180 Skills news

Oct 31 180 Skills Course Catalog Release 5 – Online Education That Works for Manufacturers

700 courses – 34 competency areas Technical and soft skills Great education for real careers

Aug 15 Advanced manufacturing program launched at Newark public high school

180 Skills and Schools That Can have partnered with Newark Public Schools West Side High School to launch a career and technical education (CTE) advanced manufacturing program that teaches skills aligned with 9,000 open jobs in the five-county region.

Jul 10 180 Skills powers Army advanced manufacturing skills education

Jun 16 180 Skills and Alternative Pathways Programs

Alternative Pathways Programs – 180 Skills highlighted by Tyton Patners and the James Irvine Foundation A two-part publication highlighting how alternative pathways programs can accelerate employment prospects for low-income adults

Mar 9 Why I Moved to Indiana and Joined 180 Skills

Why I Moved to Indiana and Joined 180 Skills Last month, I posted a blog on LinkedIn that was a personal reflection of why I love manufacturing. It shared a bit about what powers my passion and purpose. People. Every single day, I get out of bed wanting to support the people that make our lives easier and make this […]


Indianapolis – February 13, 2017 – Today, 180 Skills, LLC, is announcing that it has selected Jennifer McNelly as its new President. Jennifer will join 180 Skills on February 16, 2017. As President, Jennifer will lead industry engagement and strategy for 180 Skills, focusing on national and international strategic partnerships.

Feb 12 180 Skills – Technology Based Exit Strategy

This past year has been a busy one for 180 Skills, LLC. Not only have we launched our new online school but we have been collaborating with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) and the Soldier for Life Program at Fort Lee in Virginia to offer skills training for their exiting military. The latest issue of Military Advanced Education […]

Jun 8 CNC Certification – Your Next Big Career Step

CNC machines (Computerized Numerical Control) are machine tools controlled by a specialized computer. They come in a wide range of types: mills, lathes, plasma cutters, drills, and more. Almost every machine tool used in manufacturing has a CNC variant. What Is CNC? CNC stands for Computerized Numerical Control. CNC allows for the efficient and cost-effective manufacturing of large quantities of […]

May 28 180 Skills Powers Army Advanced Manufacturing CNC Skills Education

For Immediate Release: May 27, 2015 Contacts: Office of the Governor: Brian Coy, (804) 225-4260, Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov | Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing: Alicia Durham, 804-722-3700, alicia.durham@ccam-va.com Governor Announces New Training Initiative to Transition Veterans into Advanced Manufacturing Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has launched a new advanced manufacturing training program for active […]

May 18 How Composite Manufacturing and Repair Training Can Help You Get Ahead

So you’re ready to embark on a new career path, one that offers the potential for growth along with a healthy job outlook. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 264,000 job openings in manufacturing in 2014. The site goes on to state, “Industry experts say there’s a need for workers with the right skills in manufacturing. Employers […]