NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills

NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) certifies a skilled workforce for a global economy. Empowering organizations and individuals since 1995.
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NIMS sets industry skills standards, certifies individual skills against the standards, accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements, and promotes innovative solutions, such as competency-based apprenticeship, to connect credentialed and work-ready individuals with employers.

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05/06/2021

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The RCBI Machinist Technology/CNC graduates we're honoring today are earning not just their associate degree in conjunction with Mountwest Community & Technical College and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, but also more than 50 NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills credentials, which means their skills meet industry established standards. Many already have jobs! Congrats!

Great Job!! Danville Area Community College
04/23/2021

Great Job!! Danville Area Community College

04/23/2021

Don't forget to nominate those amazing Administrative Staff members at #NIMS associated organizations that help you in #manufacturing in your education at your #tradeschool #careerandtechnicaleducation #CommunityCollege or #highschool
#metalworking #machining #skills #skilledtrade

04/21/2021

We would like to thank all Administrative members but especially those in the #manufacturing industry for helping students/individuals reach their goals! We speak to many of you daily and know how hard you work to make sure things run smoothly for your programs.
📢 In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, NIMS would like to recognize the awesome administrative staff that work at your school 🏫(HS, College, Trade, Career/Tech) or organization by sending a gift card as a small gesture of our appreciation to the 20 individuals with the most nominations!

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👏 Comment the admin member's name and organization - so we know who to contact 📞
**YOU CAN NOMINATE YOURSELF!🤳
*Nominate until Sunday 4/25 11:59pm

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03/22/2021

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Nathaniel “Blake” Crowe, Broome High School senior and Machine Tool Technology II student, received his first NIMS certification pertaining to Measurement, Materials, and Safety. Congratulations on this great accomplishment. We are very proud of you. #DMTCPrepares NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills

03/10/2021
Meghan West with MasterCam

Excited to hear from Meghan West, President and CEO of Mastercam as we celebrate women in skilled trades all month long!

03/08/2021

Happy International Women's Day!

Fun Fact: 7/10 NIMS employees are women

Wishing all the women today a happy #internationalwomensday2021
03/08/2021

Wishing all the women today a happy #internationalwomensday2021

Wishing all the women today a happy #internationalwomensday2021

Congratulations!!!
03/08/2021

Congratulations!!!

We did it! We are proud to announce that we are officially acknowledged by the NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program for Industrial Technology Maintenance. This is a great opportunity for colleges, aspiring apprentices to get DOL industry recognized credentials, and for employers to recruit a more diverse, skilled, and talented workforce. Learn more about IRAP here:

http://bit.ly/IRAP-01

03/03/2021
Live Interview with JoDee Newton

Check out my first interview with JoDee Newton as she shares her career journey in manufacturing! We are celebrating Women in Skilled Trades all month long!

We are looking forward to celebrating National Women's Month starting this Monday! Stay tuned for a series of live inter...
02/26/2021

We are looking forward to celebrating National Women's Month starting this Monday! Stay tuned for a series of live interviews profiling Women in Skilled trades all month long #NationalWomensMonth #skilledtrades #manufacturing

We are looking forward to celebrating National Women's Month starting this Monday! Stay tuned for a series of live interviews profiling Women in Skilled trades all month long #NationalWomensMonth #skilledtrades #manufacturing

02/26/2021

Thank you for the shoutout New Century Careers

New Century Careers recognizes Black History Month, profiles NIMS Executive Director Montez King. "Machinist training op...
02/22/2021
News | New Century Careers

New Century Careers recognizes Black History Month, profiles NIMS Executive Director Montez King.
"Machinist training opens the door to a broad range of career opportunities: programmer, quality control, sales or repair of machines, an instructor, a manager or owner of a machine shop and more, as my own career demonstrates.”
https://www.ncsquared.com/news/

Montez King, executive director of NIMS, the nationally-recognized organization responsible for developing national standards and competency-based credentials in manufacturing trades,

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02/10/2021

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🎺 Pre-register [email protected]'s Women in Skilled Trades Experience! March is International Women's Month and we're providing YOU with tools to celebrate women and promote skilled trades careers. Visit https://hubs.li/H0Fww7q0 today! Thanks to our partners Arts Media and Entertainment CA Schools Mastercam, SME Education Foundation, NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills, ABBMotorsMechUS, & Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

2021 Partnership: NIMS and Edge Factor provide Free Experiences to Inspire the Future Workforce #manufacturing #skilledt...
02/01/2021
2021 Partnership: NIMS and Edge Factor provide Free Experiences to Inspire the Future Workforce | NIMS

2021 Partnership: NIMS and Edge Factor provide Free Experiences to Inspire the Future Workforce #manufacturing #skilledtrades #handsonlearning
https://www.nims-skills.org/news/2021-01-27/1065

Back to all news 2021 Partnership: NIMS and Edge Factor provide Free Experiences to Inspire the Future Workforce This year, the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is partnering with Edge Factor to inspire students and job-seekers to pursue career pathways in manufacturing and other Ski...

Great example of Skills Training and Confidence Buildinghttps://www.americanmachinist.com/cad-and-cam/media-gallery/2113...
01/06/2021
Skills Training and Confidence Building | CNC Software Inc.

Great example of Skills Training and Confidence Building

https://www.americanmachinist.com/cad-and-cam/media-gallery/21138464/skills-training-and-confidence-building-cnc-software-inc?utm_source=AM+Weekly+Update&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CPS201224003&o_eid=6375D6966723F3A&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C6375D6966723F3A&oly_enc_id=6375D6966723F3A

The Advanced Manufacturing Center at Stark State College gives students the information and ability they will need for careers in CNC programming and machine-tool operating, along with a love of the work they do.

