FAQs

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Who is the sponsor?

Visit the Credentialing page of the NIMS site to download a Machining Testing Guide and/or Industrial Technology Maintenance Testing Guide. Sponsor responsibilities and registration instructions are found in the guide.
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Who needs to be registered before my students/trainees can test?

Before testing begins, NIMS requires registration of sponsors, proctors, and more.
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Who sets the wage for apprentices? And is there a training wage?

Apprentices are paid on a graduated wages scale that increases to the journey worker level at the end of the apprenticeship. This wage is determined by the employer.
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Why should I get credentials?

To demonstrate that your skills meet national industry...
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