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Nationally-Recognized Credentials

Workshops for Warriors’ students can earn over 70 different nationally-recognized machining and welding credentials that are portable and stackable.

National Institute for Metalworking Skills

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is the only ANSI-accredited developer of precision manufacturing skill standards and competency assessments in the nation. According to the Manufacturing Institute, NIMS has developed skill standards in 24 operational areas covering the breadth of metalworking operations, with 52 distinct skills credentials. NIMS credentials cover a range of machining specialties, including CNC programming and operation.


Mastercam, for the better part of 30 years, has been the market leader in CAD/CAM for both education and industry. Learning the most widely used CAD/CAM software in the world gives workforce candidates a competitive advantage in the marketplace and increased opportunity to quickly find jobs. Mastercam provides that opportunity. Mastercam University is their training program.


SolidWorks, a Dassault Systèmes brand, is a world leader in 3D solutions that helps millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Their products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, data management, electrical design, and technical communications. The SolidWorks focus on ease-of-use allows more engineers, designers and more technology professionals than ever before to take advantage of 3D. More than three million product designers and engineers worldwide use SolidWorks to bring their designs to life – from the coolest gadgets to innovations that deliver a better tomorrow. Millions of students have graduated with SolidWorks training.

American Welding Society

American Welding Society (AWS) is the United States’ premier entity for welding certification and has a vast collection of certification documents on its website. They provide the industry standards for welding and joining of metal, plastics, and other materials through their own codes and qualification procedures.


National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) develops, implements, and sustains industry recognized portable certifications built on national skills standards. The organization was established to address the need for strong partnerships between industry and educational institutions.

14,466 Credentials Since 2008 – And Counting

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