Demonstrate Your Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Through Credentials

Earn ​Credentials In ATIM

ATIM participants earn industry recognized stackable credentials to demonstrate they are qualified for manufacturing jobs in Illinois.

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

  • MSSC - Safety
  • MSSC - Quality Practices and Measurement
  • MSSC - Manufacturing Process and Production
  • MSSC - Maintenance Awareness
  • MSSC - Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)
  • MSSC - Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certificate

National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

  • NIMS - Measurement, Materials, & Safety
  • NIMS - Job Planning, Benchwork, & Layout
  • NIMS - Manual Milling
  • NIMS - Manual Turning between Centers
  • NIMS - Manual Turning with Chucking
  • NIMS - Manual Surface Grinder
  • NIMS - Manual Drill Press
  • NIMS - CNC Turning Operator
  • NIMS - CNC Milling Operator
  • NIMS - CNC Turning: Programming Setup and Operations
  • NIMS - CNC Milling: Programming Setup and Operations

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

  • APICS - Certified in Production and Inventory Management
  • APICS - Certified in Supply Chain Management (CSCP)

 American Welding Society (AWS)

  • AWS - Gas Metal Arc Welding (D1.1)
  • AWS - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding GTAW) (D1.1 and D1.3)
  • AWS - Sheild Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) (D1.1)


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