An amazing group of instructors, very excited, always willing to learn and get better! Northeastern Technical College In...
11/18/2020

An amazing group of instructors, very excited, always willing to learn and get better! Northeastern Technical College Instructor Workshop
Left to Right:
Michael Black-Mechatronics Instructor
Marty Gooden-Machine Tool Technology Instructor-Manual
Ronald Yancey-Machine Tool Instructor-CNC
Mike Blizzard- NIMS Workshop Instructor
David McGee-Machine Tool Instructor-Auxiliary in both labs plus Autocad, CAM and special industry training
Scott Van Pelt- Business Industry Training Coordinator, multiple campuses
Dr. Robert Taylor-Dean of Workforce Training
#instructors #machining #gettingbettertogether #teamwork

11/12/2020
Performance Measure Competition | NIMS

Compete in our first ever Performance Measure (PM) Competition to develop your own hands-on projects to validate performance for NIMS credentials!
https://www.nims-skills.org/performance-measure-competition

Performance Measure Competition In celebration of Manufacturing Month 2020, NIMS is excited to announce our first ever Performance Measure (PM) Competition to develop your own hands-on projects to validate performance for NIMS credentials in the following categories: Manual Machining, CNC Machining....

11/02/2020
Performance Measure Competition | NIMS

Do you have a project you want to share to validate performance?
Check out our competition!
https://www.nims-skills.org/performance-measure-competition

Performance Measure Competition In celebration of Manufacturing Month 2020, NIMS is excited to announce our first ever Performance Measure (PM) Competition to develop your own hands-on projects to validate performance for NIMS credentials in the following categories: Manual Machining, CNC Machining....

The feeling is mutual. It's been an honor to be part of this. Looking forward to getting more programs #IRAP recognized....
10/15/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: NIMS Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) Overview. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

The feeling is mutual. It's been an honor to be part of this. Looking forward to getting more programs #IRAP recognized. Learn more: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rL21bnjxS2-ul8V9cNmW7A

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: NIMS Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) Overview. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

10/05/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: NIMS Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) Overview. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Learn more about IRAP and apply to NIMS for recognition of your program. Register and join our FREE community webinar on Monday, October 19th at 1pm EST. https://lnkd.in/gcVV-MZ #manufacturing #apprenticeship #irap

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: NIMS Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) Overview. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

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10/01/2020

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Congratulations to our friends at NIMS - National Institute for Metalworking Skills and thank you for your commitment to help close the skills gap. Together, We Build Careers! https://www.nims-skills.org/news/2020-09-30/1008

NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) hosted Eugene Scalia, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Fri...
09/30/2020

NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) hosted Eugene Scalia, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Friday, September 25, 2020 for the official signing ceremony of its selection as one of the 18 Standards Recognition Entities (SREs) for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).
https://www.nims-skills.org/news/2020-09-30/1008

Congrats Chippewa Valley Technical College on their Accreditation! "Machine Tooling Technics, which became the first pro...
08/11/2020
CVTC Culinary Management, Machine Tooling Technics programs earn accreditation

Congrats Chippewa Valley Technical College on their Accreditation! "Machine Tooling Technics, which became the first program in the state accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills in 2015, has earned re-accreditation for another five years."

https://chippewa.com/news/local/cvtc-culinary-management-machine-tooling-technics-programs-earn-accreditation/article_1559d686-e9a1-51ab-8895-94064c3fad79.html

Two Chippewa Valley Technical College programs have earned accreditation, certifying that they maintain national standards established by third-party professional organizations.

"Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute is offering $1,500 scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation to prepare student...
08/06/2020
Ivy Tech offers $1,500 scholarships for CNC machinist career training

"Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute is offering $1,500 scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation to prepare students for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinist careers and to help close the skills gap in the modern manufacturing industry. A limited number of scholarships are available for new or returning students to enroll in Ivy Tech’s Machine Tool Technology technical certificate or associate degree programs in the Fall 2020 Semester."
#ivytech #GeneHaas

https://www.hoosiertimes.com/ivy-tech-offers-1-500-scholarships-for-cnc-machinist-career-training/article_3197d26c-d10d-11ea-aad5-df1101ec2b11.html

TERRE HAUTE — Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute is offering $1,500 scholarships

“This generous grant from Duke Energy will be a game changer for the college’s adult learners interested in work-based l...
08/03/2020
Duke Energy awards Alamance Community College $179,000

“This generous grant from Duke Energy will be a game changer for the college’s adult learners interested in work-based learning opportunities in industrial technology fields,” ACC Executive Vice President Scott Queen said."
https://www.thetimesnews.com/story/news/local/2020/07/28/duke-energy-awards-alamance-community-college-179000/112490600/

Duke Energy has awarded Alamance Community College $179,000 to create new apprenticeships focused on adult learners...

An example of hard work paying off! These students are learning and "Completing these credentials help prepare them for ...
07/17/2020
CCCTC students receive metalworking credentials

An example of hard work paying off! These students are learning and "Completing these credentials help prepare them for their future in becoming a machinist."

http://www.theprogressnews.com/news/education/ccctc-students-receive-metalworking-credentials/article_6bdbbb09-fe4a-5cce-a6c7-a1022ace8804.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

Students in the metal engineering technology program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center recently completed several National Institute for Metalworking Skills credentials in their program.

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I just gave my class the measurement materials and safety test almost the whole class failed Ive never had it happen it appears that NIMS changed the test but still have the study guides on the site from 2003 ,Why is this ?
Can anyone recommend a good study guide for the Drill press and grinding for the nims tests
Mr. Matt Call, the Director at United Technical Center, proudly presents Chase Dunaway with his NIMS CNC Turning: Programming, Set-up and Operation Level 1 certification. This is the first CNC certification earned at United Technical Center. Congratulations Chase on a job well done.