Manufacturing skills training aligned with real manufacturing jobs.
There’s only three places people can get manufacturing skills training,
and we serve them all.
Jobs our partners fill everyday
Everything you need to deliver skills training
Our skills course library has over 700 competency-based, courses in 34 competency areas.
Each skills course has a post-course assessment to ensure mastery is achieved.
We provide study guides for each skills course to ensure student success.
Instructor Training Plans
Instructor training plans are provided so you can perform on-site, hands-on training.
We have 12 career programs aligned with industry-recognized certifications.
Alternatives to College
180 Skills programs have been recognized as innovative and disruptive in Ryan Craig’s new book, “A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College”.
A New U is the first roadmap to groundbreaking programs which will lead to more student choice, better matches with employers, higher return on investment of cost and time, and stronger economic growth.
To learn more please visit www.alternativestocollege.com.
“We had our own apprentice instructors and staff members test drive the 180 Skills system before making the investment. It was a unanimous decision! 180 Skills was far superior to any other program we had used in the past.”
Joe O’Brien, SPHR/GPHR
Director of Human Resources – Oberg Industries
“As someone who previously taught higher education, you can count me amongst the group of people who has maintained a consistent doubt about the quality of education received through a virtual classroom, however I have been converted.”
Data and Policy Analyst, Adult Education, Indiana Department of Workforce Development
“I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for your continued support. For us it is literally one student at a time, changing the trajectory of their family tree.”
“180 Skills is an invaluable partner in making that happen. We are so grateful for your willingness to sustain this project.”
Director, College and Career Prep Kentucky Adult Education Skills U Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
“I think that pretty much every section is useful to almost everyone, I found some of the sections a nice refresher of things I knew but either was not utilizing or have forgotten. I also learned a few things I did not know.”
Custom Rubber Corp
Our social mission
180 Skills offers manufacturing skills training to underserved and underrepresented people, helping them to have a better life.
We believe that life is a journey that requires skills and that skills training should be there when it’s needed.
Everyone should have access to the skills they need to get a better job and increase their career opportunities, no matter what their current social or economic status might be.
Skills to pay the bills
For every new partner, we will donate five user licenses to nonprofit organizations who help veterans, at-risk youth, and the homeless.