportunity to become NIMS-certified OJT Trainers.
This workshop covers the applications of GD&T, based on ASME Y14.5-2009. NIMS performance parts are processed according to their geometric controls. It is designed to enhance attendees’ current knowledge and understanding of GD&T principles and practices, and is intended to be a train-the-trainer activity. Participants will learn how to effectively use GD&T in their training programs.