University of Southern Indiana

NIMS Machining Level I Certification

The University of Southern Indiana, in collaboration with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) offers NIMS Machining Level I Certification Training. NIMS is the nation’s only distinction for excellence in metalworking training as based on NIMS industry-written, industry approved skills standards. Accredited programs demonstrate the ability to produce skilled, work-ready individuals that fulfill industry’s 21st century workforce needs.

Credentialed faculty in the USI Applied Engineering Center teach all classes.  Hands-on training and online simulations combine to assure participants the opportunity to earn up to 11 different industry-recognized credentials.

  • Measurement, Materials and Safety
  • Job Planning, Benchwork and Layout
  • Manual Milling Skills I
  • CNC Turning-Operations
  • CNC Milling – Operations
  • Grinding Skills I
  • Drill Press Skills I
  • CNC Turning- Programming Setup and Operations
  • CNC Milling – Programming Setup and Operations
  • Turning Operations - Turning Between Centers
  • Turning Operations - Turning Chucking Skills

Dates and times are scheduled at the client’s convenience and when USI students are not in class at the Applied Engineering Center. We can group specific topics or train on individual topics in order to fit your business needs.

Contact Paula Nurrenbern, manager, customized solutions at 812-461-5425 or, for a needs assessment to see how our programs can meet the training needs of your company or organization.

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