New skills credentials to close high-tech industrial technology maintenance skills gap
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) – one of the Manufacturing USA institutes — and Ivy Tech Community College (Ivy Tech) announced the release of nine new NIMS credentials that validate key skills and competencies needed for industrial maintenance jobs. These jobs represent a critical and growing function in high-tech manufacturing focused on new technologies and innovation.
Credentials available include:
Basic Mechanical Systems
Basic Hydraulic Systems
Basic Pneumatic Systems
Electronic Control Systems
Process Control Systems
A series of webinars have been scheduled to support organizations interested in offering these credentials to their students or employees. These sessions will be held on Wednesday, February 22nd at 4 pm EST and Tuesday, February 28th at 11 am EST.
For information, visit http://nimsready.org/industrial-technology-maintenance/
Rehana BeggRehana Begg is the editor of Machinery and Equipment MRO magazine and REM – Resource Engineering and Maintenance magazine.
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