Credentials

Each NIMS credential represents a collection of skills and knowledge, and a person that earns one has demonstrated competency in that occupational area. As that person earns more of these stackable credentials, they show that they have an array of skills that have been verified against an industry-written standard.

Use the filters below to browse through the available credentials by industry or skills level, or use the search bar to find a particular credential. Click on a credential name to find the competencies it covers, as well as all the related resources, including the performance assessment.

CNC Lathe II

One page for everything you need to know about the CNC Lathe II credential (also referred to as CNC Turning II).
Machining - Classic
Level II (journey level)

CNC Mill II

One page for everything you need to know about the CNC Mill II credential.
Machining - Classic
Level II (journey level)

Milling II

One page for everything you need to know about the Milling II credential.
Machining - Classic
Level II (journey level)

Turning II (Between Centers)

One page for everything you need to know about the Turning II (Between Centers) credential.
Machining - Classic
Level II (journey level)

Turning II (Chucking)

One page for everything you need to know about the Turning II (Chucking) credential.
Machining - Classic
Level II (journey level)
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