NIMS offers professional development workshops that cover an array of subjects, from introductory sessions like NIMS Ready, to more specialized trainings such as our On-the-Job Trainer workshops.

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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OJT Workshop in progress
On-the-Job (OJT) Trainer Preparation
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.

Teacher with 2 adult students
Machining Instructor Training
In this 5-Day 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.

ITM Instructor Workshop Candid
Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM) Instructor Training
In this 3-Day 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.

Supervisor and students
NIMS Ready
This workshop provides attendees with a working knowledge of NIMS credentialing and program accreditation procedures, and best practices for aligning curriculum with industry recognized NIMS standards and credentials.

GD&T Workshop
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Trainer
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.