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New CAM Credentials Based on Rigorous CAM Standards

Uses Performance Measure Development Requirements for the hands-on component of the credential. Allow schools and employers to customize their credentialing experience by using their own projects to validate the performance. Provides manufacturers to adjust their processes to identify optimal production paths that decrease cycle times, reduce scrapped parts and materials and improve the quality...

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NIMS Announces PM Development Requirements for Credentialing

NIMS announces the launch of Performance Measure (PM) Development Requirements which outline the documentation customers need to submit to use their own projects to validate performance for NIMS credentials. Schools and employers will no longer be required to use the standard NIMS parts or Credentialing Achievement Records for their students and employees to be eligible to earn our credentials....

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New CAM Credentials Based on Rigorous CAM Standards

Uses Performance Measure Development Requirements for the hands-on component of the credential. Allow schools and employers to customize their credentialing experience by using their own projects to validate the performance. Provides manufacturers to adjust their processes to identify optimal production paths that decrease cycle times, reduce scrapped parts and materials and improve the quality...

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NIMS Launches New Online Testing Center to Enrich User Experience and Testing Procedures

The NIMS focuses on providing industry-developed and validated, competency-based skill standards and credentials with new testing center and credentials for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and machine maintenance, service and repair (MMSR). They offer immediate test feedback, interactive test demo environment, 24/7 access to testing activity reports and electronic submission of performance...

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NIMS and Others Launch Workshop Series to close ITM skills gap.

New program launched by NIMS, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), and Ivy Tech Community CollegeÂ- will train community and technical college instructors as well as industry trainers in industrial technology maintenance (IMT). Scheduled in 2016 from March 21–23 and April 18–20, ITM workshop series will train instructors on how to implement industrial technology...

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NIMS and Gene Haas Foundation announce scholarships.

GHF-NIMS SkillsUSA Scholarship Program will award over $200,000 in scholarship funds to students competing in 3 manufacturing events at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Competitors include high school and college students from all 50 states who have won their state-level competitions in CNC Technician, CNC Milling Specialist, and CNC Turning Specialist. Medalists will...

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Montez King of NIMS will lead students at WorldSkills Competition.

Montez King, director of credentialing for National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has been announced as volunteer Expert for Manufacturing Team Challenge students competing at 43rd WorldSkills Competition (August 11–16 in SÃ-£o Paulo, Brazil). King will be responsible for preparing and mentoring 3 students who will join 16 others as part of SkillsUSA's...

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NIMS Welcomes Announcement of apprenticeships expansion.

National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) applauded Administration efforts regarding expansion of apprenticeships via $100 million competitive grant program to launch apprenticeship models in high-growth fields,Â- align apprenticeships to career pathways, and scale effective apprenticeship models. NIMS developed 12+ competency-based apprenticeship models in machining and metalworking...

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NIMS issues record number of credentials.

NIMS announced that it awarded 13,888 industry-recognized credentials last year to individuals seeking to enter into or advance in jobs in the metalworking industry. This represents aÂ- 58.8% increase from 2012. NIMS has developed skills standards ranging from entry-level to master-level that cover breadth of metalworking operations. Institute certifies individuals' skills against these...

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Paul Huber Named President of National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc.

Paul Huber Named President of National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. [FAIRFAX, VA - October 2005] Paul Huber, of Monroe Connecticut, was named President of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMSR) Board of Directors for a two-year term during a recent Board Meeting in Washington D.C. NIMS has issued over 10,000 credentials to metalworkers and accredited over 1300...

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