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Technical Certification

Whether you are just starting out, or you are a seasoned professional, certification can help you become a high-value commodity to your employer and be among the most sought-after individuals in your industry. Certifications not only help you attain knowledge, they prove it. Certifications are a recognized and respected industry credential.

Certified Manufacturing Associate

Certified Manufacturing Associate

The CMfgA focuses on basic manufacturing concepts and that demonstrates an individual’s potential for high-demand, entry-level careers, including assemblers, manufacturing associates, and production operators.
Certified Manufacturing Technologist

Certified Manufacturing Technologist

The CMfgT is an entry-level certification that benefits both new manufacturing engineers and experienced manufacturing engineers without other credentials.
Certified Manufacturing Engineer

Certified Manufacturing Engineer

The CMfgE is ideal for those in a leadership position or who have supported manufacturing practices and processes in an organization.

How Do I Recertify?

To ensure you stay on top of the latest advances, and maintain a strong competitive edge, you must recertify every three years to maintain your Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) and/or Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) standing.
Certification Online Classes

Prepare with Online Classes

SME’s training division, Tooling U-SME, offers industry-leading online classes to prepare for technical certification exams. Approximately one hour each, these classes are convenient and engaging.
Certification Resources

Certification Resources

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