Measurement, Materials & Safety

Competencies:

  • Applied mathematics
  • Filing
  • Fits
  • Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Inspection
  • Machine maintenance
  • Machine safety
  • Machining applications
  • Materials
  • Measurements
  • Print reading
  • Shop safety

See Certification Toolkit for a complete list of competencies.

Performance Assessment Type: None (theory only)

Theory Assessment: 60 questions

Standard: Machining Level I

MET-TEC Inspection: N/A

Performance Affidavit: N/A

Online Theory Exam:

  • 60 questions
  • 90-minute time limit
  • Public fee: $35
  • Accredited program fee: $28
  • Proctor required
  • Paper version available ($70/$56)

Study Guide/Sample Test Version 1:

  • Available on Resources Page 
  • Version 2 (recommended): Available in Cengage Learning’s NIMS Machining Level I Study Guide
    • $27.95 retail
    • URL: https://goo.gl/OiS0p

Re-Take Policy for Online Theory Exam:

  • Retake available anytime
  • Fee reassessed for all retakes
  • Proctor required for all retakes