Drill Press II


  • Job planning and management
  • Quality control and inspection
  • Process adjustment and improvement
  • General maintenance
  • Industrial safety and environmental protection
  • Career management and employment relations
  • Written and oral communications
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering drawings and sketches
  • Measurement
  • Metalworking theory
  • Applied materials

Industry Standard

Machining Level II


  • Assessment Type: Print (from official blueprint only)
  • MET-TEC Inspection: Required
  • Performance Affidavit: Submitted online via evaluator

Note: The performance assessment for Drill Press I and Drill Press II is the same. Once a candidate completes the part for either credential, the affidavit is marked as received for both. The candidate must take and pass both theory tests to earn both credentials.


  • 41 questions
  • 90-minute time limit
  • Proctor required
  • Paper version available
  • Retake policy


Visit the Credentialing Fees page for the latest pricing information.

Study Material

  • From NIMS: None at this time
  • Endorsed Third-Party Materials: None at this time