Workshop Description

Instructor Training

On-the-Job (OJT) Trainer Preparation workshops are two-day courses that are held at either the Gene Haas Education Center in Fairfax, VA, or on location at your shop. In this facilitated two-day workshop, participants will learn the theory and practical skills necessary to become a NIMS Certified OJT Trainer. The OJT Trainer credential is a prerequisite to both the OJT Senior Trainer and OJT Training Coordinator certifications.

This workshop is intended for employees who delivers on-the-job training to new and incumbent employees.

By participating in the workshop, attendees will:

  • Acquire the knowledge to be fully competent trainers
  • Demonstrate essential training skills and abilities
  • Prove training subject matter expertise by taking and passing the NIMS OJT Trainer Exam

This training is beneficial to businesses of any size, from small to Fortune 500 companies. No previous experience with NIMS is necessary, and a formal training program is not required.

The investment per participant is $695. This includes NIMS registration and exam fees, OJT Trainer Workbook, OJT Trainer Performance Demonstration Report,and professional instruction.

Upcoming OJT Workshops:

All scheduled opportunities are listed below. Click on the desired workshop date to register.

Please note that there is a 6-person minimum enrollment for all workshops. In the event that your workshop is canceled, you will have the option of attending a future workshop on the same topic or obtaining a refund.

  • October 19-20, 2017
    • Location: NIMS’ Gene Haas Education Center in Fairfax, VA
  • December 6-7, 2017
    • Location: NIMS’ Gene Haas Education Center in Fairfax, VA
  • Interested in hosting an OJT workshop at your company?
    For more information, contact NIMS at

    Customer Feedback

    Over the last thirty years, we at Methods have sent a hundred trainers out to our customers. Attending this workshop gave me the insight as to how Methods can improve our internal training. We now have the tools and the methodology to train our staff of trainers to more effectively serve our customers.
    —Rich Casey, Methods Machine Tool