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Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) Certification is a Course

Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) Certification


$950 Enroll

Full course description



The SME Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) credential demonstrates that an individual has foundational manufacturing knowledge and may be an ideal candidate for entry-level employment. It is the first step toward a lifelong career in an industry where there is opportunity for advancement and well-paying jobs.

Once the 25 course modules have been completed, you will be prepared to sit for the CMfgA certification.


Training Topics: 

  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
  • Introduction to CNC Machines
  • Introduction to Assembly
  • Safety for Assembly
  • Tools for Threaded Fasteners
  • Basic Measurement
  • Basics of Tolerance
  • Blueprint Reading
  • 5S Overview
  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality Overview
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Robot Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Intro to OSHA
  • Ergonomics
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lockout/Tagout Procedures
  • SDS and Hazard Communication
  • Hand and Power Tool Safety
  • Fire Safety and Prevention
  • Math Fundamentals
  • Math: Fractions and Decimals
  • Units of Measurement
  • Lean Manufacturing Overview

Program Highlights:

  • Content developed by industry experts
  • Accessible anytime, anywhere
  • Self-paced
  • Knowledge assessments


Online and self-paced 

Login information will be emailed to you after enrollment is completed!

Time Commitment

Modules typically take 60 minutes to complete

Potential Funding

Fast-Track funding may be available, contact Michelle Pawlak, for more information!

Additional Questions? Contact us

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