Catalyst Connection Announces CMfgA Training Program

People | David Rea| April 21, 2022

The Certified Manufacturing Associate training program helps prepare dislocated workers, underemployed individuals, veterans, and more start a new career in manufacturing. The 25-class online training program from Tooling U-SME can be bundled with the nationally recognized Certified Manufacturing Associate credential. This training program prepares individuals for high-demand, entry-level careers including assemblers, manufacturing associates, and production operators. It can also be used by manufacturers as an effective onboarding program for new employees.

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.

To learn more about the Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) training program and associated courses, click here.

The SkillMill19 learning management system is currently being used by job-seekers in the region. Stay tuned for additional information on how manufacturers can access this system in the near future! For more information, contact Nate Broadus at